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Steve Hodel

Steve Hodel was born and brought up in Los Angeles. Now a private investigator, he spent almost twenty-four years with the LAPD, most of them as a homicide detective-supervisor. During his tenure, he worked on more than three hundred murder cases and had one of the highest "solve rates" on the force. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area. Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder , published in 2003, became a New York Times bestseller and was a Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award...See more