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Robert W. Welkos is an award-winning investigative journalist whose major stories include the enduring mystery of the missing Marilyn Monroe tapes, Los Angeles police pension abuses, groping allegations that rocked action film star Arnold Schwarzeneggar's election run for California governor, the controversial Church of Scientology, and tragic deaths of movie stuntmen in Hollywood.

He has worked as a reporter and editor for the Los Angeles Times, writing extensively about the entertainment industry. He has covered the Oscars and has attended the Cannes and Sundance film festivals.

Welkos has worked as a reporter for The Associated Press.

The Blue Poppy is his first novel.