Created by Derek Howe Smith (1926-2002) ALGY? I think it's safe to say that with a monicker like "Algy," there's a pretty good chance ALGY LAWRENCE is British. And sure enough he is. He's a young, dashing former Intelligence officer, who now consults for Scotland Yard, and bills himself as an "unofficial detective." What I'm … Continue reading Algy Lawrence
Locked Room & Impossible Crime P.I. Mysteries S. S. Van Dine's Philo Vance, possibly the only detective more annoying than Hercule Poirot, may indeed need a kick in the pants, but there are actually plenty of locked-room capers and other impossible crimes that good ol’ regular- joe private eyes have cracked over the years. Here … Continue reading … and Throw Away the Key!