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  • The Shadow@
    Learn about The Shadow, the fictional crime fighter and pulp hero created by Walter B.Gibson. Sites feature character profile, magazine and comic adaptations, radio episodes, story listings, and articles about the crime solver of the 1930s and 1940s.
  • Fantomas (3)
    Discover Fantomas, one of the most popular fictional arch-villains and master criminal in the history of French crime fiction. Sites offer biographical profile, characters in the books, film and TV adaptations, stage plays, MIDI files, and writings about the Lord of Terror created by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain.
  • Marcus Didius Falco@
    Learn about Marcus Didius Falco, the central character and narrator in a series of novels by Lindsey Davis. Sites offer bios, mystery series, photos, capsule reviews, guide to the series, and FAQs about the endearing Roman private investigator and his adventures set in the alien world of Roman Empire.
  • Simon Templar - The Saint@
    Find sites for Simon Templar, the protagonist in the long-running mystery series written by Leslie Charteris. Sites feature various stories and movie adaptations of the heroic exploits of the detective who calls himself as The Saint because of his initials ST.
  • Charlie Chan (11)
    Find sites for Charlie Chan, the fictional Chinese American detective created by Earl Derr Biggers. Sites feature profile, adventures, novels, film and Broadway adaptations, fansites, multimedia clips, and biography of Chang Apana, the real life Honolulu police detective whose career inspired the creation of the fictional detective.
  • Nero Wolfe@
    Find sites for Nero Wolfe, the fictional detective created by Rex Stout in the 1930s. Sites include detective's profile, reading list, character profiles, parodies, photos, message board, bibliography, and television adaptation of the adventures of the private eye who weighs 'a seventh of a ton' and is 5'11" tall.
  • Hercule Poirot@
    Find sites for Hercule Poirot, the fictional protagonist detective of many Agatha Christie mystery novels. Sites feature biographical profile, chronology, novels, online texts, fanlisting, and distinct detective style of the Belgian sleuth with small stature, green eyes, and meticulous moustache.
  • Miss Marple@
    Find sites for Miss Marple, the renowned fictional character lead of many of Agatha Christie's whodunit novels. Sites feature biographical profile, books, movie and television adaptations, plots, and various incarnations of the village spinster in tweeds who solves toughest mysteries in the neighborhood before the local police do.
  • Solar Pons@
    Learn about Solar Pons, the fictional detective created by August Derleth as a pastiche of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. Sites include author profile, biographical profile of the sleuth, and the books.
  • Stony Man Farm@
  • Beau Brummell
    Author of the Beau Brummell mystery series.
  • Doc Savage@
    Discover Doc Savage, the archetypal pulp fiction hero created by Lester Dent, during the 1930s and 1940s. Sites offer Doc Savage books, comics, magazines, illustrations, profile, excerpts, fan pages, and analyses of the adventures of the hero also known as the Man of Bronze.
  • Quiller
    Unofficial site for Quiller, the fictional spy created by Elleston Trevor featuring novels, articles, movie and TV adaptations, and mailing list.
  • Brother Cadfael@
    Learn about Brother Cadfael, the fictional detective monk and his creator Edith Pargeter with the nom de plume, Ellis Peters. Sites feature author profile, Cadfael novels, bibliography, cover gallery, and synopses of the series of murder mysteries solved by the Welsh monk.
  • The Spider@
    Learn about The Spider, the fiction magazine hero who kills criminals and seals their foreheads with the seal of crimson spider. Sites feature history of the Spider, character analysis, story excerpts, and bibliography for the character created by Harry Steeger.
  • Horace Rumpole@
    Read about Horace Rumpole, the fictional ageing London barrister who defends any and all clients, in a TV series created by Sir John Mortimer. Sites feature key characters' profiles, plot outlines, cast list, seasonal episodes, and production details of the legal drama where Leo McKern plays the central role.
  • Ellery Queen@
    Learn about Ellery Queen, the fictional character as well as the pseudonym of two authors Frederick Dannay and Manfred B. Lee used to write detective fiction. Sites offer biography of the authors, Queen novels and stories, excerpts, book reviews, television adaptations, and deduction methods used in the classic mystery novels.
  • Spenser@
    Read about Spenser, the fictional character in a series of detective novels and his creator, the American mystery writer Robert B. Parker. Sites include Spenser novels, book synopses, biographical profile, news, reviews, and fan sites for the smart-mouthed tough private eye with a heart of gold.
  • Trixie Belden@
    Learn about Trixie Belden, the girl detective of the mystery series written by Julie Campbell. Sites feature plot summaries, list of titles, cover images, trivia quizzes, fansites, illustrations, and message boards for the teen series narrating the adventures of a spunky, freckle-faced tomboy.

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