SYKM


William Campbell Gault
[1910-1995]
Joe Puma, a big, tough private investigator, in Los Angeles, California:

Shakedown (1953) [written as Roney Scott]

End of a Call Girl (1958)
APA: Don’t Call Tonight (1960)

Night Lady (1958)

Sweet Wild Wench (1959)

The Wayward Widow (1959)

Million Dollar Tramp (1960)

The Hundred-Dollar Girl (1961)

The Cana Diversion (1980)
[includes Brock Callahan]
1983 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

Brock (The Rock) Callahan, a former professional football player turned upscale private investigator, in Los Angeles, California:

Ring Around Rosa (1955)
APA: Murder in the Raw1 (1956)

Day of the Ram (1956)

The Convertible Hearse (1957)

Come Die with Me (1959)

Vein of Violence (1961)

County Kill (1962)

Dead Hero (1963)

The Bad Samaritan (1980)

The Cana Diversion (1980)
[includes Joe Puma]
1983 Shamus Award for Best Paperback

Death in Donegal Bay (1984)

The Dead Seed (1985)

The Chicano War (1986)

Cat and Mouse (1988)

Dead Pigeon (1992)

Non-series:

Don’t Cry for Me (1952)

The Bloody Bokhara (1952)
APA: The Bloodstained Bokhara (1953)

Blood on the Boards (1953)

The Canvas Coffin (1953)

Run, Killer, Run1 (1954)
APA: Sweet Blonde Trap2 (1959)

Square in the Middle (1956)

Fair Prey (1956) [written as Will Duke]

Death Out of Focus1 (1959)