STEVE BREWER is the author of two dozen books about crooks, including the Bubba Mabry mysteries and the recent crime novels CALABAMA and LOST VEGAS.
His first Bubba novel, LONELY STREET, was made into a 2009 Hollywood comedy starring Robert Patrick, Jay Mohr and Joe Mantegna.
Under his new pen name Max Austin, Brewer is writing a series of hard-boiled crime stories set in Albuquerque, NM. The first, DUKE CITY SPLIT, was published by Alibi/Random House in April 2014. The second, DUKE CITY HIT, came out in December 2014, and DUKE CITY DESPERADO was published in June 2015.
Brewer, a former journalist and humor columnist, now teaches part-time in the Honors College at the University of New Mexico.
Married and the father of two adult sons, Brewer lives in Albuquerque.
More at www.stevebrewer.blogspot.com. Write him at email@example.com.