Charles Ardai
Pseudonyms: Richard Aleas and Gabriel Hunt (house name)

Charles Ardai was born in New York. He is an entrepreneur, writer, and editor. He is the founder and editor of Hard Case Crime, a line of pulp-style paperback crime novels. Ardai attended Columbia University, where he graduated summa cum laude in 1991. He also writes under the pseudonym 'Richard Aleas' and the house name 'Gabriel Hunt'. Ardai and his wife live in Manhattan.


Titles and year of publication:  

 1) The Good-Neighbor Policy  2007
 2) Fifty-to-One  2008
 3) The Nice Guys  2016
 As 'Richard Aleas'
 1) Little Girl Lost  2004
 2) Songs of Innocence (Shamus Award)  2007
 As 'Gabriel Hunt'
 1) Hunt Through the Cradle of Fear  2009