Candy Matson

Created by Monty Masters CANDY MATSON was the private eye star of Candy Matson, YUKON 2-8208, an NBC West Coast radio show which first aired in March 1949 and was created by Monty Masters. He cast his wife, Natalie Parks, in the title role of this sassy, sexy private eye. Her understated love interest, Lt. … Continue reading Candy Matson

Anna Lee

Created by Liza Cody Back in the early eighties, while everyone was huffing and puffing Stateside about Sharon, Kinsey and V.I., across the pond British author Liza Cody was writing an amazing story arc about a young female P.I.'s journey from innocence to a hard-fought world-weariness. One of the very best of the female investigators, … Continue reading Anna Lee

Mavis Seidlitz

Created by Carter Brown Pseudonym of Alan Geoffrey Yates; other pseudonyms include Peter Carter Brown, Peter Carter-Brown, Raymond Glenning, Sinclair MacKellar, Dennis Sinclair and Paul Valdez (1923-85) "Ravishingly beautiful" MAVIS SEIDLITZ is "the torrid blonde private eye who plays hard and fast with men...money...and murder." “... a curvy blonde who’s heavy on sex, light on … Continue reading Mavis Seidlitz

Kate Doyle

Created by Rusty Rodriguez KATE DOYLE seems to be a gorgeous (men can't resist her!) globetrotting private investigator, with a solid background in gemology, who gets into all sorts of whiz bang! adventures around the world (Ireland! Tel Aviv! Zimbabwe! Montreal!), often involving national security, criminal masterminds and lord knows what else (Nazi loot! Russian mobsters! Swiss … Continue reading Kate Doyle

Sabrina & Hilton Shire

Created by E.D. Bird A self-published novel by Elaine D. Bird, a Scottish writer living in Zimbabwe, Goldenviron: The First Encounter (2011) follows private investigator SABRINA SHIRE, who's hired a woman to find out who murdered her husband Ben Curl, apparently the only shareholder in a giant mining company, Goldenviron, in an apparently-unnamed African nation. The story kicks in with Sabrina … Continue reading Sabrina & Hilton Shire

Cassie Dewell

Created by C.J. Box When she first showed up, C.J. Box's CASSIE DEWELL was a sheriff's investigator in Lewis and Clark County in Montana, and only a supporting character in his 2013 novel, The Highway. But from small things, baby, big things someday come, and she was soon the star of what is now referred … Continue reading Cassie Dewell

Dixie Flannigan

Created by Chris Rogers Former prosecutor turned Houston bounty hunter DIXIE FLANNIGAN is no cream puff, as she amply demonstrates in her well-received debut, 1998's Bitch Factor. She may be only five feet two inches and 120 pounds, but Dixie proved to be rough-and-ready, no matter what, and her combination of brains, cunning and general bitchiness, … Continue reading Dixie Flannigan

Gwenn Ramadge

Created by Lillian O'Donnell (1926-2005) GWENN RAMADGE is a private detective working for Hart Security and Investigations who teams up with handsome (of course) homicide detective Lew Sackler to investigate an apparent serial murderer, whose victims include two recent brides in A Wreath for the Bride (1990). Gwenn and Lew must have hit it off, because … Continue reading Gwenn Ramadge