Michele E. May
Pen Name: M. E. May
Genres: Fiction, Mystery
Born: 1953 in Indianapolis, IN
I moved to Illinois in April 2003 and have been living in Lake in the Hills, Illinois since that time. I started my career in 2008 and living in the Chicagoland area has put me in touch with a lot of great organizations who serve the mystery genre and have boosted my career.
Biographical and Professional Information
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, M. E. (Michele) May now lives near Chicago with her husband, Paul. She has two children and four grandsons living in central Indiana.
While studying Social and Behavioral Sciences at Indiana University, she discovered what sorts of things influence human behavior and found her talent for writing.
Michele created the Circle City Mystery Series to showcase her hometown as well as give her readers great crime thrillers. The first novel in the series, Perfidy won the 2013 Lovey Award for Best First Novel. The second, Inconspicuous, was nominated for the 2014 Lovey Award for Best Suspense. The third and fourth novels in the series, Ensconced and Purged were released in 2014. One of her short stories, “Uncle Vito and the Cheerleader,” is featured in the anthology, Hoosier Hoops and Hijinks.
Perfidy, True Grit Publishing, 2012 - republished CreateSpace, 2013
Inconspicuous, CreateSpace, 2013
Ensconced, CreateSpace, 2014
Purged, CreateSpace, 2014
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Perfidy (A Circle City Mystery) (Volume 1)
Release Date: 2014-01-04
Inconspicuous (A Circle City Mystery)
Release Date: 2013-07-04
Ensconced (A Circle City Mystery) (Volume 3)
Release Date: 2014-02-16
Purged (Circle City Mystery) (Volume 4)
Release Date: 2014-11-05
- 2013 Lovey Award for Best First Novel, Perfidy
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Contact P. J. Nunn, BreakThrough Promotions; phone 972-825-1171. Charge $100 fee, but will negotiate with libraries. Will speak for book clubs, libraries, and bookstores. Am also available for festivals. Prefer to stay within 100 miles of the Chicago area.
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