Danny Clive

Created by Fletcher Flora (1914-1968) DANNY CLIVE is a special investigator for the Grand Jury, hired to bring in an old friend who could put the finger on a local gangster, in the great short story "The Heat Is Killing Me" from the February 1953 Dime Detective. As the buddy's wife says, "Judas. Judas Clive. … Continue reading Danny Clive

Gaspar Vane

Created by Fletcher Flora (1914-1968) GASPAR VANE is a private eye created by Fletcher Flora, an author from the latter days of the pulps. He wrote all over the map, including works of historical fiction, satire, social dramas and even lesbian romance, but most of his work was in the mystery and hard-boiled genres. His … Continue reading Gaspar Vane

Percy Hand

Created by Fletcher Flora Pseudonyms include Timothy Harrison, Ellery Queen (1914-68) "My name is Percy Hand, and I’m a private detective. My privacy is rarely invaded. This makes the rent a problem, but it gives me plenty of time to watch the rain come down into the alley on rainy days." Now almost forgotten, but … Continue reading Percy Hand