Frank Pasnow

Created by Frederick Zackel

"Nothing good happens after three a.m...."

In his one appearance to date, 2010's Tough Town Cold City, San Francisco private eye FRANK PASNOW feels obliged to look into the savage murder of an old friend -- and to see that he gets buried properly.

But as old friends and lovers rise to the surface, Frank realizes he never really knew his old pal at all.

Encouraged to write detective fiction by Ross Macdonald himself, Zackel is probably best known for Cocaine and Blue Eyes (1978), a classic private eye novel from the seventies, which introduced San Francisco gumshoe Michael Brennen. He's also written several more novels, and his short story collections include The Bicycles Were Gravestones and Creepier Than a Whorehouse Kiss.


Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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