Genre: Mystery/Thriller Short Stories

Meet The Author


Michael Haskins is the author of seven Mick Murphy Mysteries, five of them set in Key West. His short stories have been published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post and he has been nominated for the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America. Originally from Boston, he has lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Los Angeles, and Tijuana, Mexico before moving to Key West more than 15 years ago.

Instant Interview!

What do you like best about writing?

Seeing my characters take on a life of their own. It makes me think of how God must do it, but I am thankful God has given most of us a better ending than I come up with.

Michael Haskins

Michael Haskins
Murder in Key West and Other Island Mysteries,
edited by Shirrel Rhoades,
$3.99
Buy This Book
Long known as a literary haven, Key West also serves as backdrop for some of the world’s best mystery stories. For the first time ever, eight of Key West's leading mystery writers are collected into one volume. Included here are stories by Tom Corcoran, Michael Haskins, Jonathan Woods, Lucy Burdette, Hal Howland, Mike Dennis, Jessica Argyle, and Shirrel Rhoades. "Can’t-put-"em-down stories by Key West's best mystery writers," observes legendary Reef Perkins. $3.99