Individual Author Record
Name: Michael RaleighPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Mystery Born: 1947 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRaleigh is a lifelong Chicagoan. He grew up on the north side of Chicago, spending the first 11 years in the neighborhood around old Riverview amusement park, a neighborhood that is the setting for his novel ''In the Castle of the Flynns''. The family later moved to the area now called Wrigleyville. Michael attended DePaul Academy for high school, and then attended DePaul University, where he received a bachelor of arts degree, majoring in English literature, with a minor in American history.
Biographical and Professional InformationThe author of eight novels, Raleigh has received four Illinois Arts Council awards for fiction. He is an emeritus professor of English and History of the City Colleges, currently teaching at DePaul.
*''Death in Uptown'', St. Martin`s Press, 1991*''A Body in Belmont Harbor'', St. Martin`s Press, 1993*''The Maxwell Street Blues'', St. Martin`s Press, 1994*''Killer on Argyle Street'', St. Martin`s Press, 1995*''The Riverview Murders'', St. Martin`s Press, 1997*''In the Castle of the Flynns'', Sourcebooks, 2002*''The Blue Moon Circus'', Sourcebooks, 2003*''The Conjurer's Boy'', Harvard Square Editions, 2012*''Peerless Detective'', Diversion Books, 2015