You’re a Mean Man with a Typewriter, Sister

The Hard-boiled Lady Writers of the Pulps The story goes that when big shot Hollywood director Howard Hawks finished reading Leigh Brackett's 1944 crime novel No Good From a Corpse, he was blown away by the snappy patter and the rock hard prose, and figured the writer might be just who he needed for his … Continue reading You’re a Mean Man with a Typewriter, Sister

Kelly Pruett

Created by Mary Keliikoa "Portland, Oregon has as many parts as the human anatomy. Like the ┬ábody, some are more attractive than others." Add Portland, Oregon's KELLY PRUETT to the small but ever-growing pool of Mom P.I.s. In a genre where so many protagonists are apparently incapable of reproduction, despite active (or even hyper-active) sex … Continue reading Kelly Pruett

Kate Appleton

Created by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly Fans waiting impatiently to snatch up the latest Plum the moment it rolls out of EvanovichLand could take the edge off their screwball romantic crime jones with Love in a Nutshell, Evanovich's 2012 attempt at creating a new heroine (with an able assist from Dorien Kelly): KATE APPLETON, … Continue reading Kate Appleton