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Red Diamond, private eye

by Mark Schorr

  • 137 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Private investigators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark Schorr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3537.C598 R4 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3501262M
      ISBN 100312666454
      LC Control Number82021534
      OCLC/WorldCa8975849

        Red Diamond, Private Eye Battling New York traffic is the least of cabbie Simon Jaffe’s problems. With a shrewish wife, difficult kids, and the usual middle aged angst, his only escape is reading hard boiled mysteries.5/5(5). Simon Jaffe, known as “Red Diamond”, a taxi-driver, pulp fiction collector, and private investigator, in New York City, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas: Red Diamond: Private Eye () Finalist Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Ace of Diamonds () Diamond Rock ().

      Private Eyes (during production first known as The Code) is a Canadian comedy-drama television series inspired by the novel of the same name by G.B. Joyce, created by Tim Kilby and Shelley Eriksen starring Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson as the two protagonist private investigators solving crimes No. of episodes: 40 (list of episodes). If you want the background and more adventures of Spade as the hard-boiled, calculating, and tough private eye thriving in the s, this novel makes for good reading. Joe Gores' Spade & Archer is an interesting foray into the supposed early years of Sam Spade and those who inhabit his world, before Dashiell Hammett wrote The Maltese Falcon /5.

      Private Eyes & Other Tough Guys A never-complete listing of private dicks and janes, and selected other tough guys and gals, listed by character, with all appearances in novels, short stories, film, television, radio and other media.   With David Janssen, Roxane Brooks, Russ Conway, Regis Toomey. Richard Diamond is a suave private investigator, who, at first, walks the mean streets of New York City, then later packs up and moves to Los Angeles, California, where he tools around in a convertible with a car phone. His sexy receptionist Sam, whose face we never see, minds the office, while Diamond solves his cases/10().


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The Red Diamond series by Mark Schorr is regrettably only a a three book series. Schorr private eye book the writing style of Raymond Chandler and Howard Browne and applies it to his unlikely detective a NYC hack named Simon Jaffee.5/5(3).

First edition. Simon Jaffe drives a cab by day, and escapes into the world of pulp fiction by night. When his wife gets fed up and sells his beloved collection, Simon hits the streets as his favorite pulp hero, Red Diamond: Private Eye.

A tongue-in-cheek, engaging detective story. x, pages. paper-covered boards, dust jacket. small 8vo/5(3). And especially Red Diamond, the ex-cop turned private eye who took on the tough guys with his cocked, his fists at the ready, and a blond named Fifi at his side.

Then came the fateful afternoon when his wife hocked his entire collection and sent Simon over the edge - and onto the mean streets with a new identity: Red Diamond, PI/5(3). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Red Diamond, Private Eye by Mark Schorr at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

He's a New York cabbie with a miserable life, his only escape reading the hard-boiled Red Diamond private eye novels.

But when a series of mishaps leaves him with truly nothing, he becomes the tough private eye and embarks on an adventure the New York Times called a "tour de force."5/5(1). He's a New York cabbie with a miserable life, his only escape reading the hard-boiled Red Diamond private eye novels.

But when a series of mishaps leaves him with truly nothing, he becomes the tough private eye and embarks on an adventure the New York Times likened to "Don Quixote in a trenchcoat.". After witnessing a violent murder, Jaffee becomes traumatized and suddenly transforms into his favorite gumshoe--Red Diamond.

The writing is tight, humorous and a thorough joy to read. This is only a trilogy starting with "Red Diamond, Private Eye", then "Ace of Diamonds" and finishes with "Diamond Rock".5/5(1). Simon Jaffee is a middle-aged New York cabbie.

He's obsessed with his reading of pulp/hardboiled mysteries—especially the tales of one Red Diamond. He has a nagging wife, an over-perfect teenage son, and a grimly imperfect teenage daughter. So, when wife Milly goes behind Simon's back and sells his beloved pulp collection for $, he supposedly becomes totally unhinged, now believing.

Red Diamond: Private Eye by Mark Schorr ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New York: St. Martin's Press, ; ISBN 25 Great Private Eye/Tough Guy Books. Private eye novels are a popular type of mystery, described as books about “ tough guys and gals who make trouble their business.

[They’re] not about cops, plucky librarians, nosey old spinsters or talking cats ” Listed below are 25 great private eye novels, many of which are part of a series. Chandler, Hammett, McDonald, Spillane, Parker—they're good, but nothing beats the Red Diamond private eye series for tough guy patter, bedazzling dames and thuggish villains.

When Simon is mugged and robbed of his identity, the trauma causes him to become Red Diamond. Red Diamond: Private Eye Jacket/ Cover has some wear-Edge wear, light tearing, Creasing. Book Condition-Very Good+ Boards are Dark grey In Color with gold Print on spine. Boards have some light Wear- light Bumping.

Get this from a library. Red Diamond, private eye. [Mark Schorr]. And Red's got a job to do. He has to rescue his gal, Fifi LaRoche, from the slimy clutches of his mortal enemy, mobster Rocco Rico. As much affectionate tribute as parody, no fan of the genre should miss out on Red's three novels, published in the mid-eighties.

NOVELS. Red Diamond, Private Eye (). Buy this book. Kindle it. Ace of Diamonds. Chandler, Hammett, McDonald, Spillane, Parker—they’re good, but nothing beats the Red Diamond private eye series for tough guy patter, bedazzling dames and thuggish villains.

When Simon is mugged and robbed of his identity, the trauma causes him to become Red : Mark Schorr. Chandler, Hammett, McDonald, Spillane, Parker—they’re good, but nothing beats the Red Diamond private eye series for tough guy patter, bedazzling dames and thuggish villains.

When Simon is mugged and robbed of his identity, the trauma causes him to become Red : Mark Schorr. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Red Diamond, Private Eye at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(1).

Listen now as Richard Diamond top private-eye solves another difficult case. Richard Diamond Private Detective - Radio Radio Show with Movie & book character. Richard Diamond, Private Detective came to NBC in Diamond was a slick, sophisticated detective, with a sharp tongue for folks who needed it.

Diamond enjoyed the detective life, but not as much as entertaining his girl, Helen Asher. After each show. The Red Diamond book series by Mark Schorr includes books Red Diamond, Private Eye, Ace of Diamonds, and Diamond Rock.

See the complete Red Diamond series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Radio. Dick Powell starred in the Richard Diamond, Private Detective radio series as a wisecracking, former police officer turned private detective.

Episodes typically open with a client visiting or calling cash-strapped Diamond's office and agreeing to his fee of $ a day plus expenses, or Diamond taking on a case at the behest of his friend and former partner, Lt. Walter ng: Dick Powell.Private Eye Novels Books Showing of Murder in Belleville (Aimee Leduc Investigations, #2) by.

Cara Black (Goodreads Author) (shelved 1 time as private-eye-novels) avg rating — 2, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.This is a partial list of fictional private investigators — also known as private eyes or PIs — who have appeared in various works of literature, film, television, and games.

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