Michael J. Katz

Biography

Michael J. Katz was born in Chicago and migrated west in 1984. Between 1987 and 1991 he published three acclaimed mystery novels that brought comparisons to Donald Westlake and Gregory McDonald. His latest fiction will be released later this year. He has written for television as well as writing and producing the indie dark comedy "Remembering Phil." He reviews jazz for the website International Review of Music as well as his own site, Katz of the Day. His landscape photography has won awards and been featured in galleries in Los Angeles and the West.

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Books

The Big Freeze
By Michael J. Katz
Series: Sussman - Glick mystery trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Sportscaster Andy Sussman receives a mysterious manuscript. It’s his buddy detective Murray Glick’s account of the disappearance of a young woman at the Sunburst ski resort in Colorado. Now Murray has vanished, and Andy must trace back Glick’s unreliable narrative, solve a murder and stop a kidnapping.The Big Freeze is the third in the acclaimed Andy Sussman/Murray Glick comic mystery.
Last Dance In Redondo Beach
By Michael J. Katz
Series: Sussman - Glick mystery trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Sportscaster Andy Sussman is plunged into the raucous and sometimes hilarious word of pro wrestling when Dr. Double XX drowns during the Network Celebrity Superstars race. Andy’s buddy, detective Murray Glick, joins him straight from one of his Mystery Cruises to help solve the case. The second in the acclaimed Andy Sussman/Murray Glick comic mystery trilogy.
Murder Off the Glass
By Michael J. Katz
Series: Sussman - Glick mystery trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
The first of Katz's acclaimed comic mystery trilogy features sportscaster Andy Sussman and detective Murray Glick. When Andy's broadcast partner is found dead after a power blackout at the Chicago Stadium, he turns to his pal Murray to clear his name. Murray, who has relocated to the Northbrook Court shopping mall and "no longer does murders," takes on the case. NY Times: "Get. You'll like."

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