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New/Debut Authors

Genre-Related Links

Movie & TV & Radio Detectives
DVD collections
selected films & TV
other media
books on the subject

Other Media


Mysteries of Distant Times & Exotic Climes
Non-Fiction About Hard-Boiled & Noir
Fiction: Novels & Stories Pages
Mystery Fiction / Kindle Editions
'A Pocketful of Brits' Pages
Books About Noir Film Page
Film Noir Festival Pages
Southwest USA & Native American Mysteries
Kid Sleuths Page
Pet Detectives Page
150 Essential Mystery Novels Page



A  Pocketful  of  Brits

browse British detectives category at Amazon

BlackHat Mystery Bookstore's 'A Pocketful of Brits' Pages



New  (or 'Debut')  Authors

"Little Gods" by David L. Hoof

"The Murder At Asbury Park" by Peter Lucia

author-editor Jeffrey Marks: browse books author's website

H.L. Mencken Murder Case novel by Don Swaim  "The H.L. Mencken Murder Case" [1988] by Don Swaim
When a bookstore employee is murdered, apparently over an 18th Century manuscript, the reclusive bookstore owner brings his father's friend 'Harry' into helping prevent further mayhem. {circa 1948}
St. Martin hardcover [10/88] out of print/many used

H.L. Mencken [1880-1956] Page at Spirit of America

Our Man In Washington novel by Roy Hoopes   "Our Man In Washington" [2000] by Roy Hoopes
A mystery novel by Cain biographer Hoopes, about real-life pals
author James M. Cain and journalist H.L. Mencken in the 1920s.

Forge pb [10/2001] for $7.99
Forge hardcover [9/2000] out of print/used
13 Diamonds & Catch A Falling Knife novels by Al Cook   "Thirteen Diamonds" [2000] by Al Cook
FirstPublish 9x6 pb [10/2000] for $14.00
"Catch A Falling Knife" [2002] by Al Cook
FirstPublish 8½x5¾ pb [4/2002] out of print/used
author's website
King of Harlem novel by Steven Philip Jones  "King of Harlem" [1930 mystery; 2001] by Steven Philip Jones
The W.P.A. hires young Orson Welles to direct an all-Negro Macbeth at the Lafayette Theater in New York City's Harlem. Orson receives death threats, an actor is arrested for murder, and the case is handed to brand-new detective Sassafras Winters and his sidekick, The Chinaman.
Mundania Press 9x6 pb [8/2005] for $12.00
Lightning Source 9x6 pb [3/2001] for $14.95
author's booksite
Chalk Town Train stories by Daniel Elton Harmon  
"The Chalk Town Train" [8 stories 2001] by Daniel Elton Harmon
Trafford pb [10/2001] for $14.95
author's booksite
Wonderland Murders novel by Kent Braithwaite  "The Wonderland Murders" [2000]
by Kent Braithwaite

Four Seasons Publrs 8&*frac12x5½ pb [4/2000] for $10.47
author's booksite
Ice Harvest novel by Scott Phillips   "Ice Harvest" [2000] by Scott Phillips
winner California Book Award for First Novel
Ballantine 7½x5½ pb [10/2001] for $9.60
Ballantine hardcover [10/2000] for $13.97
'darkly funny' prequel "The Walkaway" [2002]
Ballantine hardcover [7/2002] for $15.40
Amagansett novel by Mark Mills  
"Amagansett" [2004] by Mark Mills
A lyrical & enthralling tale of murder, set on Long Island Sound in 1947.
Berkley 9x6 pb [5/2005] for $11.20
Putnam 9x6 hardcover [7/2004] out of print/manu used
Death of Desert Belle novel by Phil Dunlap  "The Death of Desert Belle" [2004] by Phil Dunlap
A G-rated murder mystery set in the Old West.
Avalon hardcover [10/2004] for $15.37
publisher bookpage
Chasing Sam Spade novel by Brian Lawson  "Chasing Sam Spade" [2002] by Brian Lawson
Detective 'Crazy Charlie' Boyle is murdered while investigating a 70-year-old crime
buried in "The Maltese Falcon". Now Charlie's son must solve both crimes while
surviving San Francisco's fog-bound streets.

Booklocker 8½x5 pb [2/2002] for $14.95
Southland novel by Nina Revoyr   "Southland" [2003] by Nina Revoyr
The death of a retired Japanese grocer in South Central Los Angeles leaves his daughter with the problem of $38,000 in cash in a shoebox, an unknown beneficiary in the will, and an unreported multiple murder.
Kindle Edition from Akashic Books [6/2012] for $9.99
Akashic Books 8½x5¼ pb [4/2003] for $10.85
'Top' Kiernan mysteries by Sam Hill  "Buzz Monkey: A Novel of Crime" [2003] by Sam Hill
Carroll & Graf 9½x6¼ hardcover [9/2003] out of print/many used
sequel "Buzz Riff: A Novel of Crime" [2004] by Sam Hill
Carroll & Graf 9¼x6½ hardcover [10/2004] out of print/many used

author website

Los Angeles novel by Peter Moore Smith  "Los Angeles: A Novel" [2005] by Peter Moore Smith
'Noir, for the postmodernist' per L.A Times Book Review
Kindle Edition from Hachette Book Group [6/2009] for $11.04
Arrow Books, Ltd. 7&frac35x5 pb [2/2006] out of print/used
Little, Brown & Co. 9½x6¼ hardcover [1/2005] for $36.00
Shadow Dragon book by Lance Horton  "Shadow Dragon" [2012] by Lance Horton
An F.B.I. specialist is assigned to a case in the wilds of Montana; by the time he arrives, there are three gruesome killings and all seem to connect with a legend of monsters in the woods . . .
Kindle Edition from iUniverse [5/2012] for $3.03
iUniverse 9x6 pb [5/2012] for $18.68
iUniverse 9x6 hardcover [5/2012] for $25.80
official booksite

Genre-Related  Links

Hard-Boiled Noir WebRing
Dictionary of Hardboiled Slang
Mysterious Homepage Authors List
Southern California Chapter of M.W.A.
"Twenty Rules For Writing Detective Stories" by S.S. Van Dine [1928]
German-language 'Crime Corner'
Brad Lang's 'Hardboiled Heaven'
Mitchell Books in Pasadena CA
Poisoned Pen Press [est 1996]
Mystery Authors [dot] com
Feminist Mystery Corner
Murder Out There (of Canada)
Helen K. Garber in Venice, California - noir photography
Film Noir Portraiture by Jim Ferreira in Livermore. CA
German-language 'Crime Film Couch' website
Lynne's Web - Mystery Author Links
Classic Noir Online
John Blaser's essay "Film Noir & the Hard-Boiled Detective Hero"
Tony Hillerman Writer's Weekend Conference [2003-2015] in Santa Fe, New Mexico
PG's Clerical Detectives fansite
CrimeSpace is a place for readers and writers of crime fiction to meet
Bloody Scotland mystery fansite
Scotland's Intl. Crime Writing Festival [Sept 2012 = #1] in Stirling, Scotland
'Mystery Lovers' Kitchen' multi-author weblog

Mystery Writers of America

The Thrilling Detective Website         Black Raven Press & Mystery News          Crime Writers of Canada [est. 1982] based in Oakville, Ontario

MacGuffin Guide to Detective Fiction

Marit's Medical Mysteries site

Black Mask Online    has become    Munseys

Murder Express

Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference [July 2010 = #17] in Corte Madera, California       The Web of Mystery

Stop You're Killing Me mystery authors database [est. 1998, new owners 2006]

logo for PulpFest convention     PulpCon summer convention [1972-2008]
PulpFest convention [August 2015 - #7] in Columbus, Ohio
{Philip Jos} FarmerCon convention alongside PulpFest [Aug 2015 = #10]  

roll of yellow crime scene tape  yellow CRIME SCENE - DO NOT CROSS tape
3 inches wide on 200-foot roll [2007] for $5.95
3 inches wide on 100-foot roll [2010] for $6.46
Presco 3 inches wide on 1,000-foot roll [undated] 8 rolls for $115.52

Teklicon Expert Witness Agency [est. 1986] in San Jose, California

                  

Mystery  Publications

Shots Magazine [UK]
"Over My Dead Body" online mystery magazine
Pulp Noir Quarterly [first issue Spring 2007]
"Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine"      subscription [12 issues/year] for $32.97
"Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine"      subscription [12 issues/year] for $27.97
Mystery Readers Journal [est. 1985] based in Berkeley, CA

HandHeld Crime Blue Murder Magazine (stories & more)

Mystery Scene Magazine

Hard Case Crime Publishers

Movie & TV & Radio Detectives

Mystery & Suspense Collection  "Mystery & Suspense Collection" [1997]
Madacy Ent. color/b&w DVD [8/2004] out of prodn/rare
Madacy Ent. color/b&w VHS [6/97] 10 tapes for $59.99
includes "A Shreik In The Night" [1933] starring Ginger Rogers; "Cast A Dark Shadow" [1957]; "D.O.A." [1950] starring Edmond O'Brien; "Les Diaboliques" [France 1955]; "Dressed To Kill" [1941] starring Lloyd Nolan; "Night Train To Munich" [1940]; "The Night Has Eyes" [1942]; "The Red House" [1947] starring Edward G. Robinson; "The Terror"
[1938]; and "The Trial" [1962] written & directed by Orson Welles


1950s TV's Greatest Detectives  "1950s TV's Greatest Detectives" [2002]
remastered b&w DVD [7/2002] 3 disks for $24.99
includes episodes from: "Martin Kane, Private Eye" (1951) with William Gargan; "Dick Tracy" (1952) with Ralph Byrd; "Dragnet" (1952) with Jack Webb; "Man Against Crime" (1952) with Ralph Bellamy; "Mr. & Mrs. North" (1952) with Richard Denning & Barbara Britton; "Mystery Theatre Presents" (1952) with Tom Conway; "I Am The Law" (1953) with George Raft; "The Lone Wolf" (1955-56) with Louis Hayward; "Sherlock Holmes" (1954) with Ronald Howard; "Gang-busters" (1955) with Myron Healey; "Treasury Men In Action" (1955) with Charles Bronson; and "Peter Gunn" (1959) with Craig Stevens

Mystery Classics 50-Movie Pack  "Mystery Classics 50 Movie Pack" [2004]
Mill Creek Ent. [1/2004] 12 disks for $16.47
includes feature films starring characters Nancy Drew, Bulldog Drummond, Sherlock Holmes, Mr. Moto, The Shadow, Dick Tracy, and Topper, plus dozens of classic noir films; featured actors include Lew Ayres, John Barrymore, Richard Basehart, Charles Boyer, Brian Donlevy, Glenn Ford, John Garfield, Boris Karloff, Rod Laroque, Peter Lorre, Bela Lugosi, Burgess Meredith, Ray Milland, William Powell, Basil Rathbone, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra & Franchot Tone
Mystery Classics 100-Movie Pack on DVD  "Mystery Classics 100 Movie Pack" DVD box set [2006]
Mill Creek Ent. b&w/color DVD box set [9/2006] 24 disks for $31.99
includes feature films starring characters Nancy Drew, Bulldog Drummond, Sherlock Holmes, Mr. Moto, Topper, Dick Tracy, Mr. Wong, and five episodes from 'Studio One'; featured actors include Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone & Edward G. Robinson
Legendary Detectives 20 Movie Pack on DVD  "Legendary Detectives 20 Movie Pack" [2007]
Mill Creek Ent. DVD set [9/2007] 5 disks - out of prodn/used
twenty digitally-remastered feature films: "A Study In Scarlet" [1933] with Sherlock Holmes, "Bulldog Drummond Comes Back" [1937], "Bull Drummond Escapes" [1937], "Bulldog Drummond In Africa" [1938], "Bulldog Drummond's Peril"
[1938], "Bulldog Drummond's Revenge" [1937], "Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police" [1939], "Dick Tracy, Detective"
[1945], "Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome" [1947], "Dick Tracy vs. Cueball" [1946], "Dick Tracy's Dilemma" [1947], "Dressed To Kill" [1946], "International Crime" [1938], "The Shadow: Invisible Avenger" [1958], "The Shadow Strikes" [1937], "Sherlock Holmes and The Secret Weapon" [1943], "The Sign of Four" [1932] with Sherlock Holmes, "Terror By Night"
[1946] with Sherlock Holmes, "The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes" [1935], and "The Woman In Green" [1945] with Sherlock Holmes
— featuring actors John Barrymore, Ralph Byrd, Morgan Conway, Ian Fleming, John Howard, Boris Karloff, Rod La Roque, Ray Milland, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone & Arthur Wontner

Mystery Collection 250-Movie Pack on DVD  "Mystery Collection 250 Movie Pack" DVD box set [2007]
Mill Creek Ent. b&w/color DVD box set [10/2007]
60 disks orig $49.97 - out of prodn/used

featured actors include Ralph Byrd, James Cagney, Morgan Conway, John Howard, Basil Rathbone & Frank Sinatra
Best of TV Detectives DVD box set  "Best of TV Detectives" 150-episode DVD Box Set [2007]
Mill Creek Ent. b&w/color DVD [6/2007] 12 disks for $24.99
includes 150 episodes from: "The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu" [1956]; "The Adventures of Ellery Queen" [1950]; "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" [1955] hosted by Alfred Hitchcock; "Bulldog Drummond" [1957 pilot]; "Burke's Law" [1963] starring Gene Barry; "The Cases of Eddie Drake" [1952]; "Checkmate" [1960]; "Code 3" [1957] hosted by Richard Travis; "Col. March of Scotland Yard" [1956] starring Boris Karloff; "The Court of Last Resort" [1957] created by Erle Stanley Gardner; "Decoy" [1957] starring Beverly Garland; "Dick Tracy" [1950] 6 episodes starring Ralph Byrd; "Dragnet" [1951-59] 25 episodes starring Jack Webb; "Federal Men" [1950] 5 episodes; "Follow That Man" [1949-54] 6 episodes starring Ralph Bellamy; "Front Page Detective" [1951] starring Edmund Lowe; "Gang Busters" [1951]; "I'm The Law" [1953] starring
George Raft; "The Lawless Years" [1959] 6 episodes; "Lock Up" [1959] 8 episodes starring Macdonald Carey; "The Lone Wolf" [1955-56] starring Louis Hayward; "The Man Behind The Badge" [1953] 6 episodes; "Man With A Camera" [1958] starring Charles Bronson; "Mannix"
[1967-75] starring Mike Connors; "Martin Kane, Private Eye" [1949] 6 episodes; "Miami Undercover" [1961]; "Michael Shayne" [1960] starring Richard Denning; "Mr. & Mrs. North" [1952] 16 episodes starring Richard Denning & Barbara Britton; "The Public Defender" [1954-56] starring Reed Hadley; "Racket Squad" [1951] 7 episodes starring Reed Hadley; "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" [1957-60] starring David Janssen; "The Shadow" [1954 pilot]; "Sheriff of Cochise" [1956-58] starring John Bromfield; and "U.S. Marshal" [1958-60] starring John Bromfield

Famous TV Detectives Collection DVD box set  "Famous TV Detectives Collection" DVD Box Set [2009]
Alpha Home Ent. b&w DVD set [1/2009] 2 disks for $11.98
contains ten b&w TV episodes: "Burke's Law" hour-long episode "Who Killed Jason Shaw?" [1/1964] starring Gene Barry; "Checkmate" series [1960-62]; "Homicide Squad" [unsold pilot]; "I Am The Law" series [1953} starring George Raft; "The Lone Wolf" TV series [1954-55] starring Louis Hayward; 2 episodes from "Peter Gunn" series [1958-61] starring Craig Stevens; 2 episodes from "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" series starring David Janssen; "Treasury Men In Action" [1955] starring Charles Bronson
★ ★ ★

Jim Henson's Dog City: The Movie  "Jim Henson's Dog City: The Movie" [1989]
Emmy award-winning 23-minute segment from "The Muppets Show" in 1993 (which evolved into a 31-episode half-hour animated TV series); Ace Hart, the dog detective, inherits a saloon from his Uncle Harry which is in the corrupt (and very noir) Dog City; he refuses to pay protection money to vile bulldog Bugsy the Dogfather and also meets a beautiful runaway collie named Colleen. episode credits at IMDb
Directed by John van Bruggen; voices of Kevin Clash, Ron White, Fran Brill & John Stocker
LionsGate color DVD [6/2010] for $9.98
"Dog City: The Movie" official trailer [0:51] at YouTube

"Dog City" TV series [Henson/Nelvana 1993-95]
31-episode half-hour color cartoon series from Nelvana Entertainment, Ltd. in Canada
not available on Blu-ray or DVD; some episodes available on Amazon Instant Video
credits at IMDb official movie site
watch official promo videos at YouTube: promo #1 [0:31] promo #2 [0:10] promo #3 [0:20]

★ ★ ★

Andy Barker P.I. TV mini-series starring Andy Richter  "Andy Barker, P.I." [NBC Universal TV 2007]
Six-episode half-hour TV series aired in March & April 2007; an accountant moves into the former office of a private investigator and agrees to take cases of people who walk in the door; extras on DVD include two featurettes. Created, co-produced & written by Conan OBrien & Jonathan Groff; directed by Jason Ensler; starring Andy Richter, Clea Lewis, Harve Presnell, Tony Hale & Marshall Manesh
Shout! Factory color DVD [11/2009] 2 disks for $18.99
full credits at IMDb
'Copper' BBC America TV series set in 1960s New York City  "Copper" TV series [B.B.C. America 2012-13]
First season 10 episodes, second season set for 13 episodes; a young Irish policeman navigates the unruly and dangerous Five Points neighborhood of New York City during the 1860s. Starring Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Ato Essandoh, Franka Potente, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith, Dylan Taylor, Kiara Glasco
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDb series entry at Wikipedia
B.B.C.A. official website May 2013 Season 2 promo [1:01] on YouTube

★ ★ ★

NOVEMBER 2003: After Clear Channel Communications bought KNX-1070 in Los Angeles,
they cancelled the 'Drama Hour' broadcasts of old-time radio programs,
which included "Dragnet", "Sam Spade", "Philip Marlowe" and
many comedy and adventure programs. These shows are sorely missed by many.

Old Time Radio Catalog [est. 1999] sells hundreds of episodes of detective radio programs on CDs,
including "Boston Blackie" [178 episodes]; "Sherlock Holmes" [212 episodes]; "Philip Marlowe" [107 episodes];
"Perry Mason" [267 episodes]; "Sam Spade" [73 episodes]; and "Nero Wolfe" [27 episodes]

The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio smartphone/PDA app for Android & iPhone by Wizzard Media  "The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio" smartphone/PDA app for Android & iPhone [2011] by Wizzard Media
instant download for Android via Amazon [5/2011] for $1.99 {test drive available}
also available at the iTunes Store
This app is essentially the index for a series of podcast episodes by Adam Graham of Boise Idaho; choose an episode and it will play after his short intro; the official website takes the form of a blog, with commentary, book & radio show reviews, and (so far) eighty uploaded old time radio episodes, including "Johnny Dollar", "Nick Carter", "Amazing Mr. Malone", and "The Line-Up".

★ ★ ★

Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye by Garrison Keillor  "Guy Noir, Radio Private Eye" [8 episodes 1995]
Written & performed by Garrison Keillor
Highbridge ABR audio CD [8/2002] for $13.45
Highbridge ABR audio [8/95] out of prodn/used
"The Adventures of Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye" [11 episodes 2005]
Highbridge UNABR audio CD [4/2005] for $16.47

Old Time Radio Detectives 20-disk CD set  "Old Time Radio Shows: Detectives" 20-Disk Audio CD Set [2004]
Nostalgia Ventures audio CD set [5/2004] 20 disks - out of prodn/used
"Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons" starring Bennett Kilpack (4 episodes, 1944-50); "Boston Blackie" starring Richard Kollmar, Jan Minor & Maurice Tarplin (4 episodes, 1946) based on stories by Jack Boyle; "Casey Crime Photographer" starring Staats Cotsworth & John Gibson (4 episodes, 1947) based on stories by George Harmon Coxe; "Pat Novak, For Hire" starring Jack Webb & Ben Morris (4 episodes, 1947-49); "Jeff Regan Investigator" starring Jack Webb (4 episodes, 1948); "Let George Do It" starring Bob Bailey as private detective George Valen-tine (4 episodes, 1948); "The New Adventures of Michael Shayne" starring Jeff Chandler (4 episodes, 1949) created by Brett Halliday; "Richard Diamond, Private Detective" starring Dick Powell (4 episodes, 1949) created by Blake Edwards; "Philo Vance" starring Jackson Beck (4 episodes, 1950) based on stories by S.S. Van Dine; and "The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe" on NBC starring Sydney Greenstreet (4 episodes, 1951) based on stories by Rex Stout
The Complete Nick Danger Casebook audio box set from Firesign Theatre  
"The Firesign Theatre's Box of Danger: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook"
[2008] starring Phil Austin, Peter Bergman, David Ossman & Phil Proctor

contains 29 episodes of varied lengths, performances from 1969 to June 2008
Shout Factory audio CD box set [9/2008] 4 disks for $30.99
★ ★ ★

Detective In Film: A Pictorial History book by William K. Everson  "The Detective In Film: A Pictorial History of The Screen Sleuth From 1903 To The Present" [1972] by William K. Everson
Lyle Stuart pb [6/74] out of print/used
Citadel Press 10¾x8¾ hardcover [2/73] out of print/many used
The Detective in Hollywood book by Jon Tuska  "The Detective In Hollywood: The Movie Careers of The Great Fictional Private Eyes & Their Creators" [1978] by Jon Tuska
Doubleday 10½x7¼ hardcover [3/78] out of print/used
Famous Movie Detectives by Michael R. Pitts  "Famous Movie Detectives" [1979] by Michael R. Pitts
Scarecrow Press 8¾x5.6 hardcover [10/79] out of print/used
"Famous Movie Detectives II" [1991]
Scarecrow Press hardcover [4/91] for $55.00
"Famous Movie Detectives III" [2004]
Scarecrow Press hardcover [12/2004] for $53.49
Manors & Alleys / American Detective Film book by Jon Tuska  "In Manors and Alleys: A Casebook On The American Detective Film" [1988] by Jon Tuska
Greenwood Press 9½x6 hardcover [1/88] for $126.95
Chapters/subjects include: Edgar Allan Poe, Sherlock Holmes, S.S. Van Dine, The Master Detectives, Oriental Detectives, 'The Thin Man', Adventurers and Thieves, The Detective Film In Transition, Raymond Chandler, and Crime In The Streets
Great Detective Pictures by James Robert Parish & Michael R. Pitts  "The Great Detective Pictures" [1990]
by James Robert Parish & Michael R. Pitts

Scarecrow Press hardcover [8/90] for $70.00
Radio Mystery & Adventure book by Jim Harmon  "Radio Mystery and Adventure, and Its Appearances In Film, Television and Other Media" [1992] by Jim Harmon, with Forewords by Carleton E. Morse, Jack Lester & Les Tremayne
radio shows covered include: "The Air Adventures of Jimmie Allen", "Captain Midnight", "Sergeant Preston of The Yukon", "Dick Tracy", "Green Hornet", "I Love A Mystery", "Jack Armstrong", "Little Orphan Annie", "The Lone Ranger", "The Shadow", "Sherlock Holmes", "Sky King", "Superman", and "Tom Mix"
McFarland & Co. 9x6 pb [12/2003] for $37.95
McFarland & Co. 9¼x6¼ library hardcover [11/92] out of print/many used

Cinematic History of Gangsters & Detectives book by Mark Wilshin  "The Cinematic History of Gangsters & Detectives" [ages 9-12; 2005]
by Mark Wilshin

Heinemann-Raintree 10¾x8¾ pb [6/2006] out of print/used
Heinemann-Raintree 11x9¼ hardcover [9/2005] for $22.26
Great TV and Film Detectives by Maxim Jakubowski  "Great TV and Film Detectives: A Collection of Crime Masterpieces Featuring Your Favorite Screen Sleuths" [2005] Selected by Maxim Jakubowski
Stories about real & fictional sleuths that include Sherlock Holmes, Philip Marlowe, Miss Jane Marple, Perry Mason, Hercule Poirot, Eliot Ness, and British TV's Nick Sharman
Reader's Digest 9½x6½ hardcover [11/2005] out of print/many used
Detecting Men: Masculinity and the Hollywood Detective Film book by Philippa Gates  "Detecting Men: Masculinity and The Hollywood Detective Film" [2006]
by Philippa Gates

SUNY Press 8¾x6 pb [7/2006] for $30.95
SUNY Press 9x6¼ hardcover [7/2006] for $89.50
Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywood book by Ron Backer  "Mystery Movie Series of 1940s Hollywood" [2010] by Ron Backer
Author focuses on 19 series (146 films) including popular Ellery Queen, Boston Blackie, Michael Shayne, Dick Tracy, The Falcon, Sherlock Holmes, and The Saint and lesser-known series such as the Whistling comedies with Red Skelton, and Monogram's The Shadow.
Kindle Edition from McFarland [5/2010] for $16.19
McFarland & Co. 9½x6½ pb [5/2010] for $42.75
Hollywood Detectives Crime Series in the 1930s & 1940s book by Fran Mason   "Hollywood's Detectives: Crime Series In The 1930s and 1940s From The Whodunnit To Hard-boiled Noir" [2011]
by Fran Mason, Series Editor Clive Bloom

Kindle Edition from Palgrave Macmillan [12/2011] for $76.95 {sic}
Palgrave Macmillan 9x5¾ hardcover [1/2012] for $81.00
Mystery Movie Series of 1930s Hollywood book by Ron Backer  "Mystery Movie Series of 1930s Hollywood" [2012] by Ron Backer
Author focuses on 22 series (167 films) including popular Charlie Chan, Nick & Nora Charles, Philo Vance, and Nancy Drew and lesser-known series such as Hildegarde Withers, Torchy Blane, Mr. Moto, Mr. Wong, and Brass Bancroft.
Kindle Edition from McFarland [8/2012] for $23.99
McFarland & Co. 9¾x6¾ pb [8/2012] for $44.86

Other Media

Gumshoe Hard-boiled Detective in the Thirties book by Sleuth Publications  "Gumshoe: The Hard-Boiled Detective In The Thirties" [1985]
by Sleuth Publications, Ltd.

Set in San Francisco in 1934; not a board game, per se – the components of the similar 'Sherlock Holmes' game are: a city map, a book of clues, reproduced newspaper accounts, a city directory, instructions, a casebook (ten cases), and ten quizzes.
game package [recent?] for $29.99
game package [1985] out of prodn/scarce
Curtains musical stageplay  "Curtains" musical stageplay [2007]
Book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander; ran 3/2007 to 6/2008 (511 performances); starring David Hyde Pierce & Debra Monk; won Tony Award for Best Actor In A Musical (DHP) & 7 nominations
Manhattan Records Broadway cast recording CD [6/2007] for $12.97
Broadway credits at IBDb

"Blood On The Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection" [Nov 2009] by Amnon Kabatchnik
http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Stage-1925-1950-Milestone-Detection/dp/0810869632/

"Blood On The Stage, 1950-1975: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection" [April 2011] by Amnon Kabatchnik
http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Stage-1950-1975-Milestone-Detection/dp/081087783X/

"Blood On The Stage, 1975-2000: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection" [Oct 2012] by Amnon Kabatchnik
http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Stage-1975-2000-Milestone-Detection/dp/0810883546/

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