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Jack Bludis

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Jack Bludis has been writing since the age of twelve, and is a lifelong resident of Baltimore, Maryland.
Since 1977, he has sold more than sixty novels and novellas and almost 600 short stories
in many genres and subgenres (and under many, many pseudonyms).

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Fiction by Jack Bludis

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Munchies and Other Tales of Guys, Gals & Guns story collection by Jack Bludis  "Munchies and Other Tales of Guys, Gals & Guns" [2011]
13 short mystery stories, in three sections: Baltimore Streets Section: "The Transfer"; "New Guy On The Block"; Pigtown Will Shine Tonight"; "Blondes, Blondes, Blondes"; Shades of Manhattan Section: "Munchies"; "Lap Dance"; "Truth or Lie"; "Available Light"; Hollywood Pulp Section: "A Model and More"; "Ticket To The Top"; "Once In A Career"; "Central Casting"; "Old Photos"
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [4/2011] for 99˘ {sic}
PageTurner 8½x5½ pb [4/2011] for $11.53
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Brian Kane  series

The Big Switch mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Brian Kane)  "The Big Switch: A Brian Kane Mystery" [2001]
Set in 1951 Hollywood; detective Kane is hired by the wife of a mega-star to catch her cheating husband with his next casting-couch starlet; but one girl is soon dead, then another, and the client turns out to be an imposter. Thugs try to scare him off, and then Kane is suddenly top suspect in his own case . . .
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The Deal Killer mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Brian Kane)  "The Deal Killer: A Brian Kane Mystery" [2002]
Kane's 'routine' Hollywood security job quickly turns deadly: a movie star is ambushed and another gets kidnapped, leading Kane into a maze of adulterous affairs, studio bigwigs, underground movies, and vicious killers from the postwar Hungarian mob.
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The Last Sellout mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Brian Kane)  "The Last Sellout: A Brian Kane Mystery Novel" [2012]
A young secretary at a Hollywood studio is missing along with a number of valuable unpro-duced scripts; their author is murdered, and within a few days, he is nominated for an Oscar; cynical private detective Kane pursues answers among a violent motorcycle gang, show-biz low-lifes, and arrogant studio bigwigs. When an apparent innocent is murdered and another goes missing, Kane becomes an avenging angel.
PageTurner 8½x5½ pb [3/2012] for $15.20
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Rick Page  series

Shadow of the Dahlia mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Rick Page)  "Shadow of The Dahlia" mystery novel [2010]
Every cop in L.A.P.D. Robbery-Homicide is trying to find out who killed 'The Black Dahlia', while private-eye Rick Page is trying to locate a millionaire's missing wife; then Page is unwill-ingly drafted to find a young man who wronged the daughter of a crime lord. Bodies tortured in the same manner as the Dahlia soon begin to pile up, and Page finds himself linked to the cunning copycat killer; book was Shamus Award Finalist
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [9/2010] for $1.99 {sic}
PageTurner 8½x5&frav12 pb [8/2010] for $15.99
Dirty Work mystery novella by Jack Bludis (Rick Page)  
"Dirty Work: A Rick Page Mystery" [2011 novella]
Decade-old pornographic photos of a major movie star, taken when the star was a starving newcomer in Hollywood, are being used for blackmail; Rick's search for the person possessing the pictures leads from mobsters to moguls and a star-studded lineup of suspects.
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [3/2011] for 99˘ {sic}
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Rick Knight  series
{ writing as Jack Burns }

Dead Blondes Don't Tell mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Rick Knight)  "Dead Blondes Don't Tell: A Rick Knight Mystery" [2010]
When the cops can't figure out who killed sexy Hollywood starlet Flo Hobbs, the case is dumped on private detective Rick Knight; he soon discovers that Flo was the secret lover of several top movie stars, both male & female. He also discovers a sultry temptress and strong mutual attraction – but is she a distraction from his job or the next potential victim?
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [2/2010] for $4.74
Dead Brunettes Can't Testify mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Rick Knight)  "Dead Brunettes Can't Testify: A Rick Knight Mystery" [2010]
Studios are cutting back production, and for many young starlets, the options seem to be only dead-end waitress jobs or prostitution. So one starlet considers herself lucky to become the girlfriend of the son of a local gangster – until he is murdered while in bed with her ...
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [2/2010] for $3.99
Dead Redheads Won't Lie mystery novel by Jack Bludis (Rick Knight)  "Dead Redheads Won't Lie: A Rick Knight Mystery" [2010]
The wife of a hotel magnate asks Rick to find the killer of her starlet daughter.
Kindle Edition from PageTurner [3/2010] for $4.74



Other Works by Jack Bludis

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Jack Bludis blog on Crimespace
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