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Michael Haskins

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Mystery Writer living in Key West, Florida. A member of MWA and ITA and PWA. Short story, Vampire Slayer Murdered in Key West, was nominated for a best short story of 2012 for a Shamus Award. He has seven books in his Mick Murphy Key West Mystery series.
Haskins worked as the business editor/writer for the local Key West daily and then as the public information officer for the city, all of which has enriched his understanding of how Key West functions.

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Michael Haskins My non-fiction was mostly journalism that often required research. I think researching helped me in my fiction writing. Short news stories helped me…moreMy non-fiction was mostly journalism that often required research. I think researching helped me in my fiction writing. Short news stories helped me keep my fiction short as I could and I just naturally fell into short chapters. I think it's considered "USA Today" syndrome. Tell it all, but keep it short!
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Mick Murphy's Law: A Mick M...

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Stairway to the Bottom - A ...

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Free Range Institution

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Alibi for Evil: A Mick Murp...

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To Beat the Devil  - A Mick...

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REVENGE - A Mick Murphy Mys...

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Car Wash Blues

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Tijuana Weekend: A Mick Mur...

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Nobody Wins

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Today’s publish world is changing faster than I can swill a Guinness. I, like many others, have benefited from it. My last three books have been independently publish. Each has gone through the editing and cover design once offered by my traditional publisher. Two differences, I pay for the editing and cover design and like the result much better.

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Description: A murder mystery that begins in Key West and ends in Havana, Cuba.

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Michael Murphy Congratulations on the release of Nobody Wins. I just added it to my to read list. Thanks for connecting on Goodreads. Hope you'll put my Prohibition-era mystery, The Yankee Club on your to read list. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2....


Michael Haskins My pleasure. Just returned from a local book signing and did well. Hope you are doing well and writing every day!


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Beth Hi Michael,
Thanks for sending a GR friend request to this fellow crime writer!


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