Dave Garrett

Created by Neil Albert DAVE GARRETT at first seems like just another cookie cutter eye. A disbarred lawyer? Now working as a Philadelphia private eye, not exactly setting the world on fire?A Vietnam vet suffering from PSTD? Aren't they all? Okay. I think we've been here before. But that doesn't take into account the writing here, … Continue reading Dave Garrett

Claire McCarron (Leg Work)

Created by Frank Abatemarco "Oh, they do respect her but They love to watch her strut" -- Bob Seger New York private eye CLAIRE McCARRON was of the few female private eyes to have her own show, and it was a helluva step up from Honey West and especially Charlie's Angels, even if some wags … Continue reading Claire McCarron (Leg Work)

Berkeley Barnes & Larry Howe

Created by Eugene FranklinPseudonym of Eugene Franklin Bandy, Jr.(1914-1987)   Here's another spin on the Nero Wolfe/Archie Goodwin formula. Pill-popping BERKELEY HOY BARNES is a New York City hypochondriac, and former lawyer turned private eye, who really doesn't like meeting people he doesn't know. He relies on LARRY HOWE to do the legwork, keep track of … Continue reading Berkeley Barnes & Larry Howe

Alphabet Hicks

Created by Rex Stout (1886-1975)   Best known as "that guy that created Nero Wolfe," Rex Stout managed to squeeze out a few other enjoyable gumshoes, including ALFRED "ALPHABET" HICKS, a disgraced young lawyer who blames an excess of both pride and ethics for his disbarment during his very first year of practice. Suddenly out on his keister, … Continue reading Alphabet Hicks

Ted Molloy

Created by Michael Sears Originally from Queens, TED MOLLOY was riding high as a big shot Manhattan lawyer, until his career crashed and burned. Now he's back in Queens, disgraced, disbarred and squeezing out a semi-legit living as a foreclosure profiteer--negotiating bailouts on behalf of folks whose properties are facing foreclosure--for a percentage. Nothing too big, … Continue reading Ted Molloy