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Michael Allan Scott

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When asked about time spent in solitary confinement in the Maricopa felony block, he said, “Some things are better left a mystery.” Yet he admits to drawing on life’s darker experiences to create a new breed of murder mystery thrillers. Michael Allan Scott, his wife, Cynthia, and their rescue Doberman, Roxie live with coyotes, bobcats, and javelina in the Arizona desert.

To get your FREE E-book, go to michaelallanscott.com

The cross-genre Lance Underphal and Jena Halpern Murder Mystery Thriller series are available on the Author’s Amazon page.

You may also check out the book trailers for Dark Side of Sunset Pointe and Flight of the Tarantula Hawk on YouTube.

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Michael Allan Scott Cut-Throat Syndrome, the fourth book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series, turns international thriller. Since its conception, its cross-genre premis…moreCut-Throat Syndrome, the fourth book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series, turns international thriller. Since its conception, its cross-genre premise morphed into a very different animal. It delves into the Dark Web, hacking, terrorism, and the CIA, while still heavily relying on its paranormal murder mystery roots. With the first draft complete, I’m roughly a quarter of the way through the first edit.

Watch for excerpts in my blog http://michaelallanscott.com/blog/(less)
Michael Allan Scott I love to write, so anytime I get a chance is a fave.

And as far as a favorite place, I write in my studio/office with my dog sleeping on the floor. My…more
I love to write, so anytime I get a chance is a fave.

And as far as a favorite place, I write in my studio/office with my dog sleeping on the floor. My view, the desert horizon through tall saguaros, palo verdes, and creosotes. (less)
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Tattered and smudged, an entry from a post-apocalyptic log:

The only stuff we could find to eat was candy corn and fruitcake.


Not even the fifty pound cockroaches will touch them.


Just shoot me now. . .

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"Another gripping thriller by Mr. Scott. I read this book on my Kindle and once again was not disappointed. Lance's ability to visit with Callie, Jake, and Frank was a boost to the book in my opinion. Lance never fails to help those who need him, even" Read more of this review »
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This book kept me guessing a lot, and I love that! I like Jena, and the fact that she realizes that by doing something "bad", she actually did something good. This is the first of her stories I have read, so I'm going to read the first two" Read more of this review »
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“You don't die of a broken heart, it only wears you down—just another rainy day.” – Grey Daze”
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“Its aura distorts hard edges. Shimmering vortices of discoloration boil off, swirling, licking the
cold night air with bright spectral fire. Violence and death, this one’s still hot.”
Michael Allan Scott, Flight of the Tarantula Hawk - A Lance Underphal Mystery

“Lucy in the sky. Without her I am the walrus, likely to lose myself in dark gibberish and fade away.” Lance Underphal, Cut-Throat Syndrome.”
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message 21: by Michael

Michael Scott "I sent one boy to the gaschamber at Huntsville." - No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy.

What a great opening line for a novel . . . and an excellent film.

No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy


message 20: by Promod

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message 19: by Terry

Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!


message 18: by Louise (last edited May 08, 2013 07:37AM)

Louise Hart Thanks for the add, Michael. Currently, I am reading a book of Ray Bradbury short stories. I have always loved The Illustrated Man.


Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog Hi Michael!
Thanks for the add! Best wishes in your work and see you around on GR :)


Geoffrey HI Michael,
Totally agree with your comment on Catch 22.
So great to see that, g:-)


message 15: by Alfred

Alfred Nobile Ta for the add Michael.


message 14: by Selena

Selena Blake Thank you for the friend request.

Happy Reading!

SB


message 13: by Carole

Carole Gill Hi Michael, thanks for adding me!


message 12: by Janalyn

Janalyn Voigt Hello, Michael. Thanks for the friendship.


message 11: by Tamara

Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Michael and thanks for your friendship :D


message 10: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship here on Goodreads Michael.


message 9: by Michael (last edited Nov 06, 2012 05:06PM)

Michael Scott Adam wrote: "I'd like to recommend a promising-looking new book promotion site, which I have just joined: http://theindietribe.wordpress.com/ab..."

Thanks Adam,

I bookmarked the site and will a get closer look soon.

Best,
MAS


message 8: by Michael (last edited Nov 06, 2012 05:06PM)

Michael Scott Robin wrote: "Hi, Michael, welcome to Goodreads! And thanks for your friendship. I'm looking forward to reading your reviews. I see you write mysteries (I had a look at your blog). What else do you like to read?"

Hi Robin,

I'll read just about anything that I can learn from - fiction/non-fiction, or a well-written tale that holds my attention. Look forward to your recommendations.

Best,
MAS


message 7: by Michael (last edited Nov 06, 2012 05:07PM)

Michael Scott Lena wrote: "Nice to meet a fellow Edgar Allan Poe fan!"

Hi Lena,

A Poe fan, eh? Check this http://michaelallanscott.com/whats-ha...
and let me know what you think.

Best,
MAS


Michael Scott Dustin wrote: "Howdy Michael Allen!
Thanx for the connect :)"


Howdy back atcha, Dustin!

My pleasure . . .

Best,
MAS


Michael Scott Savannah wrote: "Michael,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah


"


Thanks Savannah - don't tempt me :-)
MAS


Savannah Michael,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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message 3: by Lena

Lena Diaz Nice to meet a fellow Edgar Allan Poe fan!


message 2: by Robin

Robin Hi, Michael, welcome to Goodreads! And thanks for your friendship. I'm looking forward to reading your reviews. I see you write mysteries (I had a look at your blog). What else do you like to read?


message 1: by Adam

Adam I'd like to recommend a promising-looking new book promotion site, which I have just joined: http://theindietribe.wordpress.com/ab...


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