Created by James M. Reasoner (1953--) James M. Reasoner wrote four stories for Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine (and another for Skullduggery) about dour West Hollywood private detective MARKHAM, and he says that "Death and the Dancing Shadows" is probably his favorite. Very much in the Chandler vein, with a good twist and a snappy ending … Continue reading Markham

Aaron Gunner

Created by Gar Anthony Haywood Back in the late eighties, AARON GUNNER was my go-to black private eye. Hell, he was pretty much the only black private eye. His 1988 debut, Fear of the Dark (a double-barreled title if there ever was one), was some kind of classic; a finger-pointing, heart-felt blast across the bows … Continue reading Aaron Gunner