Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Quiz Day: Do you know your sidekicks?

By R.J. Harlick

As a departure, I thought I would test your crime fiction I.Q. today. Think you know your sidekicks? Let's find out.

We all know that they can be almost as important and as memorable as the main character in a mystery series. See if you can match the sidekick to the main character and to the author.  I’ll post the answers tonight at 10:00 EST. Don’t be shy. Let us know how you’ve done in the comments.

Sidekicks

Henry Standing Bear,
Detective Patrick Hedstrom,
Staff Sergeant Brian Sullivan,
Meyer,
Lisbeth Salander,
Hawk,
Lieutenant Jean-Guy Beauvoir,
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers,
Archie Goodwin,
Detective Sergeant Lewis

Main Characters

Travis McGee
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache
Spenser
Erica Falck
Sheriff Walt Longmire
Nero Wolf
Detective Superintendent Thomas Lindsey
Inspector Michael Green
Inspector Morse
Mikael Blomkvist

Authors

Robert B. Parker
Louise Penny
Colin Dexter
Stieg Larsson
Craig Johnson
Camilla Läckberg
Elizabeth George
Barbara Fradkin
John D. MacDonald

Rex Stout


2 comments:

Shelagh Davis said...

I only know a few: Standing Bear, Longmire,Johnson; Sullivan, Inspector Green, Fradkin; Hawk, Spenser, Parker; Beauvoir, Gamache, Penny; Havers, Lindsey, George; Archie, Wolfe, Stout; Sergeant Lewis, Inspector Morse, Dexter.

Shelagh Davis

Susan C Shea said...

Henry/Longmire/Johnson
Jean-Guy/Gamache/Penny
Salandar/Blomkvist/Larsson
Havers/Linsey/George
Goodwin/Wolfe/Stout
Lewis/Morse/Dexter
Hedstrom/Fraick/Lackberg
Hawk/Spenser/Parker
Meyer/McGee/Macdonald
Sullivan/Green/Fradkin

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