Re: RARA-AVIS: Suggestions for new paperback line

From: Joy Matkowski (
Date: 17 Aug 2003

Didn't Loren Estleman already use that plot? I don't remember the name of the book, though. (Joking aside, increasing numbers of civil court documents are online, including, I understand, probated wills.) Joy, apparently hanging out too much with genealogists

Charles Ardai wrote
> As for Elliott Chaze, BLACK WINGS is legendary, of course, and I'd be up
> for reprinting it, but so far have had no luck tracking down his estate.
> Another one I'd be excited about is Steve Fisher, but no one in the
> business seems to know what happened to his estate either. Amusingly
> enough, what's called for is some old fashioned detective work. Maybe
> I'll use that as the hook for my next novel: Hardboiled detective hired
> to track down estate of deceased pulp writer on behalf of a reprint line
> finds himself in hot water when said writer's demise turns out to have
> been less innocent than it appeared... (Joking aside, if any of you
> have leads on either the Chaze or the Fisher estate, please let me
> know.)

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