Archy McNally is the central character in a series of crime fiction novels by American novelist Lawrence Sanders and later by Vincent Lardo. He is the only member in a family law firm known as “Discreet Inquiries,” where he works as a private investigator.


Lawrence Sanders (1920-1998) was an American author of crime fiction and mystery novels. He worked as an editorial writer for a magazine and then switched to writing fiction. His series include the Archy McNally, Edward X. Delaney, The Commandment and others.