Tag: Michigan fiction

  • Another Michigan Author and Series

    I found a cozy mystery series that takes place in a town based on Saugatuck! The following review is cross-posted on my sister site, Your Book Group. Come visit sometime. I’ve also listed the series in order; click HERE. A fan of both chocolate and cats, I pulled this book from the second “C” bay […]

  • Michigan Monday – Steve Hamilton

    Michigan Monday – Steve Hamilton

    Steve Hamilton was made in Michigan; he was born in Detroit and attended both Lakeland High School and the University of Michigan. Most of his novels (crime fiction) are set in the town of Paradise which is an actual town located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, and feature private detective Alex McKnight. The first book of […]

  • Michigan Monday – Geoffrey Eugenides

    Michigan Monday – Geoffrey Eugenides

    One of Detroit’s own (although he now lives in New Jersey). Geoffrey Eugenides is a respected novelist and educator.  Of his three novels, two are set in Detroit and its suburbs, and some of my enjoyment while reading The Virgin Suicides (1993) and Pulitzer Prize winner Middlesex (2002) is due to Detroit’s prominence in both […]

  • Michigan Monday – Jim Harrison

    Michigan Monday – Jim Harrison

    I am planning on making the next several Mondays Michigan Mondays, in which I feature authors who were born in Michigan, spent a significant part of their lives here, and / or set their stories in Michigan. I won’t promise that I will hit this every single Monday – I do have a day job! […]