In the May, 2008, issue of the AARP Bulletin Mike Befeler was identified as one of four authors in a new emerging mystery sub-genre. Harlan Coben, president of Mystery Writers of America stated, "We've just scratched the surface on geezer-lit. It could be the next frontier in crime fiction." Mike turned his attention to fiction writing after a career in high technology marketing. His debut novel, RETIREMENT HOMES ARE MURDER, was published January, 2007. The second novel in his Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series, LIVING WITH YOUR KIDS IS MURDER, appeared April, 2009,and was nominated for the prestigious Lefty Award for the best humorous mystery novel of 2009. The third book in the series, SENIOR MOMENTS ARE MURDER, was published August, 2011. The fourth book in the series, CRUISING IN YOUR EIGHTIES IS MURDER, appeared in December, 2012, and was a finalist for The Lefty Award for best humorous mystery novel of 2012. Book five in the series, CARE HOMES ARE MURDER, was released in June, 2013. Book six in the series, NURSING HOMES ARE MURDER, was published May, 2014. Mike's latest book, MYSTERY OF THE DINNER PLAYHOUSE (January, 2015), introduces a whole new cast of characters. Mike also has a paranormal private investigator mystery,THE V V AGENCY,that was published in April, 2013, and a paranormal geezer-lit mystery, THE BACK WING, that came out in August, 2013. Mike is active in organizations promoting a positive image of aging. He holds a Master's degree from UCLA and a Bachelor's degree from Stanford. He grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives in Boulder, Colorado. Mike is past president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America.