The Uncomplaining Corpses by Brett Halliday


The Uncomplaining Corpses, Brett Halliday, 1940 My favorite quote: “‘By God, I’m beginning to think you did have a perfect crime planned. Too bad an accident had to upset it.’” Notable characters: Mike Shayne, the PI; Phyllis Brighton, his newlywed wife; Arnold Thrip, a man interested in a job; Leora Thrip, a woman who paysContinue reading “The Uncomplaining Corpses by Brett Halliday”

Dividend on Death by Brett Halliday


Dividend on Death, Brett Halliday, 1939 My favorite quote: “After carefully spreading the damp gown on the toasting tray, he closed the oven door and left it to dry, reflecting on the convenience of being able to destroy evidence while you prepared breakfast.” Notable characters: Mike Shayne, the PI; Phyllis Brighton, the damsel in distressContinue reading “Dividend on Death by Brett Halliday”