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Check out Mulheisen's
first appearance in:

The Old Game

Montana Public Radio

Jon A. Jackson is co-host of The Food Guys and a frequent guest on Jazz Sessions at Montana Public Radio. In addition to being a celebrated mystery writer, Jon is a jazz music expert with a passion for great food.

Jazz Sessions

Thursdays 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM  (MDT)

Jazz Sessions tends to proceed like a real jam session, from improvisation on a tune to the full-out jazz jam complete with drum solo. On the last Thursday of each month, jazz aficionado Jon A. Jackson joins host Terry Conrad on the program to select tunes and talk about the legendary jazz performers.

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Food Guys

From favorite seasonal recipes, to the roots of our food traditions, to the politics of food, the Food Guys illuminate the culinary world each Sunday, in this 10 minute program produced by Montana Public Radio.

The Food Guys have also been featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday.


The High Rollaway Club
A short story by Jon A. Jackson, published in
Golf World, Sept. 1, 2006 (Vol.60, No.10)


Released July 1, 2004

No Man's Dog
The tenth installment in Jon A Jackson's
Detective Sergeant Mulheisen series

Read the Prologue

"Jon A. Jackson is a master mystery writer with plenty of action, lots of low key black humor, and a perfect ear for the nuances of criminal speech." Chicago Tribune

In Jon's 2002 novel, Badger Games, favorite bad guy Joe Service plays a starring role. Get started here with Chapter One:

Jon's also in fast company in the Dennis McMillan anthology of original stories written in 1930s-pulp style: Measures of Poison.

McMillan's collection
features a veritable who's who of mystery writers, including Michael Connelly, James Crumley, George P. Pelecanos, Janwillem Van de Wetering, Jesse Sublett and many more.

Stories by late greats Charles Willeford and Howard Browne are also included.

Jon's contribution, Grootka's Here, is presented here in its entirety.

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