God Is My Partner:
Christian Eyes

According to Jim Doherty, "there were a series of PI novels produced for the Evangelical Christian market that touted themselves as being in the "tradition of Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald."

Unfortunately, Jim can't remember the name of the writer, but he says they're "the only honest-to-God contemporary PI novels I've ever seen in this market."

Having said that though, he offered a few others:

There are also at least three series of PI novels that have a Christian, if not Evangelical Protestant, orientation:

Those are the original ones Jim suggested. We might add the following, which also explore, sometimes explicitly, sometimes implicitly, Christianity and questions of faith...

List suggested by Jim Doherty. Further additions by Kevin Burton Smith.

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