Series: Stewart Hoag

Author: David Handler

The Man Who Lived by Night (1989)
3.69 of 5 Votes: 3
Hoagy, a ghostwriter/reluctant amateur detective, and his catfood-eating hound, Lulu, return as Hoagy pens the memoirs of an infamous rock and roll star. He expected the assignment to be hot--but not quite as dangerous or deadly as it actually was.
The Man Who Died Laughing (1990)
3.45 of 5 Votes: 4
Hoagy and Lulu (his cat food-eating basset hound) find themselves in Hollywood, where Hoagy will be ghosting the memoirs of has-been funnyman Sonny Day. Sonny is the man who put the "ick" into "shtick." Sonny made silver screen history as half of Knight and Day, the comedy team who kept the '50s ...
The Boy Who Never Grew Up (1992)
3.75 of 5 Votes: 5
Ghostwriter to the stars extraordinaire Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag takes on a wunderkind director as his client — equal parts Steven Spielberg, Frank Capra, and Bill Gates — in The Boy Who Never Grew Up, the fifth novel in the fabulous series. Matthew Wax, Hollywood’s hottest direct at just 38, simulta...
The Man Who Loved Women to Death (1997)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 1
Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag, ghostwriter to the stars, has received a puzzling letter in the mail. It’s the first chapter of a book, describing the murder of a beautiful single woman who manages a pet store. When the body of a woman is discovered by cops, Hoagy contacts his police friend Romaine Very, w...
The Girl Who Ran Off with Daddy (1996)
3.64 of 5 Votes: 3
When chest-beating author Thor Gibbs runs off with his 18 year old stepdaughter Clethra Feingold, the story is splashed all over the media. It’s not only the five decades that separate their ages, but Thor’s former wife and Clethra’s mother is the high profile feminist and former congresswoman Ru...
The Woman Who Fell from Grace (1991)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 5
From the Edgar winning-author of The Man who Would Be F. comes the publishing event of the decade. Ghostwriter Stewart "Hoagy" Hoag has been chosen to write the sequel to Oh, Shenandoah. And as much as Hoagy wants the book to succeed, someone else is willing to kill to keep it from being publishe...
The Man Who Cancelled Himself (1995)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 3
David Handler has written a series of Stewart Hoag mysteries in which Hoag is a ghost writer hired to collaborate on the autobiography of an individual. During the course of research and interaction with the subject he discovers a mystery which he then proceeds to solve (of course.) Hoag has been...
The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald (2002)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
Stewart “Hoagy” Hoag was at one time literature’s golden boy. But his second novel was greeted with a yawn, and his marriage to beautiful actress Merilee Nash failed not long after. Now Hoagy has been paying the bills by ghostwriting celebrity biographies. His latest assignment is Cameron Noyes, ...