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Lawrence Johnson
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  • Charleston, WV
  • United States
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I am the author of The Alexander Steele mystery series that takes place primary in Philadelphia Pa. I have also written several science fiction novels and short stories including Escape 2 Earth 2012 and Return 2 Earth.

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Who is Alexander Steele

Who is Alexander Steele?



Alexander Steele is a fictitious, street savvy, African American detective who grew up on the rough streets of Philly.  Forget everything you know about gritty, skirt cashing, chain-smoking, broke detectives of the past.  Steele (as his friends call him) is a unique breed of detective.  When Steele is in the danger zone he fly’s solo but behind the scenes he is often relies on the computer expertise from his best friend/hacker Stan.  With…


Posted on December 12, 2015 at 11:26am

Philly's Famous Fictional Detective is Back in the Deadly Gamble a short story from the Alexander Steele Mystery Series

Mrs. Matthews and Sam the pool boy were having an affair until the two were found murdered inside an old shed locked from the inside.  Can you catch the killer?

Free on the Alexander Steele Mystery Blog

Part #1 …


Posted on August 16, 2014 at 4:54pm

Legacy Lost

Gone are the days of the Red, Black, and Green. A time when Gil Scott, Nikki Giovanni, and Curtis Mayfield reminded us to keep on pushing.

No, the movement is not dead to find it we must look into the distant memories of the Brothers and Sisters who can still recall those proud days of Afro’s, Dashikis, and clenched…


Posted on February 8, 2012 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

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At 11:42pm on April 11, 2011, Cee Brooks gave Lawrence Johnson a gift
At 1:39pm on March 30, 2011, Rey O. Harris said…

Brother Johnson, I am pleased to have another Philly homey as a friend. I downloaded, "The Case Of The Death Dealer" onto my Kindle. It was a good read. Would you send me an email so I can comment further. My email is I am from Germantown/Mt.Airy. Where did you reside in the city? I look forward to hearing from you. Solomon Jones has done some excellent fiction writing with Philadelphia as a back drop.

Dr. Rey


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