STEVE HODEL is a New York Times Bestselling author. He spent twenty-four years with the LAPD, where, as a homicide detective, he worked on more than three hundred murder cases and achieved one of the highest “solve rates” in the force. He is a licensed P.I. and author and his first book, Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder was a NYT bestseller and was nominated for an MWA Edgar Award in the Best Fact category. Steve has written three additional books: Most Evil, a Los Angeles Times bestseller and the recently published, Black Dahlia Avenger II, , a sequel and an eight-year follow-up to his true-crime investigations. Steve will be presenting two separate PowerPoint talks summarizing his findings. His investigations, now in their fourteenth year, have been featured on: NBC Dateline, CBS 48-Hours, Court TV, A&E Bill Kurtis, Cold Case Files, CNN Anderson Cooper and the Discovery Channel. Steve resides in his hometown of Los Angeles.
Awards and Recognition
- New York Times Bestseller
- International Best Seller
- New York Times Most Notable Book
- New York Times bestselling author. Nominated for MWA Edgar in True Fact category.
- Black Dahlia Avenger
- Los Angeles Times Bestseller