The Literary Life of Ralph Dennis

By Richard A. Moore RALPH DENNIS (1932-1988) was born in South Carolina and had a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina, where he also taught. For mystery fans, Dennis will always be associated with the City of Atlanta, the locale for the twelve novel series about Jim Hardman, former cop and unofficial private … Continue reading The Literary Life of Ralph Dennis

Jim Hardman & Hump Evans

Created by Ralph Dennis (1931--88) "...the most beloved obscure private eye writer who ever lived..." -- Ed Gorman JIM HARDMAN's not such a hard man, after all. At least not physically. He's actually a little overweight and out of shape, smoking too many Pall Malls and definitely drinking a little too much. Still, he's tough … Continue reading Jim Hardman & Hump Evans