About Michael P. King

 

Michael P. King is the critically acclaimed author of the Travelers noir crime thrillers, which feature a husband and wife team of con artists. “Sometimes people make decisions that have unintended consequences when they’re trying to take what they think is the easy way out or a shortcut to wealth or fame. I’m fascinated by this tendency, and it’s the jumping off place for my fiction.”

 

Michael P. King’s Books

The Double Cross

A con artist betrayed by his partners. A plot for revenge. Can he and his new partner outwit his old crew… and escape with the cash and their lives?   In 1989, where it all begins…   Paul Kendal, 26 years old, is a con artist in a robbery crew. When he has all the… [Read More]

The Freeport Robbery

Treachery. Conspiracy. Murder. The Travelers, using the names Ron and Nicole Carter, break into a freeport vault to recover a stolen jewelry casket for return to a museum. Easy money. But after they’re ambushed during the break-in, they have to recover the casket if they’re going to stay out of prison. And now a vicious… [Read More]

The Blackmail Photos

Blackmail. Deceit. Revenge. The Travelers, going by the names George and Roslyn Harrison, entrap a congressional candidate with photos of his extramarital affair. But just as George is hatching a ploy to increase their ill-gotten gains, the candidate’s wife uncovers the plot. With their scheme careening sideways and the sheriff closing in, Roslyn receives news… [Read More]

The Computer Heist

  Theft. Deception. Murder. The Travelers, husband and wife con artists using the aliases Joe and Tess Campbell, agree to wreck a computer server and steal a newly developed data-mining program. A simple, lucrative job. Or it would have been if their employer had told them half the truth. Instead, they discover that they’ve been… [Read More]

The Traveling Man

“Husband and wife con artists must get back on their feet after a scheme goes spectacularly wrong in this criminally good debut by King…. Surrounding them is a cast of superbly sketched characters whose competing motives constantly trip up their plans…. With a story every bit as intricate and entertaining as the personalities who fill… [Read More]

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