Mike ‘Hard As’ Nails and the Case of the Wandering Buck


Joy hires Mike to follow her husband Buck and catch him and his paramour in “the act.” The first in the “Mike ‘Hard as’ Nails Series.”

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  • Georgia Tuxbury
    15 minute comedy
    1 man, 1 woman

    In McCallen, the city that never sleeps, where crime never takes a holiday, one man fights the forces of evil; fights for the common man; and even harder for the common woman…Mike ‘Hard As’ Nails. A romantic to the core, Mike avoids cases involving marital problems. But when Joy enters his office, her powers of persuasion are extraordinary. Her husband, Big Buck Buchanan, says he goes to bingo every Wednesday, but she’s seen the visa bills. Mike takes her case. All he has to do is snap a photo of Buck “in the act” with the other woman. It’s his next client who’ll be paying Mike the really big bucks.

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    This is the first play in the Mike ‘Hard As’ Series.

    • Mike ‘Hard As’ Nails and the Case of the Wandering Buck
    • Mike ‘Hard As’ Nails and the Case of the Missing Mink
      Mike has had a bad year. What he needs is a well-heeled client. Who should knock on his door but the diamond-flashing Suzette Swank who hires Mike to find her missing mink coat
    • Mike ‘Hard As’ Nails and the Case of the Loving Lozanos
      As a private eye, Mike has seen some pretty sleazy characters in his day but none as bad as Louie ‘the Louse’ Lozano, bug exterminator and owner of the House of Pestitution. Louie feels his marriage is falling apart so he hires Mike to find out what his wife wants in a man.
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    Georgia Tuxbury





    Running Time

    11-19 Minute Play


    Comedy, Plays in a Series


    Private Eyes and Detectives