Mike Alvarez

alverez-coverMike is a native Arizonan. He has been writing for over thirty years. His stories, poems, and articles have appeared in such publications as the Arizona Daily Star and Writer’s Digest. A number of his short stories have appeared in several anthologies, including his Writer’s Digest award-winning story, “The Human Element,” which was included in the short fiction anthology, Computer Legends, Lies and Lore (Ageless Press, 1994).

Mike has published two Nick Madrid mysteries, Deliver Us From Evil and The Last Place God Made. The Treasure of the Santa Ritas, a young adult mystery novel, and the suspense thriller, Kino’s Gold. He has also published a book about writers and their craft, Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Writers.

Mike is a member of the Arizona Mystery Writers and the Society of Southwestern Authors. He lives in Tucson, Arizona and is hard at work on his third Nick Madrid mystery.