Mauro Azzano 
   Author of the Ian McBriar Murder Mysteries

Mauro Azzano News


April- Fourth book in the series

The fourth book in the Ian McBriar Murder Mystery series will be available in April. After the events of Death By Deceit, life seems to be going well  for Ian and his family, but a series of grim murders on the subway leave him baffled, and a death that makes him question his judgement puts his career in jeopardy.

Look for Death Never Lets Go in stores this spring.



The third book in the Ian McBriar Murder Mystery series is now available.

Set in 1977 Toronto, this newest chapter in the story carries on from where Death Works at Night left off. All your favorite characters are back, plus a new cast of criminals, this time with some very dirty tricks.


 New Edition- the dead don't dream

A completely new edition of The Dead Don't Dream, proudly published by Black Opal Books was available as of February 22, 2014.

You can get your copy of the book with the new cover art online or in store. For more information on where the book is available visit our Shop page.

October - Death Works at Night

The eagerly anticipated sequel to The Dead Don't Dream was released in late August 2014. The new installment follows Ian and Frank as they investigate a string of baffling deaths that span a continent.

Check back for more information about the release date, book signings, and readings. Be sure to like us onFacebook for news and updates!


October  - Article in theDelta Optimist

Check out this article in The Delta Optimist about Mauro, the book, and his upcoming appearance at Black Bond Books.

September - Toronto Star review

The Dead Don't Dream is reviewed by Jack Batten of the Toronto Star. Read the review here.

July - Running room Series Complete

Mauro's 6-part series published in Running Room Magazine is now available online. The series chronicles his journey from occasional runner to marathoner.

June - Review by Shelley Civkin

"Let me introduce you to my new friend, Detective Ian McBriar, a part Scottish, part French, part Cree policeman, almost parish priest and all round good guy. Ian features as the main character in the new mystery novel The Dead Don’t Dream by local author Mauro Azzano."

Read the full review here.