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Less than a month until the release of my Prohibition-era novel, The Yankee Club. Until then you can read weekly excerpts on my blog each Tuesday.

More News: Harlequin just re-released my first mystery, Try and Catch the Wind. Take a peek at the free excerptl or purchase the book here: http://www.harlequin.com/storeitem.ht...

On August 12, Random House Alibi will release the first Jake and Laura mystery, The Yankee Club.
With all the style and wit of the classic "Thin Man" movies, The Yankee Club follows a detective turned mystery writer and a Broadway actress in 1933 as they investigate the murder of their childhood friend, along the way uncovering a Nazi plot against newly elected President Franklin Roosevelt.

The Yankee Club, will be follow...more


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In Michael Murphy’s action packed Prohibition-era novel of suspense, a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York City-uncovering a criminal conspiracy of terrifying proportions.


The Yankee Club


Chapter 2


The Lone Ranger


While Bridgette sang another jazzy number, Danny returned to our table and straightened his suit. “I gave...

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Goodbye Emily
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The Yankee Club
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 27 ratings — expected publication 2014
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Scorpion Bay
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Try and Catch the Wind
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Secrets Of Sheridan Manor
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Class of '68
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Cuts Like A Knife
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Cold File
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“They met at Woodstock, and their love lasted a lifetime. Heartbroken but determined he calls on his two best friends to help him return to where it all began. One last roadtrip. One last chance to say Good-bye, Emily”
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message 8: by Sara

Sara Thanks so much for the invite, Michael, and the welcome to Boomer's lit. It's great to connect!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 6: by Beth

Beth Hi Michael,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


message 5: by James

James Bailey Honor O'Flynn A historical fiction and young adult story about a fourteen year-old girl kidnapped from Ireland in 1700 and brought to Maryland to be sold as a bride. She wanted William to buy her contract, maintain her chastity, and semd home for the money to pay for her return. He wanted a wife and family. The real question bacame what did God want?


message 3: by Yas

Yas Thanks Michael for the request! Your genre sounds like right up my alley, will check your books at out at some stage. Thanks for the good luck. I will need it! =D


message 2: by Gigi

Gigi Hi Michael! Thanks for the friendship! I hope you're having a great weekend!

- Gigi


Bobbie  Crawford-McCoy So nice to meet you, Michael!


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