About Jim Musgrave

Jim Musgrave (1946-) was born in Fall River, Massachusetts (home to Lizzie Borden). He worked for Caltech in Pasadena (home of the "Big Bang Theory") and continues to use his fascination with technology in his "Detective Pat O'Malley Steampunk Mystery" series. Jim was also a professor of English for 24 years, and he runs a publishing business with his wife, Ellen, in San Diego. He has won many awards, including being a finalist in the Bram Stoker Awards, Heekin Foundation Awards, San Diego Book Awards, Next Generation Indie Awards and Chanticleer CLUE Awards for best indie mystery.

Jim Musgrave’s Books

Freak Story: 1967-1969

Buddy Hartman was adopted by a woman who wanted to get a child to please her husband. When the husband leaves, the woman becomes a prostitute to support herself, and then becomes an addict to soothe the pain. Buddy learns early that life teaches you to be selfish. However, it’s Buddy’s own drug abuse later… [Read More]

Love Zombies of San Diego

Finalist in the San Diego Book Awards, 2014, and in the Global eBook Awards, 2104, this novel by E. Z. Graves contains a lot of zombie killing. San Diego have become infested with a strange breed of “zombee,” and the Love Zombies are out to make a name for themselves. Led by Josh, this gang… [Read More]

Steam City Pirates

Disappearance at Mount Sinai

It’s 1866 in New York City. Civil War Vet and Detective Pat O’Malley’s biggest case returns him to the deep, dark South to search for the kidnapped wealthiest inventor and entrepreneur in America. But the widening gyre of anti-Semitism and racism pulls him down into the pit of hell itself. Disguised as an Oxford England… [Read More]

Jane the Grabber

Forevermore

In the Top 100 of Best Sellers in the Historical Mystery Category at Amazon What if Edgar Allan Poe did not die in Baltimore as a drunk in the gutter? What he were, instead, murdered? In post Civil War New York City, Detective Pat O’Malley is living inside Poe’s Cottage in the Bronx. O’Malley is… [Read More]

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