Michael Haskins raised outside Boston and spent his high school years as a weekend, mid-night to 8 a.m. office boy at the Boston Record-American/Sunday Advertiser. One way or another, he has continued in journalism his whole life.
He has lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, Tijuana, Mexico; for the past 20 years he has resided in Key West, where he worked as the business editor/writer at the local rag and as the city’s public information officer.
He current writes his Mick Murphy Key West Mystery series fulltime and is the co-creator of Mystery Writers Key West Fest, a yearly gathering of writers and fans.
My short story “Vampire Slayer Murdered in Key West” was nominated for the Shamus Award as best short story for 2011by the Private Eye Writers of American.
My short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and the Saturday Evening Post.
My books, “Nobody Wins,” “Mick Murphy’s Law” and “Alibi for Evil” have been on Amazon’s top 100 lists in the mystery, international and political categories.
A section of “Nobody Wins,” takes place in Dublin and Skerries, Ireland.
(Michael Haskins, October 2016)
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