Thorn

Created by James W. Hall (1947--) Arguably the greatest of Travis McGee's wayward literary children, THORN isn't really a P.I. (or even a "salvage consultant"), although he does occasionally take money to "look into" things. He's more of an "avenger," dark and brooding division. He makes his home in Key Largo, Florida, far from the … Continue reading Thorn

Max Freeman

Created By Jonathon King After two well-received books (including his Edgar-winning The Blue Edge of Midnight (2002) debut, he spent mucking about around the edges of the P.I. genre, Jonathon King's MAX FREEMAN finally became a full-fledged private eye in his third novel, Shadow Men (2004). Max was originally a Philly cop, or at least … Continue reading Max Freeman

Lori Andersen

Created by Steph Broadribb Pseudonyms include Stephanie Marland Originally published by Orenda Books, Steph Broadribb's action-packed LORI ANDERSON series features a former stripper turned single mom working hard to keep it together as a bounty hunter in Florida. Lori's as tough as they come, but raising ┬ánine-year old Dakota, who suffers from leukemia, ain't easy. … Continue reading Lori Andersen

Doc Ford

Created by Randy Wayne White Pseudonyms include Randy Stryker and Carl Ramm MARION "DOC" FORD is the protagonist of several novels by Fort Meyers fishing guide, Outside magazine columnist and former cheezoid potboiler author (under the names Randy Stryker and Carl Ramm) Randy Wayne White. Ford is a former government agent/triggerman who currently runs a … Continue reading Doc Ford

B.L. Stryker

Created by Christopher Crowe Smirk Alert! Burt Reynolds played B.L. (BUDDY LEE) STRYKER was a retired New Orleans cop turned slacker Miami P.I. living on his beat-up old houseboat and tooling around town in his equally beat-up Caddy, operating on the fringes of Florida's hoity-toity Palm Beach, sniffing out work, in a series of made-for-TV … Continue reading B.L. Stryker

Bill Death

Created by Gil Brewer Pseudonyms include Bailey Morgan, Eric Fitzgerald, Frank Sebastian, Jack Holland, Roy Carroll, Elaine Evans and Barry Miles, as well as the house name of Ellery Queen (1922-83) Yet another of pulpmeister Gil Brewer's poor saps driven to crime by some hot, steamy wench, BILL DEATH is a Florida private eye who … Continue reading Bill Death