New story released!

New story released!

Michael’s short story THE APREX PREDATOR takes readers back to the territory of Lincoln Perry — only this time, told through the eyes of one of the detective’s criminal associates, Thor, a character who appeared in both TONIGHT I SAID GOODBYE and A...

THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD sold to 20th Century Fox

Happy to report that there is already a film sale on the next book! THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD has been optioned by 20th Century Fox in conjunction with Film Rites and producers Steve Zaillian and Garrett Basch. Zaillian has been nominated for four Academy Awards, and...
Sneak preview…

Sneak preview…

Preliminary cover design of the new one, due out in April. How about this gorgeous cover? Kudos to Ploy Siripant, Mario Pulice, and the rest of the LB team involved with the design. Amazing to see them turn a concept into a cover. A lot of hard work, to say the least....

Farewell to a great friend

I lost a great friend this week named George Juergens. A retired professor emeritus of history at Indiana University, George was introduced to me years ago by my writing mentor, Bob Hammel. We had regular lunches for years, first in my days at the newspaper in...

PROPHET screenwriter honored in Variety

Nice mention of Reid Carolin, who will be adapting The Prophet for Nick Weschler Productions. Reid was named one of the 10 Screenwriters to Watch by Variety. Very excited to see his adaptation. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118062628

Tour round two done — thanks!

Time to do some writing. Lately I’ve been doing more deleting. But many thanks to everyone who came out to the various fall stops. It was great to see everyone and I appreciate the support of the books. Thrilled to report that you will not see my ugly mug in...