Michael Grant

Biography

Michael Grant left the New York City Police Department after 23 years and went to work at W.R. Grace Company as a Security Coordinator.
In 1990, Mr. Grant moved to Florida where he wrote his first three novels: Line of Duty, Officer Down, and Retribution. In 2006 he returned to Long Island where he has written twelve more novels: The Cove; Back To Venice; When I Come Home; Dear Son,Hey Ma; In The Time of Famine; Krystal; Appropriate Sanctions; Who Moved My Friggin' Provolone?; Stalker; Precinct; and A Letter To Ballyturan.
Mr. Grant has a BS in Criminal Justice and an MA in psychology from John Jay College. He is also a graduated of the FBI National Academy.
Mr. Grant currently lives in Knoxville TN with his wife, Elizabeth, and their Golden Retriever, Jack. Mr. Grant has two daughters and four grandchildren.

He can be contacted at mggrant08@gmail.com.

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Books

A Letter To Ballyturan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,430. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Matt McCartan’s estranged father has died. Seeking further information about his father, he composes a letter to the village priest in a village in Ireland. The priest doesn't respond, but a young woman does and her shocking letter sets Matt off on a journey of discovery to find out not only who his father was, but who he is. Eventually, Matt discovers the sad truth about his father.
Precinct
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Captain Richard Leland is a rising star in the NYPD. Then department politics rears its ugly head. He's transferred to a Bronx precinct cops call “Fort Frenzy.” This book, sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic, offers the reader an insider’s unique view into the NYPD.
The Ghost and the Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dan Grier is a serious writer, but he’s desperate for money and turns to writing pulp fiction. And then he’s visited by a—ghost? A Muse? Whatever she is, the young feisty Irish woman, born in the seventeenth century and a writer herself, refuses to let him off so easily. What ensues is a struggle for the writer’s answer to the age-old question: Which is more important, literary merit or money?
Stalker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Every year more than a million women are stalked annually in the United States, which means that one in 12 women will be stalked in her lifetime. Sheila Kendall will soon become one those million women.
Appropriate Sanctions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Life is good for Paul Ducane. But everything changes when his bright young graduate student hacks into a government computer and downloads a file from a mysterious organization called the National Internal Affairs Agency. Immediately, the order goes out: get that file back and take appropriate action.
Who Moved My Friggin' Provolone?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
Follow the adventures and travails of Joey Boddaboom and Vinny Boddabing, two Mafia guys who are confronted with all the unpleasant aspects of “change in their everyday workplace.” Marone, it ain’t easy! Who Moved My Friggin’ Provolone? is a spoof on Spencer Johnson’s very fine book, Who Moved My Cheese, a serious book on management principles.
Retribution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Retired NYPD Lieutenant Neal Devlin takes a job as a security director. A cushy job—or is it? Devlin soon learns a crazed killer is seeking revenge on the company’s CEO. At once an electrifying cat-and-mouse thriller and a parable of cost/benefit accounting taken to its extreme, this is a page-turning fiction at its best.
Krystal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Krystal is a Network meets Elmer Gantry, a black satire novel which examines two of our most influential institutions in America today: religion and television.
In The Time Of Famine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1845 a blight of unknown origin destroyed the potato crop in Ireland triggering a series of events that would change forever the course of Ireland’s history. The British government called the famine an act of God. The Irish called it genocide.
Dear Son, Hey Ma
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When it comes to interpersonal communications, Cool Hand Luke said it best: "What we've got here is a failure to communicate."
When I Come Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family
Life is good for Nancy Cavanaugh. She's a happily married with three young children and one on the way. Then tragedy strikes. Just days after the baby is born, her husband is killed in an accident and Nancy’s life is abruptly turned upside down. With four small children in tow, she is forced to return to country she never wanted to see again to fight for a farm she never wanted.
Back To Venice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Imagine what it would be like to go back in time to 15th century Venice and meet Michelangelo.
The Cove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A double murder creates havoc in a sleepy, New England town. This fast paced novel of murder, mendacity, hubris, and ultimately redemption will appeal to readers who love police thrillers.

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