Created by James K. MacDougall
A former lawyer turned soft-spoken, literate Cincinnati gumshoe who drew occasional comparisons to Ross Macdonald, James K. MacDougall’s DAVID STUART loves music and has a subscription to The New Yorker, but is prone to some over-boiled soliloquies in two novels from the seventies centered around families in turmoil.
The setting was a sure sign that regionalism was finally showing it’s true face in the P.I. genre, and it’s always good to see someone trying to storm Macdonald’s citadel for a change.
- “It was effed up but very funny when the protagonist wanted her husband to fornicate with the guy who raped her.”
— Tenzin Jamyang on Death and the Maiden (Goodreads)