Micki Browning

Saralyn...
155 books | 382 friends

Keenan ...
710 books | 157 friends

Barbara...
155 books | 2,238 friends

Christina
188 books | 53 friends

V.S. Ke...
280 books | 130 friends

Madelin...
938 books | 99 friends

E.Micha...
605 books | 684 friends

Shih Wr...
185 books | 49 friends

More friends…

Micki Browning

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
December 2014

URL


An FBI National Academy graduate, Micki Browning worked in municipal law enforcement for more than two decades and retired as a division commander. She is the author of the award-winning Mer Cavallo Mystery series set in the Florida Keys. Her debut novel, Adrift, was an Agatha Award finalist for Best First Novel. It won both the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence and the Royal Palm Literary Award prior to its publication. Her latest thriller, Beached, was released in January 2018.

Micki also writes short stories and non-fiction. Her work has appeared in dive magazines, anthologies, mystery magazines and textbooks. She lives in South Florida with her partner in crime and a vast array of scuba equipment she uses for "research."

Learn more
...more

To ask Micki Browning questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Micki Browning Regardless of genre, the best writers have always spun tales that illuminate the human condition with great specificity. I find that the most engaging…moreRegardless of genre, the best writers have always spun tales that illuminate the human condition with great specificity. I find that the most engaging crime fiction lingers not on the crime itself, but rather its impact. How does if affect a person individually? How does it ripple through a community? Daniel Woodrell, Jodi Picoult and Dennis Lehane are masters at detailing the repercussions that reverberate through lives. Want more wit? Timothy Hallinan. King Maybe is priceless.(less)
Micki Browning I obtained my degree while working full-time. I knew the degree wouldn’t have a direct impact on my job, but the classes fascinated me. In the…moreI obtained my degree while working full-time. I knew the degree wouldn’t have a direct impact on my job, but the classes fascinated me. In the process, I learned time management skills and the importance of research. Every story or article requires research. The trick is deciding what details to include overtly, what to layer in discretely, and what facts should be quietly forgotten. Now that I’m my own boss, structuring my time has become even more critical.

Perhaps someday I’ll be able to use my knowledge to pen a mystery series as engaging as Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael!(less)
Average rating: 4.09 · 327 ratings · 107 reviews · 6 distinct works
Adrift (A Mer Cavallo Myste...

4.04 avg rating — 259 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Beached (A Mer Cavallo Myst...

4.48 avg rating — 33 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Happy Homicides 6: Cookin' ...

by
4.07 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2017
Rate this book
Clear rating
Mystery Weekly Magazine: De...

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Busted! Arresting Stories f...

by
4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Suspense Magazine January/F...

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Micki Browning…
Break out the bubbly! Adrift broke into the top 100 books on Amazon and landed at #71 of over one million books!! This propelled it to the #1 Best Seller spot in three categories on May 12th! And did you notice that price? Adrift is on sale at all retailers for 99 cents through May […]
3 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on May 15, 2018 05:22 • 18 views
Adrift Beached
(2 books)
by
4.09 avg rating — 292 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Woman in Cabi...
Micki is currently reading
by Ruth Ware (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Micki’s Recent Updates

Micki wants to read 36 books in the 2018 Reading Challenge
7501
She has read 20 books toward her goal of 36 books.
 
Create your own 2018 Reading Challenge »
"Deja vu, anyone? I know, I already announced this once when we were still working on the ability publicize my posts simultaneously to social media.  That’s been fixed and so, I wanted to do another blog post to announce my new website – for some o..." Read more of this blog post »
" Thanks so very much!! The writing community is so welcoming. "
Micki and 3 other people liked E.Michael Helms's blog post: DEADLY SPIRITS Launches January 15!
"Happy to announce that the fourth book in my Mac McClellan Mystery series, DEADLY SPIRITS will launch January 15. I think this is the best, most involved case that Mac and girlfriend Kate Bell have faced so far. Here's the synopsis from Amazon: W..." Read more of this blog post »
Micki made a comment on Adrift by Micki Browning
" Thank you so much, Patrick! "
Micki wants to read 48 books in the 2017 Reading Challenge
5493
She has read 38 books toward her goal of 48 books.
 
Create your own 2017 Reading Challenge »
Micki rated a book really liked it
A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle
Rate this book
Clear rating
Micki rated a book really liked it
Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
Under the Tuscan Sun
by Frances Mayes (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Micki's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Cozy Mystery Corner : Agatha and Lefty Award Winners 13 83 May 13, 2018 12:41PM  
Joss Whedon
“If you can't run, you crawl. If you can't crawl-- you find someone to carry you.”
Joss Whedon

Margaret Atwood
“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can't go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.”
Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad

25x33 Florida Fiction and Adventure — 20 members — last activity Apr 17, 2017 11:34AM
A group for fans of stories centered in Florida.
220099 Mystery Weekly Magazine - Short Stories — 126 members — last activity Jun 18, 2018 07:53PM
Discuss anything related to writing short stories in the mystery genre. Feel free to post a discussion!
416879 GTS Book Club — 40 members — last activity May 28, 2018 07:20PM
This is a bi-montly book club for all Girls That Scuba with books that relate to diving, oceans, marine organisms, scientists that study the ocean/ en ...more
84674 Crime, Mysteries & Thrillers — 8881 members — last activity 5 minutes ago
Mysteries, Cozies, Detective Fiction, Courtroom Drama, Romantic Suspense, Thrillers, Action Adventure.



No comments have been added yet.