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8 Novels I Enjoyed Most in 2014

Like most of you, I read a lot of novels — some with private investigators, some without — in 2014.  Here are some I enjoyed most.  They’re in no particular order. A Little Yellow Dog by Walter Mosley — The cadence and language of the narrative is as pitch-perfect as everything else in this story of […]

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Fine New Private Eye Writer

Until five months ago or so ago when he asked to interview me, I’d never heard of Max Everhart.  I predict many people will hear about him now, following publication of his first novel, Go Go Gato. Everhart has crafted a first-rate private eye yarn in Go Go Gato. From the blonde who walks into his office to […]

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New Private Eye Writer Makes Solid Debut

If you like your private eyes thoroughly hard boiled, don’t miss Broken, the well-crafted debut novel by indie author Matthew Storm. Remember my grousing about the frustrations of sifting for woman P.I. yarns on Amazon? This is one of those finds that make it worthwhile. Storm’s private investigator, Nevada James, was once the youngest woman […]

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COOL OFF WITH A WOMAN P.I. IN ALASKA If you long to see Alaska, but don’t have the time or the money right now, enjoy a great trip and a well-turned mystery with P.I. Kate Shugak. The creation of Edgar-winning writer Dana Stabenow, Kate is an ethnic Aleut who was reared by her grandmother in […]

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