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Grant McKenzie


Grant McKenzie

Grant McKenzie is the internationally published author of seven edge-of-your-seat thrillers, plus a mystery series set in San Francisco.

His debut novel, SWITCH, was published by Bantam UK, Heyne Germany and Penguin Canada before launching in the U.S. from Polis Books. In translation, it is also available in Germany, Taiwan and coming soon to China.

His other novels include NO CRY FOR HELP, K.A.R.M.A., THE FEAR IN HER EYES, PORT OF SORROW and SPEAK THE DEAD. His seventh edge-of-your-seat thriller, THE BUTCHER'S SON, was launched in September 2016 from Polis Books.

Under the pen name M.C. Grant, he writes the Dixie Flynn series published by Midnight Ink that began with ANGEL WITH A BULLET, continued with DEVIL WITH A GUN, and became a Shamus Award finalist with BEAUTY WITH A BOMB.

His short story "Underbelly" appeared in the International Thriller Writers First Thrills anthology edited by Lee Child from Tor/Forge.

As a journalist, Grant has worked in virtually every area of the newspaper business from the late-night “Dead Body Beat” at a feisty daily tabloid to senior copy/design editor at two of Canada’s largest broadsheets, plus Editor-in-Chief of Monday magazine. He currently resides in Victoria, British Columbia.

Grant McKenzie

Books by Grant McKenzie

by Grant McKenzie - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Ian Quinn is a Child Protection Officer who has spent his life protecting children from the monsters that live among us. Ian's own father left years ago, leaving him and his sister alone. But, out of the blue, Ian is called by an attorney, claiming his father has recently died and named Ian in his will. Ian had assumed his father was long dead, and is confused as to what he could possibly be needed for. When Ian goes to the lawyer's office, he is given three items: The first is a key. The second is a deed to his grandfather's old butcher shop. The third is a letter from his father that reads simply and cryptically: "Sorry for everything, son, but it's your burden now."

by Grant McKenzie - Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Twenty-five years after her mother was murdered and her father mysteriously disappeared, Sally has found a modicum of peace as a mortician’s beautician, able to take solace from the voices of the dead that trailed her for years wherever she went. Yet a grisly murder reawakens her “gift,” forcing her to turn to Jersey Castle --- homicide detective by day, punk rock drummer by night. But what Sally doesn’t know is that someone has been hunting for her all this time.