Brett Halliday


Born
in Chicago, IL, The United States
July 31, 1904

Died
February 04, 1977

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Brett Halliday (July 31, 1904 - February 4, 1977), primary pen name of Davis Dresser, was an American mystery writer, best known for the long-lived series of Mike Shayne novels he wrote, and later commissioned others to write. Dresser wrote non-series mysteries, westerns and romances under the names Asa Baker, Matthew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Anthony Scott, Peter Field, and Anderson Wayne.

Average rating: 3.8 · 2,704 ratings · 350 reviews · 149 distinct worksSimilar authors
Murder is My Business (Hard...

3.50 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 1945 — 12 editions
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Dividend on Death (Mike Sha...

3.73 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1939 — 8 editions
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Bodies Are Where You Find Them

3.67 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1941 — 13 editions
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The Private Practice of Mic...

3.82 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1940 — 7 editions
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Tickets For Death

3.64 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 1941 — 4 editions
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A Taste for Violence

3.72 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1949 — 7 editions
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The Corpse Came Calling

3.47 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 1942 — 7 editions
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Stranger in Town

3.72 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1955 — 7 editions
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A Redhead for Mike Shayne

3.39 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1964 — 5 editions
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When Dorinda Dances

3.50 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1951 — 6 editions
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“Benny Retzel, a private operative in the employ of the Mutual Protective Agency: Divorce Evidence Our Specialty — You Marry ’Em, We Tail ’Em.”
Brett Halliday, Death Goes To The Post

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