Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: the Sherlock Holmes stories and novels
Agatha Christie: the Poirot novels
Agatha Christie: the Tommy & Tuppence early novels
Rex Stout: the Nero Wolfe novels
Dashiel Hammet: creator of Sam Spade
Raymond Chandler: creator of Phillip Marlowe
Earl Derr Biggers: the Charlie Chan books
Mickey Spillane: creator of Mike Hammer
Ross MacDonald (also wrote as John MacDonald and John Ross MacDonald – real name Kenneth Millar): the Lew Archer novels
John D MacDonald: the Travis McGee novels
Erle Stanley Gardner writing as AA Fair: the Bertha Cool and Donald Lam novels
Robert B Parker: the Spenser novels
Sue Grafton: the Kinsey Milhone novels
Val McDermid: the Kate Brannigan novels
Sara Paretsky: the VI Warshawski novels
Janet Evanovich: the Stephanie Plum novels
Lindsay Davis: the Marcus Didius Falco novels
Paul Johnston: the Quintillian Dalrymple novels
Alexander McCall Smith: the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels
Robert Crais: the Elvis Cole novels
77 Sunset Strip TV series
Hawaiian Eye TV series
Bourbon Street Beat TV series
Surfside Six TV series
Peter Gunn TV series
Mannix TV series
Barnaby Jones TV series
Cannon TV series
Rockford Files TV series
Spenser for Hire TV series
Vegas (Dan Tanner) TV series
Simon & Simon TV series
Remington Steel TV series
Moonlighting TV series
Monk TV series