List of science fiction and fantasy detectives

Summary

This list consists of fictional detectives from science fiction and fantasy stories.

Detective Creator Debut
Basil Argyros Harry Turtledove Agent of Byzantium (1987)
Marid Audran George Alec Effinger When Gravity Fails (1986)
Elijah Baley Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954)
Marty Burns Jay Russell Celestial Dogs (1996)
Colonel Thomas Bushell Harry Turtledove The Two Georges (1995)
Logan "Eyes Only" Cale James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Dr. Phil D'Amato Paul Levinson The Silk Code (1999)
Lord Darcy Randall Garrett Too Many Magicians (1966)
H. Seaton Davenport Isaac Asimov "The Dust of Death" (1956)
October "Toby" Daye Seanan McGuire Rosemary and Rue (2009)
Rick Deckard Philip K. Dick Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)
Hawk & Fisher Simon Green Hawk & Fisher (1982)
John Constantine Alan Moore Saga of the Swamp Thing (1985)
Harry Dresden Jim Butcher Storm Front (2000)
David Fisher Harry Turtledove The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump (1993)
Miles Flint Kristine Kathryn Rusch The Disappeared (2011)
Garrett P.I. Glen Cook Sweet Silver Blues (1987)
Dirk Gently Douglas Adams Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987)
Gil Hamilton Larry Niven ARM (1975)
Adam Hart Erwin Neutzsky-Wulff Adam Harts opdagelser (1972)
Bernard Jaffe David O. Russell I ♥ Huckabees (2004)
Vivian Jaffe David O. Russell I ♥ Huckabees (2004)
Natalie Lindstrom Stephen Woodworth Through Violet Eyes
Donald Lydecker James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Kline Maxwell S. Andrew Swann Dragons of the Cuyahoga (1995)
Thursday Next Jasper Fforde The Eyre Affair (2001)
R. Daneel Olivaw Isaac Asimov The Caves of Steel (1954)
Nohar Rajasthan S. Andrew Swann Forests of the Night (1989)
Magnus Ridolph Jack Vance The Complete Magnus Ridolph (1985)
Sam Space William F. Nolan Space for Hire (1971)
Jack Spratt Jasper Fforde The Big Over Easy (2005)
Wendell Urth Isaac Asimov "The Singing Bell" (1954)
Captain Samuel Vimes Terry Pratchett Guards! Guards! (1989)
Dan Vogelsang James Cameron
Charles H. Eglee
Dark Angel (2000)
Yusuke Urameshi Yoshihiro Togashi Yu Yu Hakusho (1991)
Raidou Kuzunoha Atlus Shin Megami Tensei Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. the Soulless Army (2006)
Ginko Yuki Urushibara Mushishi (1999)
The PI With No Name Graham Edwards "The Wooden Baby" (April 2005 Realms of Fantasy magazine)
John Taylor Simon R. Green Something from the Nightside (2003)
Sir Kay Phyllis Ann Karr The Idylls of the Queen (1982)
Martin Hel Robin Wood Skorpio Magazine (1992)
Carlisle Hsing Lawrence Watt-Evans Nightside City (1989)
Master Li and Number Ten Ox Barry Hughart Bridge of Birds (1984)
Rachel Morgan Kim Harrison Dead witch walking (2004)
Felix, aka the Fox Assaph Mehr Murder In Absentia (2015)
Takeshi Lev Kovacs Richard K. Morgan Altered Carbon (2002)
Liam Rhenford Daniel Hood Fanuilh (1994)
Tom Dreyfus Alastair Reynolds The Prefect (2007)
Josephus "Joe" Aloisus Miller James S. A Corey Leviathan Wakes (2011)
Stiles Stilinski Jeff Davis Teen Wolf (2011 TV series)(2011-2017)
Christopher Lash Lincoln Child Death Match (2006)
Andrew Shackelford Jim Grep The Case of IBM 386 PC: A Detective Story for Techies (2019)
Frank Runtime Jeremy Kubica The CS Detective: An Algorithmic Tale of Crime, Conspiracy, and Computation (2016)
Rycroft Philostrate René Echevarria,

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