Michael Murphy

41 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 4 Followers | @MichaelMurp6s7h | Full time writer with Random House Alibi and part time urban chicken rancher in Arizona. Catch my Jake and Laura mystery series series.

Daniel's review of All That Glitters (A Jake & Laura Mystery, #2)

This review originally published in Looking For a Good Book. Rated 4.5 0f 5<p>Not too long ago I reviewed the first book in the Jake & Laura Mystery …

The Yankee Club by Michael Murphy

All That Glitters by Michael Murphy

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The Yankee Club: Fiction Filled With Characters

In Michael Murphy’s new novel, THE YANKEE CLUB, a noir thriller set in 1933, Prohibition is almost over and the country is struggling through the …

Series Based on Raymond Chandler’s Detective Philip Marlowe Coming Soon

Hardboiled detective Philip Marlowe, created by writer Raymond Chandler, was made famous by star Humphrey Bogart in <i>The Big Sleep</i>. Marlowe remains one …

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Reinventing Philip Marlowe

Raymond Chandler turned crime fiction into art. When John Banville was asked to write a new Marlowe story he wondered how he could match the intricate plots and capture the spirit of the famous detective<p>It was in my teenage years that I first encountered the novels of Raymond Chandler. From …

“Film Noir”: The Elusive Genre

There are two terrific film-noir series taking place in New York right now, one at Film Forum, “Femmes Noir,” the other, at the Museum of Modern Art, “Lady in the Dark: Crime Films from Columbia Pictures, 1932-1957.” But only the Film Forum series uses the word “noir,” and <i>MOMA</i>’s avoidance of the …

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Noir City at the Egyptian Theatre has a dark, international lure

Film noir changed the rules when the genre became a Hollywood mainstay during World War II. Heroes no longer wore the white hat and were often as brutal as the villains. And the women who populated the film noir thrillers were femmes fatale who could wrap men around their little fingers and lead …

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Michael Murphy, author of All That Glitters, on tour January 2015

On Sale: January 06, 2015<br>Pages: 266<br>Published by : Alibi<p><b>In Michael Murphy’s rollicking new Jake & Laura mystery, the hard-boiled writer and the</b> …

The Yankee Club (Jake & Laura Mystery) Kindle Edition

<b>In Michael Murphy’s action-packed Prohibition-era novel of suspense, a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York</b> …

All That Glitters, by Michael Murphy*****

This was a quick read, and a fun one. Don’t be left out in the dark when it hits the shelves in January!<p>Jake Donovan and Laura Wilson have left the …

Review of The Yankee Club by Michael Murphy

It’s 1933 and a national catastrophe is about to go down in Queens, NY. A famous mystery writer, Jake Donovan, who was traveling from Florida to seek …

Murder Mystery

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Yes! A resounding “Yes” for everything about this delicious mystery!<p>Michael Murphy’s The Yankee Club is a classic, hard-boiled, noir, …

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1933 and 2014: A look at then and now, an essay by Michael Murphy, author of The Yankee Club

Please help me welcome Michael Murphy, author of the newly published Prohibition-era suspense novel <i>The Yankee Club</i>, who's stopping by with an essay …

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The 100 best novels: No 54 – The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (1929)

Dashiell Hammett’s crime thriller and its hard-boiled hero Sam Spade influenced everyone from Chandler to Le Carré<p>Raymond Chandler, who has yet to appear in this series, once said: “Hammett is all right. I give him everything. There were a lot of things he could not do, but what he did, he did …