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Michael W. Sherer

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Michael W. Sherer is the Thriller Award-nominated, best-selling author of Night Blind, the first in the Seattle-based Blake Sanders thriller series, which also was named a best book of 2012 by The Examiner’s “Miami Books.” Night Tide, the second in the series, was released in September, 2013, on Kindle and in print. His other books include six novels in the award-winning Emerson Ward mystery series, the stand-alone suspense novel, Island Life, which was a USA Book News “Best Books” award-winner in 2008, and the Tess Barrett YA thriller series.

A member and past regional vice president of Mystery Writers of America, Mike is also a member of the International Thriller Writers. He’s served as a judge for both MWA’s Edgar and ITW’s Thriller Awa
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With two weeks to go until the calendar tells us one year has ended and another begins, the “year’s best” lists proliferate like fungus after a hard rain. Though we seemed hard-wired to judge and pigeon-hole others, to rank things in orderly fashion so we can easily choose what or whom we associate with, here are five reasons they’re meaningless, especially when it comes to books.

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Published on December 16, 2012 17:04 • 68 views • Tags: best-books, best-of-lists, best-thriller-lists, best-thrillers-2012, year-end-lists
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Night Blind (Blake Sanders,...
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Island Life
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Night Tide (Blake Sanders #2)
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Night Drop (Blake Sanders #3)
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Death on a Budget
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2010
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Death Is No Bargain
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Death Came Dressed in White...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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An Option on Death
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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A Forever Death
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Little Use for Death
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Michael Sherer Zoë wrote: "Hi Michael. Thanks for Friending me. Nice to catch up with you here!"

Likewise.


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Zoë Sharp Hi Michael. Thanks for Friending me. Nice to catch up with you here!


Michael Sherer Peg wrote: "Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Michael."

My pleasure. Happy reading!


message 5: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Michael.


message 4: by Kris

Kris Neri Thanks for adding this mystery & paranormal author. Much luck with your writing.

Kris

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message 3: by Mark

Mark Bouton Hi, Michael. You have an interesting background. Good luck with your writing.


message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Michael,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author here as well as elsewhere!


message 1: by Lynda

Lynda Hi, Michael! I, too, have worked at any number of jobs. I consider it all fodder for my novels. It looks like you're a mystery/thriller fan. If you ever want to read outside your favorite genre (and especially if you like dogs), I recently finished reading THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN by Garth Stein. It was excellent. Enjoy!


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