Michael Pool Texas Two-Step

TEXAS TWO-STEP

Cooper and Davis are a couple of jam band-obsessed Texas ex-pats growing some of Denver’s finest organic cannabis and living the good life on tour. Or at least they were, until legal weed put the squeeze on their market and...

DEBT CRUSHER

Cam Reynolds has a problem. When Cam’s longtime boss Tom Colcetti dies and leaves control of his criminal organization to his predatory son Tommy, Cam may finally get the chance to run a crew of his own. But Tommy has...

NEW ALLEYS FOR NOTHING MEN

New Alleys for Nothing Men features seven previously published stories along with five stories never before seen in print. Together, these eleven short stories and one novelette read like a handbook for the bent but not yet broken, humanizing even the...

FAST WOMEN AND NEON LIGHTS: EIGHTIES-INSPIRED NEON NOIR

The Fast Women and Neon Lights anthology is a wild criminal romp inspired by eighties crime movies and television shows, as well as the wacky, over-the-top eighties style and aesthetic. These eighteen hard-hitting, emotional, and often-hilarious stories written by some...

MIDNIGHT AT THE SAN FRANCISCAN

Sometimes revenge is the only thing keeping a man alive. Come midnight, Mike Treadwell is going to get his. No matter what. Late one Saturday night inside a Las Cruces, New Mexico restaurant called The San Franciscan,  disgraced family man...

Bouchercon 2016 N’awlins recap

Been wanting to write this since I got home, but I’ve been too tired and run down for the last forty-eight hours. Which is a good thing, really. After spending five days with the greatest tribe on earth, that is,...

A new dawn

A new dawn… (Originally Posted on 09/02/2016  on Michael’s former website blog) This morning I’m up before dawn, just as I am most mornings lately, except I don’t much feel like working on anything “serious.” Instead, I’ve been sitting here for the...