Mike Murphey spent thirty years as an award-winning newspaper journalist in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest. At the age of 60, he stopped procrastinating and revived his life-long ambition to write a novel. He is the author of Section Roads, an award-winning coming-of-age novel set in Eastern New Mexico where Mike grew up. He is also the author of The Conman... a Baseball Odyssey, as well as Taking Time, the first novel in his Physics, Lust and Greed series. Mike splits his time between Spokane, Washington and Phoenix where he enjoys life as a writer and old-man baseball player.