Eric Beetner has been described as “the James Brown of noir – the hardest working man in crime fiction” (Crime Fiction Lover) and “The 21st Century’s answer to Jim Thompson” (LitReactor)

He is the author of All The Way Down, Rumrunners, Leadfoot (Anthony Award nominee), The Devil Doesn’t Want Me, When The Devil Comes To Call, The Devil At Your Door, Criminal Economics, Dig Two Graves, The Year I Died Seven Times, White Hot Pistol, Stripper Pole At the End Of The World, the story collection A Bouquet Of Bullets, co-author (with JB Kohl) of the novels Over Their Heads, One Too Many Blows To The Head and Borrowed Trouble. He co-authored The Backlist and The Short List with Frank Zafiro and he has written the novellas FIGHTCARD: Split Decision and FIGHTCARD: A Mouth Full Of Blood under the name Jack Tunney as well as two in The Lawyer series of western novellas.

He is an International Thriller Award nominee, a Shamus nominee and a three-time Anthony Award nominee including best paperback original and best anthology for Unloaded: Crime Writers Writing Without Guns which he edited and created. His award-winning short fiction has appeared in more than two dozen anthologies.

Eric also co-hosts the podcast Writer Types along with writer SW Lauden and he hosts the popular Noir at the Bar reading series in Los Angeles for seven years and counting.

When not writing he lives and works in Los Angeles where he edits and produces TV shows, helping to be both a part of the solution and a part of the problem of people not reading as much as they used to.

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