Sonny Hunt (Murder in Music City)

Created by Jimmy Sangster & Ernest Frankel Of course, when you think of Sonny Bono, the first thing that comes to mind is country music, right? Me neither. But in 1979, NBC tried to peddle a post-Cher Bono as Nashville private detective agency owner SONNY HUNT in the made-for-TV flick Murder in Music City. Bono … Continue reading Sonny Hunt (Murder in Music City)

Greg and Jill McKenzie

Created by Chester D. Campbell Church-going sixty-something GREG McKENZIE was simply a retired Air Force OSI investigator who, with the aid of his long-suffering wife, JILL, showed a penchant for solving crimes for two books. But in the third book of the series, Deadly Illusions (2005), the detecting duo turned pro, opening up McKenzie Investigations in a … Continue reading Greg and Jill McKenzie

Bobby Cain & Harper McCoy

Created by D.P. Lyle Okay, so BOBBY CAIN and HARPER McCOY aren't your usual male/female duo of crimefighters -- they're brother and sister. More or less. "Adopted" and raised as siblings by a itinerant group of hustlers, scam artists, tramps and thieves that was at various times called "a family, a clan or a gypsy … Continue reading Bobby Cain & Harper McCoy

Auggie Velez-Colon

Created by Robert J. Randisi (1951 --) Guitar slinger AUGUSTO "AUGGIE" VELEZ-COLON came back from Afghanistan with a brand-new plan: music. It's taken him a while, but after eight long years, he's starting to carve a niche into Nashville's hyper-competitive music scene as an in-demand session man. But just in case, he's still working his other … Continue reading Auggie Velez-Colon

Thomas Ironcutter

Created by David Archord Okay, the monicker's a little overly earnest (was Dash Riprock already taken?), but apparently THOMAS IRONCUTTER is a bonafide P.I. This Nashville Cat's a big guy, 6'3" and over two hundred pounds; ex-Army and ex-cop turned private eye. He enjoys a good drink and a Cuban cigar now and then, and the company … Continue reading Thomas Ironcutter