Michael J, McCann is a graduate of Trent University (BA Hons.) and Queen’s University (MA). He was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario, and now lives in Oxford Station. He has worked in the legal publishing industry as a production editor, as well as serving as a project manager in the federal government. He is currently a reviewer for the New York Journal of Books and Publishers’ Weekly.
Mike is the author of thirteen books to date, including the Canadian March and Walker crime novel series. The first book in this series, SORROW LAKE, was a finalist for the 2015 Hammett Prize for best North American crime fiction novel. His other March and Walker novels are BURN COUNTRY, PERSISTENT GUILT, NO SADNESS OF FAREWELL, and A DEATH IN WINTER. He has also written another Canadian crime novel, THE LONG ROAD INTO DARKNESS, featuring retired police detective Tom Faust.
His Donaghue and Stainer U.S.-based crime novel series includes four novels: BLOOD PASSAGE, MARCIE’S MURDER, THE FREGOLI DELUSION, and THE RAINY DAY KILLER.
He has also written two supernatural thrillers, THE GHOST MAN and TWILIGHT ROAD: A MADDIE HUBBARD NOVEL OF SUPERNATURAL SUSPENSE, and a science fiction novel entitled PROJECT CHANGELING: A SERENA KEILOR NOVEL.
His fifth novel in the March and Walker series, IN THESE DISCONSOLATE WOODS, will be published shortly.