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Joseph Souza

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Joseph Souza worked on the South Boston docks during Whitey Bulger’s criminal reign. He has a degree from Northeastern University and once worked in the Organized Crime division of the DEA. His award winning short fiction and essays have published in various literary journals throughout the country. In 2004 he was awarded the Andre Dubus Award in short fiction from the University of Southern Maine for his short story “Loss Prevention.” His most recent short story, “The Devil’s Dumping Ground” was published in Quarry; Crime Stories by New England Writers. In 2010 Joseph Souza won Honorable Mention for the Al Blanchard Award for his short crime story”The Stone Walls of Lebanon”. Joseph lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and two children.

Genres: Mystery
Joseph Souza recommends
The Loyal Nine (2015)
(Boston Brahmin, book 1)
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"A political thriller for our times!"
The Rescue (2019)
(Ryan Decker, book 1)
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"From the very first page, The Rescue comes at you like the literary equivalent of a laser-guided missile. Impossible to put down, with explosive action, a great hero, and political intrigue. This one will grab you."

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