Mike Befeler

more photos (4)

Donnell...
140 books | 1,050 friends

Erik Th...
329 books | 1,316 friends

Christi...
82 books | 566 friends

3 no 7
881 books | 409 friends

Carol O...
123 books | 321 friends

Lorie Ham
8 books | 322 friends

Manda C...
2,181 books | 1,291 friends

Rebecca...
91 books | 3,161 friends

More friends…

Mike Befeler

Goodreads Author


Born
The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
March 2008


Mike Befeler writes the humorous Paul Jacobson "Geezer Lit" mystery series featuring an ocotgenarian protagonist with short-term memory loss. The series includes: Retirement Homes Are Murder, Living With Your Kids Is Murder, Senior Moments Are Murder, Cruising in Your Eighties Is Murder, Care Homes Are Murder and Nursing Homes Are Murder. His other books include Unstuff Your Stuff, Death of a Scam Artist, The Tesla Legacy, The Best Chicken Thief in All of Europe, Court Trouble, Murder on the Switzerland Trail, Mystery of the Dinner Playhouse, The V V Agency and The Back Wing. Mike retired from the computer data storage industry to write full time. He's past president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. ...more

To ask Mike Befeler questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Mike Befeler The Tortilla Curtain by T. C. Boyle, Once We Were Brothers by Ronald H. Balson, Quiet Hero by Rita Cosby
Mike Befeler Patricia, the first four books in the Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series are out in audio (Retirement Homes Are Murder, Living with Your Kids Is …morePatricia, the first four books in the Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series are out in audio (Retirement Homes Are Murder, Living with Your Kids Is Murder, Senior Moments Are Murder and Cruising in Your Eighties Are Murder). The other two (Care Homes Are Murder and Nursing Homes
Are Murder) are under contract to come out as audio but no dates yet. My paranormal geezer-lit mystery, The Back Wing, is out as audio. This takes place in a retirement community where there is a front wing with normal but snobby people and a back wing with friendly but extraordinary residents. And don't believe the myth that vampires don't age. They get older, move into retirement homes, lose their teeth and gum people on the throats. https://www.amazon.com/BACK-WING-Unab...(less)
Average rating: 3.68 · 951 ratings · 240 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Retirement Homes Are Murder...

3.62 avg rating — 268 ratings — published 2007 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Living with Your Kids Is Mu...

3.70 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 2009 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Senior Moments Are Murder (...

3.71 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cruising in your Eighties i...

3.93 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nursing Homes Are Murder (P...

3.61 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mystery of the Dinner Playh...

3.17 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Care Homes Are Murder (Paul...

3.91 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Back Wing (A Paranormal...

3.85 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Court Trouble

3.19 avg rating — 16 ratings6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mike Befeler Paul Jacobson ...

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Mike Befeler…

Lack of Vaccine Coordination and Information

I live in Los Angeles County and have been trying to get some useful guidance about receiving a vaccination and how to make an appointment. I’ve tried my primary care physician, a nearby hospital and the County. What has become frustrating is the conflicting information from federal, state and county authorities. In Los Angeles County I should be in Phase 1b tier 1. The county says this will start

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on January 14, 2021 05:00
Retirement Homes Are Murder Living with Your Kids Is Mu... Senior Moments Are Murder Cruising in your Eighties i... Care Homes Are Murder Nursing Homes Are Murder
(6 books)
by
3.71 avg rating — 768 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Retirement Homes Are Murder (Mystery & Thrillers)
0 chapters   —   updated Sep 08, 2008 07:37AM
Description: Remembering nothing from the day before, crotechety octogenarian Paul Jacobosn finds a dead body in the trash chute of a retirement home, gets accused of the crime and must escape a killer intent on a repeat performance while juggling a romance and dealing with his short-term memory loss.

Mike’s Recent Updates

Mike Befeler wrote a new blog post

Lack of Vaccine Coordination and Information

I live in Los Angeles County and have been trying to get some useful guidance about receiving a vaccination and how to make an appointment. I’ve tried Read more of this blog post »
Mike rated a book it was amazing
Factfulness by Hans Rosling
Rate this book
Clear rating
Excellent book about how often what we think is true is not the case. People tend to think things are worse than they are.
Mike rated a book it was amazing
Radical Middle by Mark Satin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fascinating book about an alternative to the radical left and radical right. A little dated (2004) but still relevant to our current political polarization.
Mike rated a book it was amazing
The Jolly Effect by Laura Befeler
Rate this book
Clear rating
A touch of magic and a dash of positive energy gives life to a holiday story you won't forget ...more
Mike rated a book it was amazing
Radical Middle by Mark Satin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fascinating book about an alternative to the radical left and radical right. A little dated (2004) but still relevant to our current political polarization.
Mike rated a book it was amazing
The Jolly Effect by Laura Befeler
Rate this book
Clear rating
A touch of magic and a dash of positive energy gives life to a holiday story you won't forget ...more
Mike has read
The Underground Toy Society Helps Ellie Elephant by Jessica D. Adams
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mike made a comment on Single Issue Voters
" This is a subject that needs a good open discussion in Congress "
" Thanks, Mackay "
" Mackay, good choices, "
More of Mike's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Cozy Mysteries : Jan 2014 - Mini Challenge 87 221 Feb 24, 2014 05:08AM  
Cozy Mysteries : 2013-2014 Read the Season - Winter 122 204 Mar 20, 2014 09:43AM  
Cozy Mysteries : Aug 2014 - Mini Challenge 29 90 Sep 02, 2014 07:15AM  
Cozy Mysteries : Sep 2014 - Mini - Challenge 35 116 Oct 02, 2014 02:25PM  
The Mystery, Crim...: Older Protagonists 55 349 Dec 19, 2014 03:25AM  
Cozy Mysteries : Can Men Write Cozies? Discuss Male Cozy Authors 97 453 May 31, 2015 04:51PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Lord of the Rings Challenge 114 140 Jan 08, 2016 01:23PM  
Cozy Mysteries : This topic has been closed to new comments. Title and Author Game, Round 2 15570 1120 Mar 21, 2016 09:15AM  
John Vorhaus
“From John Vorhaus's character Vic Mirplo in The Albuquerque Turkey: Procrastinate later.”
John Vorhaus

47919 Q&A with Author Mike Befeler — 5 members — last activity May 12, 2011 03:05PM
...May 12, 2011 to June 11, 2011... Mike Befeler will answer questions about his two Geezer-lit mysteries: Retirement Homes Are Murder and Living With ...more
2510 The Reasons Why you wrote your book or books — 668 members — last activity Nov 15, 2020 07:38PM
People write books for many reasons, so why did you write yours?
7687 Bloggers Unite™ — 1949 members — last activity 23 hours, 23 min ago
For those who blog, love books and love to read them both! Let’s open up the world of blogging and have lots of fun doing it; please join our Group. E ...more
25x33 Geezer Lit — 6 members — last activity Nov 21, 2008 09:41PM
For cozy mystery lovers: novels where the protagonist is a senior citizen. Let exchange some good reads!
17740 Q&A with Beth Groundwater — 420 members — last activity Mar 13, 2015 09:44AM
Feel free to ask me a question here any time. I'll try to answer it as quickly as possible. Also, I'm available to Skype or speakerphone with book clu ...more
109784 GOOD REVIEWS — 7643 members — last activity 19 hours, 25 min ago
This Group is only for authors who are looking for reviews and Reviewers who love to read books and share their reviews.
More of Mike’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

message 1: by Beth

Beth Hey, fellow Colorado mystery author and one of my best buddy writing friends! Thanks for befriending me on Goodreads.
- Beth


back to top