Down and out former playboy Steven Middleton Knight’s fortune was destroyed by the Depression. Now a cabbie for the Red Owl Cab Company, he never fails to take on another mystery with each new fare. Created by John K. Butler, this fast-paced, Los Angeles-based hard-boiled series was published between 1940 and 1942 in the pages of Dime Detective, the prestigious crime pulp second only to the legendary Black Mask in its impact on the genre.
The Complete Cases of Steve Midnight, Volume 1 (The Dime Detective Library) by John K. Butler contains the following stories:
- “The Dead Ride Free”
- “The Man from Alcatraz”
- “Hacker’s Holiday”
- “The Saint in Silver”