Fiction by Jonathan W. Sweet

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“If I had to make any complaint about this great little tome, it would be that the next 80-odd stories aren’t already at my fingertips.” — Harding McFadden 

1933 in the Twin Cities. Minnesota's largest cities are beset by corruption and organized crime has free rein. 

Enter the Red Jackal, a vigilante shaped by the powers of ancient Egypt; a crimefighter who will defend the powerless and terrify the guilty. 

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"Another great volume with this new character." — The Pulp.net


The past returns to haunt the Red Jackal in the second book of the exciting Adventures of the Red Jackal!

In 1929, the Red Jackal thought he had defeated a mysterious killer that mimicked the legendary Count Dracula. Five years later, the killer returns, proving himself to be as difficult to kill as the great vampire.

Meanwhile, an old ally returns and the Red Jackal finds himself searching for a long-lost Edgar Allan Poe tome that has left a trail of death behind it!

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"Sweet spins a fast-paced tale set against authentic backgrounds and history to deliver a truly rewarding tale. … The Red Jackal is what good New Pulp is all about." — Pulp Grandmaster Ron Fortier

The Red Jackal takes on his greatest foe yet when a mysterious new enemy threatens everyone and everything he holds dear.

With his friends, family and most trusted allies under attack, the Red Jackal must risk his secret and his life to fight this new evil. But can he still fight on the side of good when an entire city turns against him?

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On election night 1934 in Minneapolis, what appears to be a politically motivated attack sets off a chain of events that draws the Red Jackal into a web of intrigue. Initially focused on uncovering the motives behind the assault, the Red Jackal soon realizes that a deeper conspiracy is afoot.

As the Red Jackal delves deeper into the mystery, he finds himself caught in the crossfire of an undeclared war between rival mob families in the Twin Cities. Struggling to remain neutral amidst the chaos, the Red Jackal must navigate treacherous streets and high-stakes encounters.

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