Paul Murphy

"Of all the hazards, fear is the worst."

- Sam Snead

Welcome to the official website of mystery writer Paul Murphy. His debut novel, Deadly Links, was released by Black Rose Writing on June 20, 2013.

Born & raised in Kingston, Ontario, Paul has lived for many years in Burlington. He studied Creative Writing at George Brown College in Toronto.

Over the past few decades, Paul has played golf courses from Burlington to Kingston, mastering none.

"[Deadly Links] delivers scenes full of confident dialogue and witty prose… Murphy's style is contagious and, with it, he effectively brings his characters to life."

-Kirkus Reviews

Deadly Links

Deadly Links.

Former golf protégé Michael Flanigan considered the eighteen holes of the Foster Glen Golf Club in Burlington, Ontario his sanctuary—until two butchered bodies are found on the course, just a day apart. When the victims turn out to be his ex-mistress and a professional rival of his late wife, Emily, suspicion falls on Michael. But he suspects that someone is setting him up, and that the murders are related to Emily's fatal fall down the Niagara Escarpment just months before.

Guilt-ridden by his infidelity and his inability to protect his wife, reluctant sleuth Michael sets out to disprove the police conclusion that her death was an accident, and clear his own name in the process. But along the path to justice and redemption, Michael comes to realize that his quest could cost him far more than he hopes to gain.



Saturday, June 20, 2015. Kingston, Ontario
Book signing, 12-4pm. Chapters - 2376 Princess St, Kingston, ON K7M 3G4

Saturday, October 4, 2014. Burlington, Ontario
Book signing, 1-5pm. Indigo - 1250 Brant St

Saturday, September 6, 2014. Ottawa, Ontario
Book signing, 12-4pm. Chapters Rideau, 47 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5W8



Kingston This Week, October 3, 2013

Burlington Post, September 16, 2013



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