Robin Masters Novels
- Robin Masters is a reclusive mystery novelist (never seen,
only heard) who lives at an
estate called Robin's Nest on the island of Oahu on the
detective drama MAGNUM, P.I./CBS/1980-88. Robin's day-to-day
affairs are looked after by British manservant Jonathan Quayle
Higgins III (John Hillerman).
Also living on the estate is
Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck), an ex-naval intelligence officer
who lives in the guest house and provides security for the
Over the years Robin has penned a number of mystery
novels. They included (in order of appearance):
Babes In Babylon
(made into a film) and mentioned as Robin's first work in
episodes "Squeeze Play" and "The Case of the Red Faced
Fruit of Passion in episode "Thank Heaven For Little
The Golden Spike in episode "J. 'Digger' Doyle"
Tahiti Kill (made into a film) in episode "Double Jeopardy"
Seamy Side of Dawn in episode "Birdman of Budapest"
Golden Tradewinds in episode "Two Birds of A Feather"
Blood of the
August Kitten in episode "The Big Blow"
Die and Die Again in
episode "The Man From Marseilles"
The Treasure of Kalaniopu'u
in episode "The Treasure of Kalaniopu'u"
Serpent's Whisper in
episode "Novel Connection"
Echoes of Ecstasy in episode "Novel
Dance of Death in episode "Transitions." In
"Transition's" (aired 2/17/1988) Robin's latest manuscript is
stolen and Higgins asks Magnum to recover the manuscript.
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