Janet Uhlar | Author, lecturer, and screenplay writer

 In the summer of 2013 Janet Uhlar served as juror in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger in Boston, Massachusetts.


It was there where she encountered firsthand the complexities of justice, corruption, and media integrity.

Published Books

Discover Janet Uhlar’s Published Works

The Truth Be Damned

The Truth Be Damned is a tale of courage, intrigue, and self-discovery as a juror who served on the mob trial of the decade launches her own investigation into the injustices surrounding the complex case. Janet Uhlar served as a juror in the 2013 trial of mob boss, James (Whitey) J. Bulger.

Liberty’s Martyr: The Story of Dr. Joseph Warren

Dr. Joseph Warren was one of the foremost leaders in the years prior to, and the earliest months of the War for Independence. Once, his name was a staple of American classrooms, his valiant acts celebrated across the nation. Now, the memory of him has nearly vanished, obscured by the march of time. However, without Dr. Joseph Warren’s pivotal contributions, American History would be profoundly different.

Freedoms Cost: The Story of General Nathanael Greene

Nathanael Greene was George Washington’s most trusted confidant, friend, and general officer. Greene was a Quaker until 1774. With no military experience he would become known as the strategist of the American Revolution and Washington’s chosen second in command.

About Janet Uhlar

Janet Uhlar is not your ordinary storyteller. Her unique genre of biographical fiction breathes life into the heroes of the American Revolution, making history leap off the page into the vivid tableau of our imaginations.

With acclaimed works like Liberty’s Martyr: The Story of Dr. Joseph Warren and Freedom’s Cost: The Story of General Nathanael Greene, Janet redefines the way we connect with our past, transforming historical figures from mere names in a textbook to flesh and blood individuals whose decisions shape our present.

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Janet Uhlar's Blog Posts

Delve into Janet’s rich collection of over 50 blog posts, where she weaves together tales of historical intrigue, the notorious Whitey Bulger, and much more.

James McHenry, a Maryland delegate to the Constitutional Convention, in recording the events of the Convention’s last day wrote, “A

It is well-documented that James “Whitey” Bulger was deceived by the CIA at the age of 26 to take part

The latest news regarding the murder of James “Whitey” Bulger is that the men indicted for killing him have made

I started this webpage when promoting my latest book on the story behind the myth of James “Whitey” Bulger, The

Why was John Connolly given a 40 years sentence in Florida when his buddy and superior in the FBI John

THE MURDER OF JOHN CALLAHAN–Made Simple: John Callahan was a wanna be thug, and the best friend, for 25 years,