Mark Richard Zubro is the Lambda Literary Award winning author of two gay mystery series – the Tom & Scott series featuring high school teacher Tom Mason and his lover professional baseball player Scott Carpenter, and the Paul Turner series, featuring gay Chicago Police Detective Paul Turner. He is a high-school teacher, and president of the teacher’s union, in the Chicago suburb of Mokena, Illinois.

Books written in order by series and date of publication:

Tom and Scott mysteries

  • A Simple Suburban Murder (1990)
  • Why Isn’t Becky Twitchell Dead? (1991)
  • The Only Good Priest (1991)
  • The Principal Cause of Death (1992)
  • An Echo of Death (1995)
  • Rust on the Razor (1996)
  • Are You Nuts? (1999)
  • One Dead Drag Queen (2001)
  • Here Comes the Corpse (2002)
  • File Under Dead (2004)
  • Everyone’s Dead But Us (2006)
  • Schooled in Murder (2008)
  • Another Dead Republican (2012)
  • A Conspiracy of Fear (2014)

Paul Turner mysteries

  • Sorry Now? (1991)
  • Political Poison (1994)
  • Another Dead Teenager (1996)
  • The Truth Can Get You Killed (1998)
  • Drop Dead (1999)
  • Sex and Murder.com (2002)
  • Dead Egotistical Morons (2003)
  • Nerds Who Kill (2005)
  • Hook, Line, and Homicide (2007)
  • Black and Blue and Pretty Dead Too (2011)
  • Pawn of Satan (2013)

Roger and Steve young adult mysteries

  • Fear (2014)
  • Hope (2015)
  • Always (2018)

Alien Danger gay science fiction trilogy

  • Alien Quest (2013)
  • Alien Home (2014)
  • Alien Victory (2015)