Art Hardin

Created by Robert E. Bailey In his acclaimed, Shamus-nominated first outing, Private Heat (2002), Robert Bailey's retired counter intelligence officer turned private op ART HARDIN is asked by a prominent Grand Rapids, Mich., lawyer to protect his niece from her abusive cop husband. But there's way more here than first meets the eye. It turns … Continue reading Art Hardin

Matt Mercer

Created by Day Keene Pseudonym of Gunnar Hjerstedt Other pseudonyms include¬†Lewis Dixon, William Richards, Daniel White, John Corbett & Donald King (1904-1969) "Matt Mercer¬†had come back from the South Pacific, leaving his arm behind on some Jap-infested island until, six-thousand miles away from that hell-hole, he found that the Little Yellow sons had returned--to claim … Continue reading Matt Mercer

Stanley Hastings

Created by Parnell Hall "Not to disparage the work I do, but most of it requires no intelligence whatsoever.'' -- Stanley Hastings to a would-be client in Suspense. ...and now, for your consideration, your entertainment and your amusement, may we present... STANLEY HASTINGS, a P.I. as tough as his name! Our man Stan's a hopelessly … Continue reading Stanley Hastings

Leonid McGill

Created by Walter Mosley (1952--) LEONID McGILL may just be the Job of detective fiction. Walter Mosley's contemporary African-American private eye and family man (with three grown -- and at times troublesome -- children), partial to Lucky Strikes and beer, is trying to make a go of it on the decidedly mean and frequently bewildering … Continue reading Leonid McGill