Author: Michael T Hartley

Passwords and Sudden Death

In Broken Trust, the three protagonists – Fitz,Charles and Jamie – face sudden death more than once as they struggle to untangle their investigation into the Swiss Development Bank’s manipulation of the gold market.  Fitz’s colleague Gary dies after a

How did the 3 Musketeers come to life in Broken Trust?

We decided we wanted to have three main protagonists who would work together in each of our books.  As we began developing the outline for Broken Trust, it became natural to call them the 3 Musketeers as that was a

First Brick and Mortar Book Store Stocks Broken Trust

Peter Ogura, owner of Black Sun Books in Eugene Oregon, became the first brick and mortar bookstore to stock the new thriller by Thomas Maurin, Broken Trust. The following profile appeared in the Eugene Weekly:  The son of a doctor

Intriguing WW2 gold heist inspires modern crime solvers

Q:  What inspired you to write this book? The inspiration for Broken Trust came from a 2005 business trip to Brussels, Belgium where we were speaking at the Family Business Network international conference. During some of our spare time we