Jacob Singer

Created by George Baxt JACOB SINGER is a LAPD detective (later a Hollywood private eye) who wanders in and out of George Baxt’s "Murder Case" series, working the same celebrity-clogged streets of 1930s and 40s Hollywood as Stuart Kaminsky's Toby Peters. Dorothy Parker? Alfred Hitchcock? Greta Garbo? Humphrey Bogart? William Powell AND Myrna Loy Murder? … Continue reading Jacob Singer

Toby Peters

Created by Stuart Kaminsky (1934-2009) Movie trivia. You're soaking in it... Max Allan Collins often touts his (excellent) Nate Heller as the "first historical private detective series," but Stuart Kaminsky's 1940's Hollywood eye TOBY PETERS preceded him by six years or so. Collins' gritty, blood-soaked tales of gangsters, celebrities and conspiracies gone wild have certainly left their mark, but … Continue reading Toby Peters