Oliver Dean Spencer


Oliver Dean Spencer is an international crime fiction writer based out of Montreal, Canada.

His writing derives its stylistic inspiration from film noir and the hard-boiled P.I. pulp serials from the 30's and 50's. Some of his favourite authors include Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald, Edgar Allan Poe and Phillip K. Dick.

He received his (MFA) Master of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Arts from the University of Ottawa in 2010 and his (BFA) Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Concordia University, Montreal (2008).

When Mr. Spencer is not working on the James Cartwright, P.I. series he spends his time with his daughter, playing chess at a local cafe and painting.

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The Conversation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this thrilling new series, by International Mystery Crime Author, Oliver Dean Spencer, former Detroit detective turned P.I. James Cartwright is drawn into the world of corporate espionage, misdirection and murder.
Tell Me That You Love Me
You set the price! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A runaway teen comes to Cartwright for help. She claims to have evidence that will clear her boyfriend of murder, but he's slated for execution in the next few hours. But can Cartwright beat the hangman's noose? TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME, is the first in a collection of short stories featuring James Cartwright, a private investigator who plies his trade on the backstreets of Detroit.

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