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Blacklist

(2014)
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The last time the United States looked on its own citizens with suspicion, the results were ruined dreams, shattered lives... and murderin Jerry Ludwig's Blacklist

Today, people point fingers and shout, "terrorist!" Not long ago, the accusation was "Communist!" Many who testified before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee said they did so out of desperation and fear. Those who refused to speak were fired or blacklisted. Others fled rather than betray friends... or their belief in American liberty.

David Weber and Jana Vardian were Hollywood's golden children; their fathers, successful screenwriters, mingled with stars and studio moguls. Then HUAC shattered their idyll, sending David and his parents into exile in Europe; Jana's father testified and soon became a famous director.

Returning to Los Angeles as an adult to bury his father, David comes to the attention of FBI agent Brian McKenna, who is still eager for a big case. The somewhat jaded McKenna remains eager for a big case. Jana Vardian watched her father torture himself after testifying; David's return painfully reminds her that she once believed in love and loyalty.
When people with ties to HUAC and to David's father begin turning up dead, long-buried secrets are dragged into the open. McKenna quickly tags David as the prime suspect, but in a world where special effects can turn a man into a beast, Hollywood's sheen of glamour cannot long mask its dark past.

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Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"An intense, vivid kaleidoscope of a serious novel masquerading as a whodunit." - John Weisman


Used availability for Jerry Ludwig's Blacklist

Hardback Editions

June 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Blacklist: A Novel
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
ISBN: 0-7653-3539-5 / 978-0-7653-3539-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Blacklist: A Novel
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
ISBN: 0-7653-3540-9 / 978-0-7653-3540-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Audio Editions

July 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Blacklist
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
ISBN: 1-62923-752-3 / 978-1-62923-752-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Blacklist
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
ISBN: 1-62923-756-6 / 978-1-62923-756-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
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July 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Blacklist
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Blacklist: A Novel
Author(s): Jerry Ludwig
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU