Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Bill Granger, R. I. P.

THE GUMSHOE SITE: Bill Granger died on April 22 at the Manteno Veterans Home in Manteno, Illinois. The former newspaperman wrote THE NOVEMBER MAN (Gold Medal, 1979), an espionage novel featuring intelligence agent Devereaux, code name November Man. His second novel, PUBLIC MURDERS (Jove, 1980), a police procedural featuring Chicago detective Terry Flynn, won an Edgar Award in the paperback original novel.


Mel Odom said...

Those were fun books.

Stephen B. said...

Just 3 years ago (2017 as I write this) Brosnen was in a film NOVEMBER MAN - and it's from the seventh book. Not really a very good movie, but not bad, the best thing may be that Pierce Brosnen did pretty good work here. Otherwise, silly plot and violent in the wrong places.