Hardboiled detective fiction, and other mystery noir fiction, centers around a protagonist that is typically a detective, or spy. This engaging genre also incorporates elements of mystery as events unfold leading you through all sorts of situations that involve political corruption, leading ladies, and the most important players in the world. Look no further if you are looking for a new hardboiled detective fiction series. The Private Op series authored by Derek Hall, featuring Ashiel Hammond, international photo journalist and spy is packed with all of your favorite things from the hard boiled detective fiction literary genre.
Involving ambiguous and complex main characters, that are typically a gumshoe detective, hardboiled detective fiction is a genre that is seeing a revival in the 21st century incorporating new technologies and culturally related issues. The Private Op hardboiled detective fiction series is one that brings new mysteries and complex characters to this genre that was highly popular from the 1920’s to the 1960’s.
Readers can help crack the case, and cheer on the hero, Ashiel Hammond as he navigates assignments provided by his mentor, Gabriel Sexton, the CEO of the company that Hammond handles assignments for, Archangel Security Consultants.