Steve McManus grew up in Calgary. After moving to Los Angeles he became the drummer for Darling Violetta, who performed the theme song to the hit TV series Angel.
RED FLAG, the first book in his City of Angels/Dead on Arrival (CODA) series, was published in 2015. His second book, SEVEN DEVILS, came out in 2018.
CALENDULA COOL, his first middle-grade mystery in the new Mysterious Adventures Society series, was published in February 2020. The sequel CALENDULA PROOF is on sale now.