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New Orleans Hardboiled by O’Neil De Noux

New Orleans Hardboiled by O’Neil De Noux

SMFS checklist participant O’Neil De Noux’s newest publication, New.
Orleans Hardboiled
, is currently out in print and also e-book styles. This is the.
7th publication in the
Lucien Caye Private Detective Collection that started.
New Orleans Rapacious. The read that is of twelve brief.
tales is readily available at


A collection of 12 criminal offense fiction tales including New.
Orleans Private Detective Lucien Caye.

Come prowl the lonesome, occasionally fierce roads of.
America’s a lot of unique city, the city that care failed to remember with single wolf personal.
eye Lucien Caye.

Unlike a lot of 1940s PI’s, Caye hardly ever beverages, does not.
smoke or use a hat (it ruins his hair). He’s 6 feet high with wavy, dark.
brownish hair, a slit chin, standard-issue Mediterranean brownish eyes, a scheming smile.
and also a brilliant mind that typically obtains him right into problem. Caye lives and also operates in the.
lower-class French Quarter of the late 1940s. He has a weak point for ladies,.
kids and also fellow WWII experts. He earns a living however occasionally functions.

Birthed in New Orleans of French and also Spanish descent,.
Caye went to Holy Cross Senior high school prior to functioning as a duplicate child and also cub.
press reporter for The New Orleans Product. A job as a criminal offense press reporter attracted Caye to regulation.
enforcement and also he signed up with the New Orleans Authorities Division in 1939 where he.
was a patrol police officer till December 7, 1941. He signed up with the united state Military and also offered.
in North Africa, Sicily and also the succeeding Italian Project at Anzio and also.
Salerno. At the Fight of Monte Cassino, Caye satisfied and also befriended reporter Ernie.
Pyle throughout the bitter arrest. Leading an attack on the notorious abbey,.
Caye was seriously injured by a German sniper and also sent out residence with a Purple Heart.
Medal and also Silver Celebrity for fearlessness.

After the battle, he went back to NOPD, functioning the French.
Quarter beat till choosing he liked functioning along and also establish in an.
apartment at the edge of Barracks and also Dauphine Streets, not much from.
the imaginary house of Tennessee Williams’ Stanley Kowalski. Living.
upstairs, Caye’s workplace deals with Barracks Road and also the little Cabrini Park.
Play ground throughout the slim road where he normally parks his pre-way 1940.
two-door DeSoto trainer.

Murder is typically nitty-gritty as Lucien Caye.
typically help quite ladies seeking assistance, in even more methods than one. .
the fact is typically unsightly, typically unsafe and also normally lives in the lonliest.
component of community.

The tales in his collection have actually shown up in top.
secret publications like Alfred Hitchcock’s Enigma Publication, Black Feline Enigma.
Publication, Ellery Queen’s Enigma Publication, and also The Hair Enigma Publication, as.
well as a variety of secret compilations.

” Sac-a-Lait Guy” was granted the 2020.
Private Detective Writers of America’s prominent SHAMUS honor for BEST PRIVATE DETECTIVE.
NARRATIVE. The SHAMUS is provided every year to acknowledge superior success.
secretive eye fiction.

” A Dreamboat Gambol” was a finalist for the.

” Result on Male” was a finalist for the.
DERRINGER HONOR for BEST LONG TALE. The DERRINGER honors are provided every year by.
the Short Enigma Fiction Culture to acknowledge quality in other words secret.

Establish in between 1947 and also 1950, these tales occasionally.
mirror the political incorrectness of that age. African-Americans were.
described as Colored or Negroes (and also even worse) and also ladies were typically viewed as.
dames and also broads. Several of the tales are appropriately hardboiled while others are.
mild sufficient for publications.

Hope you appreciate this walk along the wild side of New.

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