Corey Douglas, Laurie Carpenter, Marcus Clark & Simon Garfunkel (The K Team)

Created by David Rosenfelt Talk about going to the dogs... Writer David Rosenfelt's pooch-loving lawyer-sleuth Andy Carpenter has seen his own bestselling series pretty much taken over by Tara, his beloved Golden Retriever, and a revolving cast of assorted affable canines. And now he's gone and spun-off a whole new series, which has recently retired Paterson, New Jersey … Continue reading Corey Douglas, Laurie Carpenter, Marcus Clark & Simon Garfunkel (The K Team)

Going to the Dogs

The Great Mutts of Detective Fiction Fortunately, the genre has, for the most part, escaped the infiltration of felines that has infected other mystery genres. Canine appearances have been relatively scarce (so far), save for a few notable exceptions. Here, then, are some of the more significant or otherwise interesting canines of P.I. fiction, as … Continue reading Going to the Dogs

Johnny and Suzy Marshall

Created by James M. Fox (Pseudonym of Johannes Matthijs Willem Knipscheer) (1908-89) A pair of Californian Nick and Nora wanna-bes, JOHNNY and SUZY MARSHALL appeared in a slew of books by James M. Fox in the forties and fifties. They even had an Asta-like canine partner to help/hinder them with their cases -- a sometimes-ferocious, sometimes-playful … Continue reading Johnny and Suzy Marshall