C.W. Sughrue is the protagonist in a series of hardboiled crime fiction novels by American author James Crumley. Sughrue is from Meriwather, Montana, is an alcoholic, enjoys a good weapon and uses non-linear detective methods. And if you haven’t figured it out yet, he’s a little crazy.


James Crumley (1939-2008) was an American author of hardboiled crime fiction. He’s been described as a cross between Raymond Chandler and Hunter S. Thompson. His novel The Last Good Kiss was referred to as “the most influential crime novel of the last 50 years.” Although praised by his fellow authors, up until about 1990, his […]