Mark Manley


MARK MANLEY is a novelist and screenwriter. He has a degree in Broadcasting & Film from the University of Iowa, where he was also a member of the Writers’ Workshop.

Mark continues to run the independent record label, Heart & Commerce, (formerly Art & Commerce) and plays a mean bass guitar:

In addition, Mark has worked as an investigator for various public and private concerns, including the Federal Defender.

Where to find Mark Manley online


Original Ways
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Vincent Casablanca, shattered by the loss of his wife in a car accident, and his children soon after in a home invasion, decides to blame a manipulative insurance adjustor. Vincent's judgment is so severe it makes national headlines. Afterwards, finding some small peace as he and singer Rina Clarens fall in love, Vincent is blissfully unaware of the forces that have come together to hunt him down
Red Tears
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Eight monks are gunned down at a Buddhist temple in Lizard, AZ. A note found at the crime scene implicates the monks in the biggest heroin deal ever. Enter musician/pistolero, El Adams. His wife has run off with a drug dealer who has half the local cops on his payroll. And she’s taken their two young children with her. El has a problem. His landlord, a drug dealer himself, has a solution.

Mark Manley’s tag cloud

arizona    az    cartels    crime    desert noir    detective    drugs    el adams    great read    grief and loss    heroin    investigation    justice    monks    murder mystery    police procedural    private eye    revenge    romance    seals    special forces    tempe    thriller