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The Big Switch

(The first book in the Brian Kane Mystery series)
A novel by

Anthony and Shamus award finalist Jack Bludis' high-octaine P.I. Brian Kane returns in unforgettable tale of Hollywood and homicide - noir style. It's Hollywood, 1951. This is private eye Brian Kane's turf. He's been hired by a mega-star's wife to catch her cheating husband with the newest of his many casting-couch hopefuls. It seems routine divore stull, till one young starlet winds up dead. And then another. When Kane tries to confront his client, he discovers she was an imposter. Meanwhile, for reasons he can't comprehend, thugs are trying to scare him off the case. When he tries to explain to the police about the imposter, Kane finds he's suddenly suspect #1. And the body count keeps growing.... "Fans of the hardboiled good old stuff should rejoice. Jack Bludis is a true Keeper of the Flame! Five out of five stars!" -Richard Helms, two-time Derringer Award winning author of Thunder Moon.

"Puts the hard in hard-boiled, but the heart too. Thhere is a link to the giants of the genre and his name is Bludis." -Reed Farrel Coleman, Three time Shamus Award winning author of Innocent Monster.

Used availability for Jack Bludis's The Big Switch

Paperback Editions

July 2001 : USA Paperback

Title: The Big Switch (Brian Kane Mysteries)
Author(s): Jack Bludis
ISBN: 1-891946-10-2 / 978-1-891946-10-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Design Image Group Inc
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: THE BIG SWITCH (A Brian Kane Mystery)
Author(s): Jack Bludis
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