Michael Kahn is a trial lawyer by day and an award-winning author at night. He wrote his first novel, GRAVE DESIGNS, on a challenge from his wife Margi, who got tired of listening to the same answer whenever she asked him about a book he was reading. "Not bad," he would say, "but I could write a better book than that." "Then write one, honey," she finally said, "or please shut up." So he shut up for a long time, and then he wrote one.
A former elementary school teacher, Mike is the author of BAD TRUST and 10 other Rachel Gold novels; a legal thriller, THE MOURNING SEXTON, under the pen name Michael Baron; THE SIRENA QUEST (2015), a stand-alone novel that he describes, in Hollywood jargon, as "a Baby Boomer version of 'The Big Chill' meets 'The Maltese Falcon'"; and PLAYED! (2017), which features, as Booklist wrote, "the same sharp dialogue, wit, and clever plotting his fans have come to expect." He is also the author of numerous short stories, including the three collected in A HANDFUL OF GOLD.
In addition to his day job as a lawyer, he is an adjunct professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, where he teaches a class on censorship and free expression. Married to his high school sweetheart, he is the father of five and the grandfather of, so far, ten.
His proudest moment as a writer: when his children took one of his books to school for show-and-tell.
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