Devil Barnett

Created by Teddy Hayes DEVIL BARNETT isn't really a P.I., at least initially, but he sure as hell acts like one. When we first meet him, in 1998's Blood Red Blues, he's an ex-CIA wet-ops agent (ie: assassin) who inherited his dad's Harlem bar. According to the overblown press release I received, he's "a modern … Continue reading Devil Barnett

Sammy “Two Toes” Tiffin (Noir)

Created by Christopher Moore "She had the kind of legs that kept her butt from resting on her shoes--a size eight dame in a size-six dress and every mug in the joint was rooting for the two sizes to make a break for it..." Noir (2018) by satirist and professional piss-taker Christopher (Lamb, Secondhand Souls, … Continue reading Sammy “Two Toes” Tiffin (Noir)

Dan Reno

Created by Dave Stanton "As we came off the mountain and glided onto the desert floor outside of Carson City, a jackrabbit darted in front of the car so quickly that Edward didn’t have time to react. We ran straight over it... I wondered if it was an omen." Hard-luck DAN RENO (pronounced "Renault"), who … Continue reading Dan Reno

Harry Rice

Created by Allan Pedrazas Thirtyish HARRY RICE is one of the hardest-working beach bums around. The young entrepreneur owns The Sand Bar, an oceanside joint in Angel's cove, a small town on the Florida Panhandle, and serves as the bartender. But is that enough? Oh, no, not for the silver-tongued wiseass Harry. He's also got a side … Continue reading Harry Rice