George Blum

Biography

George lives with his wife Rebecca in Southern California; they have three daughters. He's a legal article writer by day, and fiction writer (and occasional stage actor) by night. George, after graduating from law school at University of California--Hastings, worked as a litigation attorney for a number of years. This background comes into play in his recent novel, Murder on Retreat. George is presently writing a novel which is also set in the legal world, an environment which is always challenging, often unpredictable, and sometimes dangerous.

Books

None of My Business
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Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00)
A cab driver had been advised that he would "meet all kinds, but whatever happens . . . it is none of your business." On an otherwise normal shift, he makes two runs to a certain house. While the first run is innocuous enough, the second trip could be murder. He is no longer certain if his "none of my business" credo will excuse his complicity in an act that just might have fatal consequences.
One Bed
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Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
They had the perfect life. They shared the same dreams. But then their jobs got in the way. Their communal interests parted company. After an accidental discovery caused by a simple fast food delivery, things changed dramatically. His suspicions about his wife have now become an undeniable reality. The result? A marriage is in trouble. It is time to make a move.
A Rose From Sarah
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Tonight Ben Stanton proposes to the special woman in his life. He has the ring, dinner reservations, a box of chocolates. While all seems blissful, things suddenly go wrong: anonymous phone calls, the shrill bark of an otherwise docile dog, rainy footsteps leading from his balcony door. When the past and present collide, Ben risks losing much more than the woman he loves.
The Last Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00)
A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Murder on Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,110. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hubert Maston is murdered during a law firm "retreat." Among the suspects are: an associate who has been falsely accused of malpractice; junior partners who seek control of the firm; Maston’s senior partners, who suspect him of stealing firm funds; and the victim’s wife, who is angered over his affair. A law firm associate involved in the investigation sets a dangerous trap to catch the murderer.