Michael W. Sherer is the Thriller Award-nominated, best-selling author of Night Blind, the first in the Seattle-based Blake Sanders thriller series, which also was named a best book of 2012 by The Examiner's "Miami Books." His other books include six novels in the award-winning Emerson Ward mystery series, the stand-alone suspense novel, Island Life, which was a USA Book News "Best Books" award-winner in 2008, and the Tess Barrett YA thriller series.
A member and past regional vice president of Mystery Writers of America, Mike is also a member of the International Thriller Writers. He's served as a judge for both MWA's Edgar and ITW's Thriller Awards.
Mike grew up on a farm in northern Illinois, went to prep school and college "back east," and lived in Chicago for 20 years. He and his family now reside in the Seattle area.
Mike just released the fourth Blake Sanders thriller, and just finished a standalone thriller which should be out in 2016. Please visit him at www.michaelwsherer.com or you can find him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thrillerauthor and on Twitter at @MysteryNovelist.