From: jwiese ( jwiese@earthlink.net)
Date: 07 Apr 2002

I am pleased that so many of my favorites are doing well in the voting but even happier to get so many leads to new characters.

John Wiese

My top twenty are: 31. Bubba Rogowski (series, Dennis Lehane) 36. C. W. Shugrue (series, James Crumley) 59. Dan Kearney (DKA series, Joe Gores) 72. Dimitrios Makropoulos (Coffin for Dimitrios, Eric Ambler) 117. Harry aka Hieronymus Bosch (series, Michael Connelly) 133. Jack Reacher (series, Lee Child) 150. Joe Pike (Elvis Cole series, Robert Crais) 153. John Marshall Tanner (series, Stephen Greenleaf) 160. Keller (HIT MAN and HIT LIST, Lawrence Block) 162. Kinsey Millhone (series, Sue Grafton) 167. Lew Archer (series, Ross Macdonald) 183. Martin Beck (series, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo) 186. Matthew Scudder (series, Lawrence Block) 210. Nameless (series, Bill Pronzini) 229. Philip Marlowe (series, Raymond Chandler) 237. Quiller (series, Adam Hall) 252 Sam Spade (THE MALTESE FALCON, Dashiell Hammett) 266. Spenser (series, Robert Parker) 283. Travis McGee (series, John D. MacDonald) 286. V.I. Warshawski (series, Sara Paretsky)

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