Alex Bledsoe

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Alex Bledsoe
Born3 February 1963
Notable worksEddie LaCrosse Novels

Alex Bledsoe (born 3 February 1963) is an American author best known for his novels of the sword and sorcery and urban fantasy genre. To date, Bledsoe's work is typically characterized by hard-boiled protagonists and strong classical noir themes.[1]


Alex Bledsoe has been an editor, photographer, reporter, and vacuum cleaner salesman. He was born in western Tennessee and now lives in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin with his wife and three kids.[2]

In 2009, he donated his archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[3]


In addition to his novel series, Bledsoe has published over fifty short stories.

Eddie LaCrosse novels[edit]

  • The Sword-Edged Blonde (2007)
  • Burn Me Deadly (2009)
  • Dark Jenny (2011)
  • Wake of the Bloody Angel (2012)
  • He Drank, and Saw the Spider (2014)

Memphis Vampires[edit]

  • Blood Groove (2009)
  • The Girls with Games of Blood (2010)

Tales of the Tufa[edit]

  • The Hum and the Shiver (2011)
  • Time of the Season, Three Holiday Stories (October 2012, ePub only)
  • Shall We Gather (May 2013, short story, ePub only)
  • Wisp of a Thing (June 2013)
  • Hisses and Wings (December 2014, short story, ePub only), co-author T. Frohock
  • The Two Weddings of Bronwyn Hyatt (May 2015, short story, ePub only)
  • Long Black Curl (May 2015)
  • Chapel of Ease (Sept. 2016)
  • Gather Her Round (March 2017)
  • The Fairies of Sadieville (2018)

Tales of the Firefly Witch[edit]

  • The Firefly Witch (2012)
  • Croaked (2012)
  • Back Atcha (2012)
  • Time of the Season, Three Holiday Stories (2012, ePub only)
  • The Book of Cunning Women (2013)


  1. ^ Publishers Weekly. " listing for The Sword-Edged Blonde". Retrieved 2010-01-24.
  2. ^ "Alex Bledsoe's personal website". Archived from the original on 2 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-24.
  3. ^ Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Collection Archived 2012-06-03 at the Wayback Machine, Northern Illinois University

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