Barney Hamet

Created by Edward D. Hoch Pseudonymsinclude Stephen Dentinger, Ellery Queen, R.L. Stevens, Anthony Circus, R. E. Porter and Pat McMahon (1930-2008) It was so quiet you could hear a name drop... The Shattered Raven by Edward D. Hoch is a 1969 paperback original revolving around  a murder at the Mystery Writers of America's annual Edgar … Continue reading Barney Hamet

Murder in the Library: The Mystery Writers of America Anthologies

Everybody into the Boat! Okay, nobody's ever going to mistake The Mystery Writers of America (MWA) for The Private Eye Writers of America (PWA), but private eye writers have played a major role in the MWA right from the beginning P.I. writers, including Brett Halliday and Baynard Kendrick, were involved in the founding of the … Continue reading Murder in the Library: The Mystery Writers of America Anthologies