Dirk Wallace

Created by James Hadley Chase Pseudonym of Rene Brabazon Raymond Other pseudonyms include Raymond Marshall, Ambrose Grant, James L. Doherty (1906-85) "My name is Dirk Wallace:  unmarried, pushing 40 years of age, tall, dark, with a face that, so far, doesn’t frighten the kiddies." -- beginning lines of Hit Them Where It Hurts When a … Continue reading Dirk Wallace

Bart Anderson

Created by James Hadley Chase Pseudonym of Rene Brabazon Raymond Other pseudonyms include Raymond Marshall, Ambrose Grant, James L. Doherty (1906-85) Like many of James Hadley Chase's private eyes, Florida gumshoe BART ANDERSON only appeared in one novel: 1979's A Can of Worms. In one of his last novels, Chase has Florida gumshoe Anderson of … Continue reading Bart Anderson

Dave Fenner

Created by James Hadley Chase Pseudonym of René Brabazon Raymond; also wrote as Raymond Marshall (1906-85) According to legend, James Hadley Chase's first novel, No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1939) was dashed off by the former door-to-door encyclopedia salesman in just six weekends. His intention was to capitalize on the popularity in Britain of imported … Continue reading Dave Fenner