Jim Hanvey, Detective
The eighth book in our Crime Classic series.
First published in 1923, Jim Hanvey, Detective is a collection of seven stories that originally appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and features private eye Jim Hanvey in classic whodunit style mysteries. Described as the "backwoods Nero Wolfe," the genial Hanvey befriends "good guys" and criminals alike to get the job done.
Bank robberies, jewel heists, and all-purposes cons—none are a match for Octavus Roy Cohen's waddling sleuth. Written by Octavus Roy Cohen. Edited by Lesley Klinger. Paperback; 272 pages.