"Readers will root for [Eddie's] crooked search for a compromised goodness.”

-Kirkus Indie Reviews

About Mike

Mike is the author of Defiled, which became an Amazon bestseller, The Undiscovered Country, which won the Beverly Hills Book Award for Southern Fiction and the Augusta Literary Festival's Frank Yerby Award for Fiction, and Parker's Choice, which has won a Firebird Award for Thrillers, and American Fiction Awards for Romantic Mystery and Diverse & Multicultural Mystery. Creative Loafing named Mike Atlanta’s Best Local Author for 2018.

The recurring theme of Mike's novels is that morality and legality are two different things. The stories are romances tucked inside mysteries.


About the Book

Buried lies, a mother's drinking problem, a brother's explosive secret, a father's underhanded behavior, and a controversial war threaten to derail the dreams of the Kovacs family. If fifteen-year-old Eddie sacrifices his dream to save older brother Danny, will it destroy the family? A Tissue of Lies has won first place in the Firebird Awards.

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  • Creative Loafing names Mike Nemeth Atlanta’s Best Local Author
  • Parker's Choice wins a Firebird Award for Thrillers and two American Fiction Awards.
  • The Undiscovered Country won the Frank Yerby Award for fiction at the Augusta Literary Festival.

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Jumping Through Hoops

Usually when we talk about the obstacles an author faces on their writing journey, we’re talking about prepublication obstacles like writer’s block, finding the time to write, painting yourself into a plot corner, finding critique partners, hiring an editor, finding an agent or publisher, and so forth. In the case of Parker’s Choice, my obstacles…

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