Michael Max Darrow was born in Southern California where he lives with his wife of 29 years. They have three adult children. He served his country, joining the military right out of high school, then later in the National Guard as a Commissioned Infantry Officer. He also served his community as a Police Officer until he retired.
Michael has also worked as a Private Investigator and as an Executive Protection Specialist. He has a Black Belt in Tang Soo Do, also studying the Samurai Sword and Philipino Stick Fighting.
He is a proud member of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, a fraternal organization dedicated to the history of the Old West, the State of California and the Gold Rush. He is also a member of the American Legion.
From a young age, Mr. Darrow loved reading Sci Fi and Fantasy stories, immersing himself in the classics. From Alfred Bester to Roger Zalazny, and everyone in between, he loves a good space opera. It is with this in mind that he sincerely hopes you enjoy his books. His books include: The Federation Trilogy (The Adventures of Max Pappus book 1), Maxwell Tart & the Witch of the Black Oak, an epic adult fantasy, The Federation of Max Pappus (The Adventures of Max Pappus book 2) and Indian Country: Incident at Big Pine, a modern day crime drama about a Tribal Policeman and a Sheriff’s Deputy investigating a murder (Still in Post Production). He is currently writing a sequel to Maxwell Tart & the Witch of the Black Oak.