Mark "M.K." Gilroy is a 30-plus-year publishing veteran, having worked in just about every area of the industry, from his first job as a sports writer for a local newspaper while in college to proof reader, occasional box packer, vice president of editorial and marketing, publisher, and everything in between.
When not writing Detective Kristen Conner novels, he creates projects for publishers, retailers, ministries, and businesses as a freelance publisher.
Gilroy's debut novel, CUTS LIKE A KNIFE, quickly garnered critical acclaim and is a tribute to his love for character-driven mysteries and thrillers. His second novel featuring Detective Kristen Conner, EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE, has received similar accolades. The third Kristen Conner novel, COLD AS ICE, hits the market soon.
Gilroy's education includes the BA in Biblical Literature and Speech Communications, the M.Div, and the MBA.
Gilroy is the father of six children. He resides with his wife Amy in Brentwood, Tennessee.