Hi and welcome to the home of author Michael F. Rizzo! I cut my chops writing books about my hometown of Buffalo, New York. Each book represented something completely new and exciting that no one had written about before. Retailing, beer, gangsters, they were all a slice of Buffalo history that I loved to write about. On my website, you will find links to all my books. Many are available in eBook and paperback depending on your preference. Feel free to send me a message on my Facebook page or by email. Please join my mailing list so you can keep up with my new book releases and get a free short story.

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In January 2021 I released my first album of original songs! Visit the Highway 99 page for a sample.

Thanks for stopping by and thank you for reading my books!

Bloody Valentine

The prequel to Rex Carlton Mysteries.

Rex Carlton is an unhappy IT worker in Buffalo, New York. His girlfriend left him and he hates his job. By chance, he sees an ad for a bike messenger and applies. He quits IT and awkwardly finds his way as a courier.

Meanwhile, the vampire coven in Buffalo is under attack by one of their own. After delivering a package Rex finds himself at the center of the vampire world.

Rex tries to navigate the streets and find love but may end up dead before it's all over.

Available in eBook and paperback.

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Double Rush

The 2nd book in the Rex Carlton series. Rex is a bike courier in Buffalo, New York at Zippee Messengers. Through a chance encounter with a mobster, Rex finds himself at the mercy of the mysterious mob boss, and the entire city may be in danger.

Available in eBook and paperback.

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Screaming in the Night

The 3rd book in the Rex Carlton series. After discovering he has cancer, bike messenger Rex questions his life choices and decides to visit his cousin in the Pacific Northwest. Together they are caught in the middle of a serial killer's destruction that could bring down an entire town.

Available in eBook and paperback.

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