“Slots” Resnick

Created by Michael Geller (1947--) Former shortstop¬†"SLOTS" RESNICK never quite made it to the Show--the furthest he ever got was a farm club. His career as a NYPD homicide dick grounded out as well, so he makes do as a private eye, in this baseball-themed trilogy by sportswriter Geller. Slots is affable enough, a half-Jewish, … Continue reading “Slots” Resnick

Joseph Burke

Created by Robert B. Parker (1932-2010) The creator of Spenser just couldn't seem to keep his paws off the past. His occasional forays into the past, including his fresh stab at the legend of Wyatt Earp (2001's Gunman's Rhapsody) and his period-piece dabblings with Chandler's Marlowe (Poodle Springs and Perchance To Dream) had been generally … Continue reading Joseph Burke

Max Klein

Created by Paul Benjamin (pseud. of Paul Auster) "I had come to the limit of myself, and there was nothing left." Once upon a time Paul Auster, the high-falutin' literary author of The New York Trilogy, a three-part philosophical and literary¬†tour-de-force, was once grounded enough to write a simple, meat-and-potatoes P.I. novel paperback original. Mind … Continue reading Max Klein