WikiFur:This week's featured article/Week 1, 2007
The Jack Lynch Mysteries are a series of six semi-furry hardboiled detective SF stories by Clint Warlick totaling around 36,500 words, five of which were published in Yarf! between 1991 and 1997. Clint dropped out of the fandom and stopped writing the series, but surfaced in 2004 in the Dealers' Den of the first Califur with a self-published collection of all six stories.
The stories appear to be set in a future San Francisco Bay area with a deliberately "retro" atmosphere, and feature the essential slavery of semi-human genetic constructs created in the wake of a worldwide pandemic. The protagonist is faced with classic detective problems, such as tracking down missing persons, solving murders, and saving beautiful women from danger. (more...)