M.E. BROWNING served twenty-two years in law enforcement and retired as a captain before turning to a life of crime fiction. Writing as Micki Browning, she penned the Agatha-nominated and award-winning Mer Cavallo mysteries, and her short stories and nonfiction have appeared in anthologies, mystery and diving magazines, and textbooks. As M.E. Browning, she recently began a new series of Jo Wyatt mysteries with Shadow Ridge (October 2020).
Micki is a member of Sisters in Crime, International Thriller Writers, and Mystery Writers of America. She proudly served as a former president of the Guppy Chapter of SinC. A professional divemaster, she resides in Florida with her partner in crime and a vast array of scuba equipment she uses for “research.”
Learn more at mebrowning.com
Awards and Recognition
- Agatha Award finalist for Best First Novel (2017) for Adrift; Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence for unpublished mystery (2015) for Adrift; Royal Palm Literary Award for Published Book of the Year and Best Mystery for Beached, the second Mer Cavallo Mystery.