Michael Segedy


Michael Segedy is an award winning author. Over the years he has lived abroad in faraway places such as Taiwan, Israel, Morocco, and Peru. His life overseas has inspired him to write thrillers that include scenes set in foreign lands. Several of his works have won recognition in international book awards contests.

Novels to date:

Hampton Road, a psychological thriller
In Deep, a political thriller
Cupiditas, a political thriller
Evil's Root, a compilation of In Deep and Cupiditas
EMMA: Emergent Movement of Militant Anarchists, a terrorist thriller
Our Darker Angel, a crime thriller
The Bed Sheet Serial Killer, crime thriller
A Lethal Partnership,political thriller
Sanctimonious Serial Killers, a compilation The Bed Sheet Serial Killer and A Lethal Partnership

Apart from writing novels, Michael has published three non-fiction works:

A Critical Look at John Gardner's Grendel
Teaching Literature and Writing in the Secondary Classroom
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson with Introduction, Notes, and Lessons by Michael Segedy

He's also published numerous academic articles about literature and writing in various scholarly journals.

Gwendolyn Brooks, former poet laureate of Illinois, presented him with Virginia English Bulletin's first place writing award.

Where to find Michael Segedy online


A Lethal Partnership
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This thriller begins with Special Agent Rick Clark recovering from a traumatic loss that has turned his world upside down. Determined to discover the truth behind the grisly murder of his dear friend, he departs for Peru where his key witness has mysteriously fled. With the help of the Peruvian intelligence services and a beautiful Peruvian special agent, Clark hunts down clues that bring him into
Bed Sheet Serial Killer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,250. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three murders within eighteen months. Three that they knew of. How many other women the Bed Sheet Serial Killer had raped and murdered was anyone’s guess. This case was definitely beyond the reach of a single police department, and whether the local police force liked it or not, this was a case for the FBI, and Agent Rick Clark would need all of the resources the agency had available to solve it.
Sanctimonious Serial Killers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sanctimonious Serial Killers is a gripping tale exploring the psychological and moral dimensions of aberrant minds convinced of the righteousness of their murderous deeds. It's a story with profound psychological and moral ramifications set in a world of subterfuge and terror. Foremost, it’s a starkly haunting, heart wrenching story about characters and events drawn from the real world.
Our Darker Angel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When FBI agent Richard Clark becomes involved in hunting down the leader of a terrorist group calling itself ARC, Anarchists for Real Change, he finds himself undertaking an invesitgation that opens old wounds and pushes him to the edge of despair. While attempting to deal with his own darkness, he struggles to find a motive connecting ARC's cold-blooded assassinations.
EMMA: Emergent Movement of Militant Anarchists
You set the price! Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
EMMA: Emergent Movement of Militant Anarchists focuses on a couple of young hacktivists, both former members of the internet freedom fighters group Anonymous, (one of them an ex-black ops officer), breaking away and creating a militant group committed to social change. But social change precipitated by acts of violence against CEOs of major corporations responsible for crimes against humanity.
Cupiditas: Evil's Root
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A political thriller/romance set in South America. Meet fascinating characters you'll never forget: Drug lords, mass murderers, a courageous old grandfather, and two young Americans brave enough to confront the greatest power on earth.
In Deep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A fast-paced mystery and political thriller with plenty of action, romance, and adventure offering insights into Peruvian culture and politics.
Evil's Root: A Political Thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,110. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Winner of Best Indie Book Award for 2016 Winner 2013 Readers' Favorite Book Award Finalist 2014 National Indie Excellence Book Award Evil’s Root is a more than a political thriller. It is a powerful tale of romance and courage, of dark intrigues and harrowing revelations, of absolute power and pervasive evil.
Teaching Literature & Writing in the Secondary School Classroom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
This book contains four essays written over twenty-eight years ago while I was teaching writing and literature in the secondary school classroom. The four essays I have included here, published in various English journals over the years, represent what I once believed were original and effective approaches to teaching writing and literature.
A Critical Look at John Gardner's Grendel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Essay » Literature
An essential essay on John Champlain Gardner's Grendel. This scholarly piece examines John Champlain Gardner's attack on existential nihilism in his satiric work Grendel.
Hampton Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
The most terrifying demons are those that are real. And of your own creation. "A fast paced thriller that you will not put down!" (U.Pradel - New Horizons)

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