Jed Power is a Hampton Beach, NH based writer and an “Active” member of Mystery Writers of America. His third novel in the Dan Marlowe crime series, “Blood On Hampton Beach,” 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, as is the second book in the series, “Hampton Beach Homicide.” The protagonist is Hampton Beach, NH bartender, Dan Marlowe.
The real Dan Marlowe was Jed’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. Jed has returned the honor by naming his protagonist Dan Marlowe.
Jed also collects vintage Noir/Hardboiled paperbacks, which includes, amongst many other items, the largest collection of Dan Marlowe novels, short stories, inscribed items and memorabilia.
Jed is also mentioned several times in the new Dan Marlowe biography, “Gunshots In Another Room,” by journalist Charles Kelly.
He has been published in “Spinetingler,” “Over My Dead Body,” “Hardboiled,” “Boys’ Life,” “Plan B,” “Stone Cold–Best New England Crime Stories Anthology,” “The Rap Sheet,” “Yellow Mama,” “Short Story Digest,” “Near to the Knuckle,” “Naked Kiss,” “Short-Story.me,” “Twist of Noir,” and others.