Who is Bart Lasiter?

by Jim Guigli

I like to read and write mystery stories, especially private detective stories. My fictional private detective, Bart Lasiter, began life in 2006 in my Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest Grand Prize winning sentence:
Detective Bart Lasiter was in his office studying the light from his one small window falling on his super burrito when the door swung open to reveal a woman whose body said you’ve had your last burrito for a while, whose face said angels did exist, and whose eyes said she could make you dig your own grave and lick the shovel clean.