About Michael


I am the author of Defiled and of the upcoming The Toltec Conspiracy—the first novel in a trilogy of supernatural thrillers, with an archeological theme.

In my novels, I weave together the occult, ancient pantheons, archeology, and the darkest crimes. To do this my main characters can’t decide whether the supernatural exists or if they are simply crazy. Does something exist outside of what we can sense or is it all in our heads? It’s a theme that has always intrigued me.

I love authors such as Stephen King, Anne Rice, and Clive Barker. However, with degrees in literature from Stanford and Brown Universities, I am also rooted in the classics, and you are as likely to catch me reading Balzac or Melville as you are with a copy of the latest thriller bestseller.

There is a lot of Mexico in my current writing, because for the last decade I have lived in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where living with a second language and a new culture has enriched my writing and my life.

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