michael draper
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Release - "Splattered Blood'

I'm pleased to announce the release of my novel "Splattered Blood"  where a widow and her financial agent look for the murderer of her husband.My first author appearance is at the Branford Ct.…Continue

Started Dec 18, 2011

New Release "Splattered Blood"

I'm happy to announce the release of "Splattered Blood" where a woman's husband worked for a basketball team which had a number of players die or become inellibible to play. When he investigated, he…Continue

Started Dec 18, 2011

author book discussion and signing

At James Blackstone Memorial Library; Main St.Branford, CT.Tuesday, Dec 20th at 7:00 pmContinue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by michael draper Dec 5, 2011.

New England Crime Bake

The New England Crime Bake, mystery writers and fans conference is this weekend in Dedham, MA.Anyone from Crime Bake attending.I'll be there and look forward to seeing other members.MikeContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jed Power Nov 9, 2011.


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About Me:
Writer, financial advisor, married to Diana for 45 years, one son, Kevin, his wife, Claire and two lovely daughters, Madison and Molly.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
"Lonesome Dove' McMurtry
James Lee Burke,
John Connolly,
Michael Connelly,
Sue Grafton,
Lisa Gardner,
Joe Lansdale,
Don Winslow
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
The Closer
The Grapes of Wrath,
Mystic River
Blood Work
In the Electric Myst

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It's not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath." Aeschylus

Dr. Lou Welcome is blamed when one of the doctors he was counseling at Physicians Wellness, goes on a shooting spree and kills a number of people.

Physicians Wellness counsels doctors who have anger problems or have difficulty with drugs or alcohol.


When a number of other people in the area also let their anger get the best of them and sometimes end in…


Posted on February 20, 2012 at 4:27am

"A person is a fool to become a writer. His only recourse is absolute freedom." Dahl

Luther Whitney is a thief with a conscience. He's breaking into a home of a wealthy family in Washington D.C. when the woman of the house returns with her lover.

Luther hides in the closet and the lovers proceed with their interlude. The sex gets rough and when the man is unable to perform due to his alcholoic state, there is an argument and the woman grabs a knife and…


Posted on February 12, 2012 at 5:10am

Defending the truth is done for various purposes and sometimes as an end itself.

Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney outside Boston Mass.

He accepts the case when a child at his son Jacob's school is murdered.

Soon Andy's life begins to explode. Jacob is accused of murder and Andy is accused of failure to give the case to another attorney because of conflict of interest.


An ambitious assistant D.A. in Andy's office says enough so Andy is placed on administrative leave and the other attorney gets the…


Posted on February 9, 2012 at 10:32am

One man's poison is another's spinach. = Geogre Ade

Jane Whitefield helps people disappear.


James Shelby was in prison for the murder of his wife. Now, the people who framed him want him dead. He's called to court to testify on another matter when Jane stages his escape.

Unfortunately, Jane is captured by the people who want Shelby dead. She's shot in the leg trying to escape and they bring her to a secluded spot to torture her to force her to talk.

She reaches back to her Seneca Indian heritage to bear…


Posted on February 6, 2012 at 4:30am

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At 1:30am on January 22, 2012, Janice Grubin said…
I will check out your book. Have not been to any mystery conventions but have been thinking about attending one local - not sure which 
We may very well meet up as we spend weekends up in old saybrook
At 1:45am on January 18, 2012, Joyce Nance said…

As soon as I finish writing my book, I would like to read yours.  Thanks for the add.


At 8:51am on January 14, 2012, Sandra Bradstreet said…

Thank you! I appreciate that and I'll gladly add you!

At 5:01am on January 10, 2012, Mark Lombardi said…

Sure! Natick's about 10 miles away from me. It's got a great mall and the only Ikea store in Massachusetts.

At 1:48am on January 5, 2012, Beth Groundwater said…

Hi Michael,

Thanks for befriending this fellow crime writer here on Crimespace!

At 8:13pm on December 29, 2011, Robin Booth said…

Hi Michael...thanks for the welcome to Crime Space...Robin

At 11:19pm on November 16, 2011, Hallie Ephron said…

Hey, Michael - great to see you at Crime Bake, too!



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