Tony Piazza
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Tony Piazza

Tony Piazza is a Central Coast mystery writer, film historian, presenter, and a veteran storyteller well-known for his passion for writing and movies.

He is the author of five mystery novels, "Anything Short of Murder," "A Murder Amongst Angels," "Murder is Such Sweet Revenge," "The Curse of the Crimson Dragon," and "Murder Will Out" all available through Amazon. Piazza 's memoir, "Bullitt Points," from SansTree, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic Steve McQueen movie "Bullitt" and the involvement of the Piazza family in the production. He is also a contributing author in two anthologies: "The Best of the SLO NightWriters in Tolosa Press 2009-2013" and "Deadlines: Murder & Mayhem on the California Coast" Volume 2; and also numerous memoirs published in other periodicals.

Piazza worked regularly as an extra and stand-in on multiple Hollywood movies and television shows shot in San Francisco during the 1970's, including "Towering Inferno," "High Anxiety," "Magnum Force," and "Streets of San Francisco." He now blogs regularly about his Hollywood experiences at authortonypiazza.com.

His inventory of stories reads like a Who's Who of Hollywood from that era: Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Darren McGavin, Paul Newman, Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Raymond Burr, Walter Matthau, Fred Astaire, Robert Vaughn and Leslie Nielsen.

Piazza is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, California Writer's Club, and SLO NightWriters.

Mr. Piazza has also done many interviews for television, radio, and the print and electronic press.

All of his novels are also available as an audiobook, narrated by Broadway actor, James Romick. They can be found at Amazon, Audible, and I-tunes websites.

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    • Murder Is Such Sweet Revenge

    • By: Tony Piazza
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Private investigator Tom Logan and his girlfriend Rita finally tie the knot. Unfortunately what begins as a romantic getaway, ends suddenly with murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MURDER IS SUCH SWEET REVENGE AUDIBLE.COM

    • By cookster on 10-29-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Anything Short of Murder

    • By: Tony Piazza
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    If it's anything short of murder, Logan's interested! The minute the dame walked up to Logan, he smelled trouble. A real looker....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • REVIEW OF "ANYTHING SHORT OF MURDER"

    • By ZUZU on 07-07-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Murder Amongst Angels

    • By: Tony Piazza
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Sexy, platinum-blonde movie siren,Gertrude Hurd had it all - fame, men, and riches. But now she's dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A MURDER AMONGST ANGELS.... BY TONY PIAZZA

    • By ZUZU on 09-03-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Curse of the Crimson Dragon

    • By: Tony Piazza
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ryan was a pilot, and a damn good one. Accepting an honorable discharge, he began a charter service in Hawaii, where he believed he'd finally found paradise....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder Will Out

    • By: Tony Piazza
    • Narrated by: James Romick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    1930s Hollywood wasn’t just moving picture stars and backlots. It was also a petri dish crawling with crime. In these three tales, private investigator Tom Logan uses his brains, fists, and caustic wit....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • By Anonymous User on 05-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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