The Private Practice of Michael Shayne by Brett Halliday


The Private Practice of Michael Shayne, Brett Halliday, 1940 My favorite quote: “The moon had not yet risen, and stars studded the dark velvety blue of the tropical sky, casting an illusively perceptible sheen through the still night.” Notable characters: Mike Shayne, the PI; Larry Kincaid, his friend; Harry Grange, the crooked lawyer; Phyllis Brighton,Continue reading “The Private Practice of Michael Shayne 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”