T. Michael Martin (born May, 1984) is an American author of Young Adult fiction. His debut novel, a YA thriller called The End Games, was released in May 2013. The End Games received critical praise from, among others, Voice of Youth Advocates magazine, who called it "a tale of terror worthy of the early, great Stephen King." It was also chosen by John Green as the best YA novel of Summer 2013, was named Booklist’s Top Youth Horror Novel of 2013, and earned Martin the top spot on Booklist’s "Insanely Talented First Novelists" list.
In a starred review Booklist writes that The End Games is "a glimmer of postapocalyptic hope" and "the best of the undead bunch," praising its "relentless action, intelligence, and emotion.". VOYA, in a glowing review, calls it "a dynamo of a debut novel," "a tale of terror worthy of the early, great Stephen King."Booklist also named it Top Youth Horror Novel of 2013 and Martin its #1 "Insanely Talented First Novelists of 2013."John Green chose The End Games as the best YA novel of Summer 2013 and calls it "the zombie book I wish I could've written."