Bart Hardin

Created by David Alexander (1907-1973) Broadway is his beat. BART HARDIN was the rambling, gambling two-fisted editor of The Broadway Times, who starred in eight novels back in the fifties, fondly remembered these days for, among other things, living above a flea circus in a Times Square tenement. The Broadway Times was essentially a throwaway … Continue reading Bart Hardin

Deacon Riis

Created by John Jantuen To say that bumbling newshawk DEACON RIIS, is the hero of No Quarter (2018), would be misleading. In this thriller, the first of a proposed trilogy by Canadian writer John Jantuen, Deacon, the only full-time reporter for local paper The Chronicle, is nobody's hero. Not even that of Rain, the woman twenty years … Continue reading Deacon Riis

Nathan Doyle & Matthew Spain

Created by Josh Lanyon Pseudonym of D.L. Browne "Inside Union Station was a madhouse. Porters hustled, families greeted and friends good-byed, the sheer volume of sound rising from the marble floors and Spanish tiles, soaring up and disappearing into the cathedral-high ceiling and the gigantic iron chandeliers. Nathan scanned the milling crowd for Pearl’s hat … Continue reading Nathan Doyle & Matthew Spain