Mike Befeler

Mike Befeler is the author of the Omnipodge Mysteries, Old Detectives Home (April 2022), and the newest, Last Gasp Motel, published on July 12, 2023. He has also written six novels in the Paul Jacobson Geezer-Lit Mystery series—Retirement Homes Are Murder, Living with Your Kids Is Murder, Senior Moments Are Murder, Cruising in Your Eighties Is Murder, Care Homes Are Murder, Nursing Homes Are Murder—two of which were finalists for The Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery. He has nine other published mystery novels, including Unstuff Your Stuff, Death of a Scam Artist, The Back Wing, The Front Wing, Mystery of the Dinner Playhouse, Court Trouble, and Paradise Court. Mike is past president of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America. He grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, and now lives in Lakewood, California, with his wife, Wendy.  

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On Senior Moments Are Murder

“Mystery fans of all ages will welcome Befeler’s humorous cozy.”

Publishers Weekly

On Retirement Homes Are Murder

“Befeler’s book is a humorous example of the new sub-genre ‘geezer-lit’.”

Mystery Scene Magazine

On The Back Wing

“Very, very funny.”

Kirkus Reviews

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