Gentlemen, Name Your Poison

Dabblers, Inhalers & Other┬áSubstance-Abusing Eyes "Most of the time, sleuthing is not the most rewarding work. However, being a drug addict has its charms." -- New York eye Dick Shamus muses on his life Of course, substance abuse, particularly of the illegal variety, is nothing new for private detectives who, after all, came of age … Continue reading Gentlemen, Name Your Poison

Ash McKenna

Created by Rob Hart Will work for booze. Or dope.... A seemingly eternally recovering addict and would-be hard-boiled hero with a rude wit and a Chandler-sized romantic streak, ASH McKENNA bumbles and stumbles his way through a series of misadventures (and cities), in this winning five-novel series by Rob Hart. Make no mistake -- Ash … Continue reading Ash McKenna

Josephine “Joe” Flannigan

Created by Sara Gran Recovering heroin junkie JOSEPHINE "JOE" FLANNIGAN (clean for two years!) is offered a thousand bucks in cash to find a wealthy suburban couple's runaway daughter -- which sure beats shoplifting jewelery from department stores for a living -- in Sara Gran's acclaimed 2006 standalone novel Dope. But as she prowls the … Continue reading Josephine “Joe” Flannigan