Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled Mystery -- the health and welfare of ...

Reed Andrus (
Fri, 17 Jul 1998 07:10:31 -0700 J. Alec West wrote:

> In this light, I'd like recommendations from people on the list ... names
> of more recent hardboiled novelists who you think will be the hardboiled
> movers/shakers of tomorrow. I want to maintain a list of these novelists
> from which to draw potential interview candidates. The first rule of
> success is "showing up" ... and if I can help put a few hardboiled
> novelists in the limelight, all the better.
> J. Alec West

At the risk of drawing wrath from others, I will nominate the following:
Dennis Lehane
Thomas H. Cook
Stephen Hunter

I have my reasons, and will defend these choices.

... Reed
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