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

Lee Baron

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 P.I. PBO from the fertile pen of Gil Brewer. In this one, private peeper LEE BARON gets blindsided by an old flame, … Continue reading Lee Baron

Sam and Tate Morgan

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) From the back cover: "What I can't stand is knowing she's out right now playing around." The tall, heavy-set man stared at me, his … Continue reading Sam and Tate Morgan

William “Bill” Maddern

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) Pulpmeister Gil Brewer, he of the steamy, twitchy, Gold Medals full of damaged men and femme fatales back in the fifties, rarely made his … Continue reading William “Bill” Maddern

Lupe Solano

Created by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera Cuban-born private eye LUPE SOLANO claims Miami's Little Havana as her turf, as does her creator, former real-life gumshoe Carolina Garcia-Aguilera. Lupe runs her own agency, assisted by her health-conscious cousin Leonardo and a motley crew of colourful investigators. Lupe's young, tough, self-assured, and not above a roll in the hay, … Continue reading Lupe Solano

Dirk Wallace

Created by James Hadley Chase Pseudonym of Rene Brabazon Raymond Other pseudonyms include Raymond Marshall, Ambrose Grant, James L. Doherty (1906-85) "My name is Dirk Wallace:  unmarried, pushing 40 years of age, tall, dark, with a face that, so far, doesn’t frighten the kiddies." -- beginning lines of Hit Them Where It Hurts When a … Continue reading Dirk Wallace

Bubba Simms

Created by Mitch Alderman Ex-sheriff turned Bronco-riding, head-butting Central Florida P.I. BUBBA SIMMS is the star of a series of entertaining short stories by Mitch Alderman which have appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. Shows you what a little perseverance and elbow grease can do -- the tenth in the series, "Fear of the Secular"  which … Continue reading Bubba Simms