If you haven’t treated yourself to any volumes in the Frank Quinn series by John Lutz, let me be the first to urge you to do so.
Quinn was a homicide detective who now heads Quinn & Associates, a private investigation agency. “Associates” include Pearl Kasner, an ex-bank guard and Quinn’s former (and still erstwhile) love interest, and Larry Fedderman, who was previously Quinn’s police cohort before his own retirement. They make for a prickly team, with Quinn’s residual feelings for Pearl hidden on his sleeve, and a flurry of barbed repartee between Fedderman and Pearl being the exception rather than the rule. Quinn and hi