Hollywood 360 – The New Adventures of Michael Shayne, Vol. 2

Michael Shayne, “the reckless, redheaded Irishman”, was a popular hard-boiled detective created by crime novelist Brett Halliday. In the novels, Michael Shayne settled in Miami just after WWII, making crime pay by fighting it with a license and an attitude. Like Mike Hammer and Philip Marlowe, Shayne was a loner. The backstory on Mike is that he was happily married, but it hit him hard when his wife was tragically murdered. Grief stricken, Shayne loses himself in his work as a private eye, prowling the dark streets of the city, seeking out his style of revenge for injustice.
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Fran Striker, Dan Beattie – The Green Hornet Strikes Again

In 1948, America was buzzing with crime, corruption, and vice – but The Green Hornet was buzzing, too! The postwar era paved the way for a new kind of criminal, and our hero found himself embroiled in espionage (in addition to his regular racket busting). And in this major chapter in the legend of the masked vigilante, Miss Case stumbles on a secret and takes on a more significant role at the Daily Sentinel. Join Britt Reid and his faithful valet, Kato, for 20 thrill-packed adventures of this rousing radio classic – many of which have not been heard since their initial broadcast more than 50 years ago.
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