Steve Bentley

Created by Robert Dietrich Pseudonym of E. Howard Hunt Other pseudonyms include John Baxter, Gordon Davis and David St. John (1918-2007) "(D.C. is) a great town if you've got the stamina of a Cape buffalo and the wealth of a Punjab prince." -- Steve comes clean on D.C. Here's a rare case in the P.I. … Continue reading Steve Bentley

Bragg

Created by Jack Lynch (1930-2008) A Korean War vet and ex-reporter turned San Francisco gumshoe, and very much cast in the Hammett mold, PETER BRAGG appeared in a string of equally tough paperback originals, starting with Bragg's Hunch (1981), an impressive debut. But the second book in the series, 1982's The Missing and the Dead, … Continue reading Bragg

Joe Mannix

Created by William Link and Richard Levinson Developed for Television by Bruce Geller "If you're not gonna pull that trigger immediately, mind if I have a cigarette?" -- Joe in "To the Swiftest Death" Your classic American hard-boiled private eye, television division. And I mean classic in every sense of the word. Accept no substitutes. "the eternal … Continue reading Joe Mannix