Joined Jan 1 2014
Jed Power is a Hampton Beach, NH based writer and an “Active” member of Mystery Writers of America. His second novel in the Dan Marlowe crime series, “Hampton Beach Homicide,” is now out in both e-versions and trade paper.
The first novel in the series, “The Boss of Hampton Beach,” is also available in both paper and e-versions. The protagonist is Hampton Beach, NH bartender, Dan Marlowe.
The real Dan Marlowe was Mr. Power’s father’s best friend. Mr. Marlowe wrote his crime masterpiece, “The Name of the Game is Death,” while living with the Power family in Woburn, MA. He named a character in the novel after Jed Power. Mr. Power has returned the honor by naming his protagonist Dan Marlowe.
The third novel in the series, “Blood on Hampton Beach” is coming soon.
Mr. Power also collects vintage Noir/Hardboiled paperbacks, which includes the largest collection of Dan Marlowe novels, short stories, inscribed items and memorabilia.
Mr. Power is also mentioned several times in the new Dan Marlowe biography, “Gunshots In Another Room,” by journalist Charles Kelly.
He has had short stories published in “Spinetingler,” “Over My Dead Body,” “Hardboiled,” “Boys’ Life,” “The Rap Sheet,” “Stone Cold--Best New England Crime