Nora Watts

Created by Sheena Kamal

NORA WATTS is a rookie private investigator, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, who reveals a healthy amount of skepticism and a bitter wit as she goes through her paces. She's also more than a little unstable, thanks to a troubled childhood being raised as a unwanted, biracial ward of the foster system.

The author was born in the Caribbean and immigrated to Canada as a child. She holds an HBA in political science from the University of Toronto, and was awarded a TD Canada Trust scholarship for community leadership and activism around the issue of homelessness, and has also worked as a researcher for the film and television industry. She currently lives in Vancouver, Canada.


  • "Peter Hyams directed and wrote this original private eye movie set in postwar 40s Los Angeles with Richard Boone and Michael Dunne as down on their luck PIs. It opens with a beautiful tracking shot of a nightclub (owned by Victor Buono) with singer wailing. Many consider it the Chinatown of the small screen, with good reason."

-- Dick Lochte on Rara-Avis

  • "Goodnight, My Love is something else. Trashy, sleazy and militantly oddball, it also offers some unexpected fun... Written and produced by Peter Hyams, the film offers a soiled Valentine to every private‐eye cliché minted during the forties...a bit strange for television. It is also, for the most part, delightful."

-- The New York Times



Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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