Michael P. Naughton was born in Detroit. He is a mystery and satire writer who writes in the style of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen. He is also a professional musician and screenwriter and had previously worked for Borders for many years and in technology and went on to publish actor Michael Madsen's poetry and photography under 13 Hands Publications. He released his first mystery novel in May of 2008 entitled Deathryde: Rebel Without a Corpse ( Available on Amazon published by Gilded Hearse Press ) it is written in the hip, offbeat style of Carl Hiaasen, Gregory Mcdonald (Fletch) and, of course, Elmore Leonard. This book is soon to be a major motion picture. He has also been a judge for the IBPA's (Independent Book Publishers Association) Benjamin Franklin Awards which honor the best in independent publishing. Michael P. Naughton is also a columnist and contributor to The Beverly Hills Times Magazine. He lives in Los Angeles and is currently working on his 3rd mystery novel due out in 2014.
They say you can't cheat death... well, that doesn't stop these guys from trying. Undertaker gangsters head out to Hollywood to pull off one more heist using dead celebrities and cat and mouse games with detectives.