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  • noun Attributive form of private eye

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Examples

  • Kat Richardson is the national bestselling author of the Greywalker series, which features gritty private-eye suspense with a supernatural twist.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • On Friday 3 April, the Friday Play (BBC Radio 4, 9 p.m.) is an adaptation of Australian author Dorothy Porter's The Monkey's Mask, a "lesbian feminist private-eye novel, written in verse" andset in Sydney.

    Broadcast news

  • Leonid McGill, the New York City private-eye narrator of Walter Mosley's absorbing "All I Did Was Shoot My Man" Riverhead, 326 pages, $26.95 , is 55 years old, 5 feet 5½ inches tall, and as physically and mentally capable as any of Mr. Mosley's other African-American protagonists.

    A Couple of Complicated Men

  • Kat Richardson is the national bestselling author of the Greywalker series, which features gritty private-eye suspense with a supernatural twist.

    Bestselling author Kat Richardson tells all to Sci Fi Bookshelf

  • The private-eye novel, for instance, the hardiest of American detective-story forms, had another fine season, thanks to exciting books by both veterans and newer writers.

    And Then There Were Ten

  • BEST CABLE SHOW YOU MAY NOT BE WATCHING: FX's funky, funny and twisted Terriers, with its best episode to date this week, once again reminding us this isn't your typical private-eye show.

    Matt's TV Week in Review: Premiere Week Edition

  • Which got a good laugh, then I loomed -- he was sitting, so short as I am, I managed a bit of looming, and said, "I hear he's got a series of books set in Chicago about a supernatural private-eye, gosh, where have I heard THAT before?"

    ConDFW -- Wow, what a weekend!

  • A collection of Marcia Muller's best short fiction from the past twenty years, including hardboiled private-eye, horror, western, and psychological suspense stories.

    Somewhere in the City by Marcia Muller: Book summary

  • On Friday 3 April, the Friday Play (BBC Radio 4, 9 p.m.) is an adaptation of Australian author Dorothy Porter's The Monkey's Mask, a "lesbian feminist private-eye novel, written in verse" andset in Sydney.

    March 2009

  • Don Winslow's "The Gentlemen's Hour" Simon & Schuster, 338 pages, $25 ingeniously redesigns the Southern California private-eye tale.

    The Spy Tale as Rugged Romance

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