Tiny Ryder

Created by Tiny Boyle & Hank Nuwer Created by Tiny Boyle & Hank Nuwer Okay, he looks more like one of those fat, hairy yahoos storming the U.S. Capitol, or maybe a character from Charlie Daniel's "Uneasy Rider," but TINY RYDER was the hero of The Bounty Hunter, an unlikely series of Men's Adventure novels … Continue reading Tiny Ryder

Jake Barrow

Created by Nick Quarry Pseudonym of Marvin H. Albert Other pseudonyms include Mike Barone, J.D. Christilain, Al Conroy, Albert Conroy, Ian MacAlister, Anthony Rome 1924-96 A tough, no-nonsense private eye from New york City, JAKE BARROW slugged his way through six solid Gold Medal paperback originals in the late fifties/early sixties. The series kicks off with … Continue reading Jake Barrow

Fred Bennett

Created by Elliott Lewis (1917-1990) The first few paperback originals by Pinnacle in the series bill  FRED BENNETT as a "the most upbeat, offbeat detective in decades," while on Goodreads he's described as a "crusty ex-cop." But let's not beat around the bush -- "upbeat" he's not, and "crusty" barely covers it. As I recall, … Continue reading Fred Bennett