Murder in the Library (Index)

What's on your bookshelf? COLLECTIONS & ANTHOLOGIES The Best Anthologies of Original P.I. Stories The Best Anthologies of Hard-Boiled, Noir & Pulp Reprints Other Mystery Anthologies Worth Hunting For The Mystery Writers of America Anthologies The Akashic Noir Series The Best American Mystery Stories PERIODICALS The Best Crime & Detective Pulps The Crime & Detective … Continue reading Murder in the Library (Index)

My Bookshelf (Index)

A Salute to Some of the Books I Love (or Lust After) Private Eye Action As You Like It... By Joe R. Lansdale & Lewis Shiner The Pulp Jungle By Frank Gruber The Hard-Boiled Detective: Stories from Black Mask Magazine Edited by Herbert Ruhm Four-&-Twenty Bloodhounds Edited by Anthony Boucher The Hardboiled Dicks Edited by Ron Goulart The … Continue reading My Bookshelf (Index)

My Scrapbook (Index)

A Cornucopia of Tear Sheets, Illustrations, Photos, Scribbles & Other Crap That I Think is Cool The Hard-boiledness Scale Ten Hard-boiled Dicks, Rated Peter Scratch An ad and a couple of strips... James Garner on the Cover of TV Guide (June 2, 1979) That Double Vision Got the Best of Me I'll Have a Double The Robe … Continue reading My Scrapbook (Index)


A never-complete listing of private dicks and janes, and selected other tough guys and gals, listed by character, with all appearances in novels, short stories, film, television, radio and other media that I could find. Inclusion on this list generally means I've heard of the eye, and that if a bio and bibliography is missing, … Continue reading Eyes/Alphabetical