Jerry Bledsoe’s True Crime Novels Available as Audiobooks

True crime novels by beloved true crime author, Jerry Bledsoe, are available in audio for the first time.

978-1-942248-42-2Jerry Bledsoe made a name for himself with a series of true crime novels based on murders in his home state, North Carolina. Now, for the first time, many of those novels are being released as audiobooks. The news was announced April 1 by audiobook publisher, ListenUp Audiobooks, which is now selling Bledsoe’s Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder, for download on its website.

Bitter Blood reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list when it was first published in print in 1988. Bitter Blood tells the shocking true story of obsession and bitter custody battles that eventually resulted in nine deaths in the mid-1980s.

Bledsoe, a beloved syndicated columnist, wrote for publications across the Southeast. Bledsoe is a familiar name to a generation of Southerners who grew up anticipating his next column, where he chronicled horrific events occurring in sleepy North Carolina towns.

Three other Bledsoe novels will be coming soon from ListenUp Audiobooks. Fans can pre-order Blood Games, Before He Wakes, and Death Sentence from All four audiobooks will also be available from, iTunes, and most libraries. Voice actor Kevin Stillwell narrates the audiobooks.