Karl Bort


KARL BORT was a United States Air Force jet mechanic in Texas and Georgia before joining the Cleveland, Ohio Police Department. During his 27-year police career, he worked Patrol, Auto Theft, and spent 11 years as a Narcotics Detective. He worked closely with the DEA, including a two-year assignment on national cases, often in an undercover role. As the elected president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, Karl was responsible for negotiating contracts and protecting the rights of all Cleveland Police Officers. Following retirement, he returned to school, became a Licensed Practical Nurse, and worked 15 years as a medical surgical nurse and psychiatric nurse for the Cleveland Clinic. Karl now spends his second “retirement” in Ohio with his wife, children and grandchildren, indulging in his new career – writing police thrillers.

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Bad JuJu in Cleveland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Drugs….murder….voodoo! Four men are found brutally slain in an abandoned house on Cleveland’s east side, one with ties to City Hall and all marked with a mysterious symbol. When Detective Nicholas Silvano is called to the case, he finds this drug-deal-gone-wrong is anything but ordinary and the search for an elusive killer is on. This novel is co-authored by Karl Bort and Thekla Madsen.

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