This volume collects 21 stories featuring Detective O'Malley from the pages of Collier's. They date from 1930 through the early 1940s. William MacHarg's title character is a lot of fun and sure to appeal to fans of classic puzzle mysteries.
Of the series (which numbers about 80 stories), Mike Grost wrote: "The brief tales are heavily plot oriented. Some of them have mystery puzzle plots, in others... [click here for more]
In the heart of the Ten Thousand Islands/Everglades National Park region lies the small town of Mangrove Bayou. Troy Adam, mixed-race, ex-Army, and northern-born, was fired from his job as a Tampa cop, but has been reluctantly hired by the town council, on probation, as Mangrove Bayou’s new police chief. After surviving a hurricane and solving a crime involving the death of a local citizen,... [click here for more]