Mark Schorr


Born and raised in New York, Mark has also lived in Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Portland, Oregon. He's worked as a bookstore manager, private investigator, nightclub bouncer, newspaper reporter, freelance writer, and is currently a licensed psychotherapist. He is highly regarded throughout the Northwest region for his trainings on writing, mental health and crisis de-escalation. He has also presented in New York, Beijing, and California.

Where to find Mark Schorr online

Twitter: @schorrm


Crisis De-escalation: A Mental Health Professional's Guide for Managing Conflict
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anger management
This book evolved out of 15 years of doing trainings for individuals struggling with out-of-control people. It includes research and evidence-based practices, presented in an easy-to-read, engaging style. The goal is staying as calm as possible (of course easier said than done) and emerging with a feeling of a win/win situation.
Diamond Rock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the 3rd novel featuring Red Diamond, the downtrodden N.Y. cabbie turned hardboiled private eye is living in Los Angeles, and gets drawn into the world of rock and roll. Big Band forties meets big hair eighties, with the quest for lady love Fifi La Roche, and the vile machinations of arch villain Rocco Rico. Gritty, sentimental and deftly written, Diamond is back in print after two decades.
Ace of Diamonds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The second Red Diamond private eye novel sees the detective, actually a delusional New York cab driver, solving a mystery in Las Vegas. Red thinks he's a 1940s private investigator, and is willing to take on organized crime in his quest for his lady love, Fifi La Roche. Long out of print, the series earned rave reviews when published in the 1980s.
Red Diamond, Private Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
He's a New York cabbie with a miserable life, his only escape reading the hard-boiled Red Diamond private eye novels. But when a series of mishaps leaves him with truly nothing, he becomes the tough private eye and embarks on an adventure the New York Times likened to "Don Quixote in a trenchcoat." Nominated for a Mystery Writers of America Edgar, join Red in a funny, hardboiled adventure.

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