Steve Cash
Created by William Francis (pseudonym of William Francis Urell; other pseuds. include Curtis Lucas; 1913?-1979)

When a routine divorce job spits out a murder, rough-and-tumble P.I. STEVE CASH decides to clean up the corrupt little burg of Coastview, California single-handedly in the first person narrated Dig Me Deeper (1953), his one and only appearance.

Francis (actually the pen name of William Francis Urell) was an American writer who began his career submitting stories to magazines such as Collier's and The Novel Magazine, and later turned to writing crime novels. He also wrote three books about similarly hard-boiled private eye Anthony Martin.


  • Dig Me Deeper (1953)

Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.

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