Jack Dwyer

Created by Ed Gorman (1941--)

Midwestern private eye JACK DWYER is a former cop, with a taste for acting, who displays considerable compassion and a gentle humour as he plies his trade in a thinly-disguised version of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A good series, worth checking out.

Author Gorman, besides writing the Dwyer series, has created a few other notable P.I.s, particularly Jack Walsh and Sam McCain, and is one of the better known editors of anthologies in the crime and mystery field. He also co-founded, along with Robert J. Randisi, Mystery Scene Magazine. His fiction output also includes several westerns.

NOVELS

SHORT STORIES

  • "Failed Prayers" (1987, Mystery Scene Reader #1; also 1989, Felonious Assaults)
  • "The Reason Why" (1988, Criminal Elements; also The Mammoth Book of Private Eye Stories)
  • "Eye of the Beholder" (1996; included in omnibus edition of The Autumn Dead and A Cry of Shadows)

Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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