Mark Zubro

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General Information

Name: Mark Zubro

Pen Name: Mark Richard Zubro

Genres: Fiction

Born:


Website: http://www.markzubro.com/

Email: zubrom@yahoo.com


Illinois Connection

The author lives in Mokena and taught English at West Frankfort High School in Cook County.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mark Richard Zubro is an American mystery novelist. He lives in Mokena, Illinois and taught 8th grade English at Summit Hill Jr. High in nearby Frankfort Square, Illinois. Zubro writes bestselling mysteries set in Chicago and the surrounding Cook County area. His novels feature gay themes. His longest running series is the Tom and Scott series which features high school teacher Tom Mason, and Tom's boyfriend, professional baseball player Scott Carpenter. The other series Zubro is known for is the Paul Turner mysteries, which are about a Chicago police detective. The books are a part of the Stonewall Inn Mystery series, published by St. Martin's Press.

Published Works

  • Why Isn't Becky Twotchell Dead?: A Tom & Scott Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1991
  • The Only Good Priest, St. Martin's Griffin, 1992
  • Sorry Now?, St. Martin's Griffin, 1992
  • The Principal Cause of Death, St. Martin's Griffin, 1993
  • Political Poison: A Paul Turner Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1994
  • An Echo of Death: A Tom & Scott Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1995
  • Another Dead Teenager, St. Martin's Griffin, 1996
  • Rust On The Razor: A Tom And Scott Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1997
  • The Truth Can Get You Killed: A Paul Turner Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1998
  • Are You Nuts?, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999
  • Drop Dead: A Paul Turner Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999
  • Here Comes the Corpse: A Tom & Scott Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 1999
  • Sex and Murder.com: A Paul Turner Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 2001
  • One Dead Drag Queen: A Tom & Scott Mystery, St. Martin's Griffin, 2001
  • Everyones Dead But Us, Minotaur, 2002
  • A Simple Suburban Murder, St. Martin's Griffin, 2003
  • Dead Egotistical Morons: A Paul Turner Mystery, 2003
  • File Under Dead : A Tom & Scott Mystery, Minotaur Books, 2004
  • Nerds Who Kill: A Paul Turner Mystery, St. Martin's, 2005
  • Hook, Line, and Homicide, Minotaur Books, 2007
  • Schooled in Murder: A Tom and Scott Mystery, Minotaur Books, 2008
  • Black and Blue and Pretty Dead Too, MLR Press, 2011
  • Another Dead Republican, MLR Press, 2012

Titles at Your Library

Why Isn't Becky Twitchell Dead?: A Mystery (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312059965
Release Date: 1991-06-15

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The Only Good Priest (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312070543
Release Date: 1992-02-15

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Sorry Now?

ISBN: 0312082991
Release Date: 1992-10-15

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The Principal Cause of Death (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312098960
Release Date: 1993-09-15

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Political Poison: A Paul Turner Mystery (Paul Turner Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312110448
Release Date: 1994-04-15

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An Echo of Death: A Tom & Scott Mystery (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312134800
Release Date: 1995-08-15

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Another Dead Teenager: A Paul Turner Mystery (Paul Turner Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312142773
Release Date: 1996-04-15

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Are You Nuts? (A Tom & Scott Mystery)

ISBN: 0312206348
Release Date: 1999-06-12

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Here Comes the Corpse A Tom & Scott Mystery

ISBN: 031228098X
Release Date: 2002-08-03

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Sex and Murder.com: A Paul Turner Mystery (Paul Turner Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312266839
Release Date: 2001-08-17

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One Dead Drag Queen

ISBN: 0312209371
Release Date: 2000-07-13

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Everyone's Dead But Us: A Tom & Scott Mystery (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312343450
Release Date: 2006-07-11

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Dead Egotistical Morons: A Paul Turner Mystery

ISBN: 0312266820
Release Date: 2003-08-02

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File Under Dead: A Tom & Scott Mystery (Tom & Scott Mysteries)

ISBN: 0312280971
Release Date: 2004-08-01

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Hook, Line, and Homicide (Paul Turner Mysteries)

ISBN: 031233303X
Release Date: 2007-06-26

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Literary Awards

A Simple Suburban Murder

  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Mystery, 1990

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Mark Zubro on WorldCat

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