Mickey Bolitar

Created by Harlan Coben Young teenager MICKEY BOLITAR's even further removed from P.I. status than his crime-solving uncle Myron Bolitar, the trouble-bound sports agent who thinks he's Spenser. But, like his uncle with whom he goes to live with after the death of his father in this series of young adult mysteries, Mickey's got the … Continue reading Mickey Bolitar

Myron Bolitar

Created by Harlan Coben One of the most enduring series to pop out of the nineties features mild-mannered amateur sleuth (and former FBI investigator) sports agent MYRON BOLITAR, a man who by all rights shouldn't even be listed on these pages. What can I say? Nope, he's not a private eye in any traditional sense, … Continue reading Myron Bolitar

Mali Anderson

Created by Grace Edwards Whoa, whoa, whoa, it's the Harlem Shuffle... Sometime-sleuth MALI ANDERSON is a savvy, street-smart student working towards a Ph.D. in social work with roots deep that go deep into her Harlem working class neighborhood. But this isn't some bleak, mean streets gangsta hip hop kinda film-at-eleven version of Harlem. Instead, it's … Continue reading Mali Anderson

Jim Steele

Created by Dana Chambers Pseudonym of Albert Leffingwell; other pseuds include Giles Jackson (1895-1946) Who is this bozo? Judging from the eyeball-rolling monicker and the great pulp-style illos on the American mass market paperback editions, full of guns, booze and babes, you'd certainly be forgiven if you thought JIM STEELE was some two-fisted brawling tough … Continue reading Jim Steele

Ash McKenna

Created by Rob Hart Will work for booze. Or dope.... A seemingly eternally recovering addict and would-be hard-boiled hero with a rude wit and a Chandler-sized romantic streak, ASH McKENNA bumbles and stumbles his way through a series of misadventures, in this winning five-novel series by Rob Hart. Make no mistake -- Ash is no┬áprivate … Continue reading Ash McKenna