Alo Nudger is the central character in a series of detective fiction/mystery novels by American novelist John Lutz. Alo had to resign from the police force for due to stomach issues, which he takes antacid tablets for (like they’re candy). His St. Louis office is located over Danny’s Donuts (great place for an ex-cop’s office).
John Lutz is an American author of mystery and suspense novels. One of his most famous novels, Single White Female, was adapted to the 1992 film starring Bridget Fonda. He is the winner of the Shamus and Edgar awards. Lutz mostly writes in series, including his Alo Nudger, Frank Quinn, Fred Carver and Night series.