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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Michael Craft  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1950 in Elgin, Illinois

-- Michael Craft on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Born in Elgin, Illinois and worked for the Chicago Tribune in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Graduated from the University of Illinois.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Flight dreams /
ISBN: 1575668548. OCLC Number:

Kensington Books,. New York :. 1998.

With three months to go before heiress Helen Carter is declared dead--and her fortune turned over to the archdiocese of Chicago--reporter Mark Manning has a hunch, perhaps she is a prisoner against her will. Manning's first stop, a Catholic community in Arizona.

Boy toy :
ISBN: 0312287097. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Press,. New York :. 2002.

Bitch slap /
ISBN: 0312305303. OCLC Number:

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Name games /
ISBN: 0312270798. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's,. New York :. [2001], ©2000.

Hot spot /
ISBN: 0312289006. OCLC Number:

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Mark Manning investigates a suspicious death that occurs at the wedding reception of his best friend, attorney Roxanne Exner and Carl Creighton, the Democratic candidate for governor of Illinois.

Desert autumn /
ISBN: 0312280343. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Minotaur,. New York :. 2001.

When theater director and occasional sleuth Claire Gray accepts an academic position at Desert Arts College, her new job becomes dangerous when she discovers the murdered wife of a fellow faculty member and delves into the case, putting her own life at risk.

Desert winter /
ISBN: 031230501X. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Minotaur,. New York :. 2003.

Former Broadway director and new Palm Springs theatrical director Claire Gray finds herself unwittingly involved in the murder investigation of an antiques collector, a case in which Claire's friend, Grant, has been accused.

Desert spring /
ISBN: 0312320809. OCLC Number:

St. Martin's Minotaur,. New York :. 2004.

Working to establish a new theater department at a Palm Springs college, Claire Gray decides to challenge her students by staging a play written by a Hollywood film producer, but when the playwright is murdered, she discovers a host of possible suspects.

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