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Oscar, a literate canine.



"Hard Boiled" authors and their investigators...
For those who like their sleuths with an edge!

Lawrence Block (Matthew Scudder)

James Lee Burke (David Robicheaux)

Raymond Chandler (Philip Marlowe)

Lee Child (Jack Reacher)

Michael Collins (Dan Fortune)

Michael Connelly (harry Bosch)

Michael Connelly (Harry Bosch)

Robert Crais (Elvis Cole)

James Ellroy (various investigators)

Loren Estleman (Amos Walker)

Dashiel Hammett (Sam Spade)

Dennis Lehane (Patrick Kenzie, Angie Gennaro)

John Lescroat (Dismal Hardy)

Ed McBain (Matthew Hope)

Ross McDonald (Lew Archer)

Walter Mosley (Easy Rawlins)

Carol O'Connell (Kathleen Mallory)

Robert B. Parker (Spenser)

Bill Pronzini (Nameless)

Mickey Spillane (Mike Hammer)

Andrew Vacchs (Burke)

List compiled by M. Morrill
Updated 4-26-2014

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