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Alex Bledsoe

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Alex Bledsoe
Born (1963-02-03) February 3, 1963 (age 61)
Alma materUniversity of Tennessee
Notable worksEddie LaCrosse novels

Alex Bledsoe (born February 3, 1963) is an American author best known for his sword and sorcery and urban fantasy novels. Bledsoe's work is characterized by hard-boiled protagonists and classic 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 children.[2] He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.[3]

In 2009, he donated his archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.[4]


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]

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 (October 2007). Amazon.com listing for The Sword-Edged Blonde. ISBN 978-1597801126.
  2. ^ "Alex Bledsoe's personal website". Archived from the original on February 2, 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2010.
  3. ^ Choate, Emily (July 26, 2013). "Fantasy author Alex Bledsoe delves into Appalachian myth and music". Knoxville News. Knoxville, Tennessee. Retrieved January 31, 2021.
  4. ^ Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Collection Archived June 3, 2012, at the Wayback Machine, Northern Illinois University

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