Books by Jed Power

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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 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.
Mr. Power 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.
Mr. Power 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.
He can be reached at jedpower@verizon.net. Mailing address is P. O. Box 3906, Peabody, MA 01961 U.S.A.

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Blood on Hampton Beach
by Jed Power
There’s something tempting at Hampton Beach, something besides the sea and sand. Money and lots of it. The kind of money that brings greed, violence and murder to anyone it touches. Just Dan Marlowe’s luck to stumble across the murdered body of Hampton Beach’s premier landlord. Now he has to find something else—her killer—and...
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The Boss of Hampton Beach (The Dan Marlowe Crime Series Book 1)
by Jed Power
Cocaine. Dan Marlowe is doing his damnedest to stay away from the stuff. It’s already cost him his family and his business, The High Tide Restaurant & Saloon. Now a bartender at the Tide, Dan’s life is slowly stabilizing. That is until a boat with two dead bodies on board is found wrecked on the jetty at Hampton Beach, New...
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The Retirement Fund
by Jed Power
Lenny Quarters dreams of retiring from his rackets to a nice warm climate. He stashes his money in a bank safe-deposit box where he's sure it will be secure. He's about to find out why that might have been a poor choice.
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Hampton Beach Homicide
by Jed Power
Four quarters. It's not much, but when 13-year-old Kelsey Sweeney gives Dan Marlowe the coins as payment to find his mother's killer, it's enough to buy him a ticket to big-time trouble on Hampton Beach. In no time Dan finds himself knocking heads with beach drug dealers, thugs, and shady businessmen—all with something to hide. And...
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Me, Jimmy, and the Night Deposit Box
by Jed Power
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to see money intended for bank deposit rerouted into their own pockets.
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STARS & STRIPES
by Jed Power
A local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. He's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
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All That Green
by Jed Power
You think if someone drops a ton of dough in your lap it's a good thing? Not this time. Crime Short Story.
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The Combat Zone
by Jed Power
Harvard Square, 1972. Sex. Drugs. Riots. Mike Malloy, a novice PI, has chosen to hang out his shingle in the Square. One of his first cases—find Susan Worthman, aka Susie Sparkle, a teenage runaway. With the help of Square denizen and small-time drug dealer Stoney Sundown, Mike begins a nightmare journey that sends him on a roller...
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OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
by JED POWER
There's occupational hazards on both sides of the law. And sometimes they're very unexpected.
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Honeymoon Hotel (Dan Marlowe Book 4)
by Jed Power
When Dan Marlowe pays a visit to the run-down Honeymoon Hotel, he thinks he’s just doing a favor for a friend—rescuing the friend’s granddaughter from the clutches of a low-life junkie. He doesn’t plan on the rescue turning into something ugly. Then the ugly turns uglier and local businesses find themselves prey to racial threats...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction
SWEET SMELLS
by JED POWER
Inside a beach crack house there is a small treasure. One man ventures in to claim it.
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THE PRESCRIPTION
by JED POWER
Medical Marijuana. Mrs. Sinclair is suffering from cancer and needs it. How she acquires it and from whom reveals that big crimes committed in the past sometimes have beneficial outcomes in the future.
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BLOODY CONUNDRUM
by JED POWER
Money. It's often the motive for crime. But almost as often there's a bigger picture behind the scenes, with much larger perpetrators pulling the strings.
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PAY NOW OR DIE LATER
by JED POWER
When a leg-breaker with thick lips shows up to collect an old coke debt, our hero can't come up with the dough. But he can come up with a pretty good idea.
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Murder on the Island (Dan Marlowe Book 5)
by Jed Power
Things couldn’t be worse for Dan Marlowe unless he’d been found in bed with a dead woman. In this, the fifth novel in the Dan Marlowe series, Dan is asked to look into the disappearance of a young Hampton Beach waitress. But when the girl’s body is found buried in the dunes—on the Island section of the beach only yards from...
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