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Max Allan Collins is a New York Times bestselling author of original mysteries, a Shamus award winner and an experienced author of movie adaptions and tie-in novels. His graphic novel ROAD TO PERDITION was made into a major motion picture by Tom Hanks's production company, Playtone.

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The Lusitania Murders (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
The Lusitania ’s final voyage is a newsman’s dream. First come the torpedo warnings. Then come the murders… Journalist and mystery writer Willard Huntington Wright boards the Lusitania in pursuit of a hot story. Under the guise of conducting interviews with prominent passengers, his real assignment is to investigate rumors...
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The War of the Worlds Murder (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
Orson Welles is the bombastic wonder boy of radio and stage. But is he also a murderer? Walter Gibson—creator of pulp superhero the Shadow—travels to New York City to collaborate on a script with Welles, star of the radio show The Mercury Theatre on the Air . The young Welles is a charming but difficult taskmaster who relishes...
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The Pearl Harbor Murders (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
Edgar Rice Burroughs created the wildly popular Tarzan of the Apes and John Carter of Mars , but the exploits of his heroes cannot rival the writer’s own explosive adventure, sparked by the tragic murder of an exotic young beauty on a moon-swept Honolulu beach. The killing is written off as the tragic result of a lovers’...
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The Titanic Murders (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
When a passenger is found dead inside a locked cabin aboard the opulent Titanic , it’s a crime worthy of “the Thinking Machine,” the popular fictional investigator who solves mysteries using formidable logic. So who better to crack this real-life case than author Jacques Futrelle, the man behind America’s favorite detective?...
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The London Blitz Murders (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
By day, she’s Mrs. Mallowan, hospital pharmacist. By night, she’s Agatha Christie, queen of crime. Doing her part for the war effort, Agatha dispenses medicine in shell-shocked London. But the world’s most renowned mystery writer is troubled. Compared to the horrors of World War II, her detective novels seem trivial and quaint....
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The Hindenburg Murders (Disaster Series)
by Max Allan Collins
How the Hindenburg went from luxury airship to gargantuan fireball wasn’t the only mystery surrounding the zeppelin’s fatal flight. First came the murder. When a passenger vanishes during the Hindenburg ’s trans-Atlantic voyage from Frankfurt to New Jersey, mystery writer Leslie Charteris is asked to use his knowledge of the...
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No One Will Hear You
by Max Allan Collins, Matthew Clemens
"Cutting-Edge Action And Suspense." —David Morrell The first video arrives by email. An unidentifed man. A naked woman. Her scream caught in a freeze-frame. The producers of TV's Crime Seen! can't believe what they're witnessing--an all-out sadist "auditioning" for a starring role in reality television. And if he doesn't get it...
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What Doesn’t Kill Her
by Max Allan Collins
Jordan Rivera was an ordinary kid with an ordinary family. Until a vicious killer took it all away from her, sparing her and leaving her broken. The murders destroyed something inside her and she spent ten long, silent years in an institution. Catching a glimpse of a news report about another ordinary family slain, Jordan breaks her...
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The First Quarry (Hard Case Crime Book 48)
by Max Allan Collins
BIG MAN ON CAMPUS Crime fiction readers know Quarry, the ruthless killer-for-hire, from Max Allan Collins’ acclaimed novels – most recently  THE LAST QUARRY , which told the story of the assassin’s final assignment (and was the basis for the feature film  The Last Lullaby ). But where did Quarry's story start?  For first time...
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True Detective (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
In the mob-choked Chicago of 1932, private detective Nathan Heller may be willing to risk his life to earn a Depression dollar, but he never sacrifices his slicing wit. That’s why mystery fans and critics alike rank the historical thriller True Detective at the top of their lists —and why the book swept up a Shamus Award for best...
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Majic Man (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Chicago P.I. Nate Heller heads to D.C. to protect Secretary of Defense James Forrestal from a murder threat...but is the statesman’s worst enemy his own mental illness? The surprising, UFO-tinged truth is in Roswell, New Mexico.
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Target Lancer (Nathan Heller Novels Book 16)
by Max Allan Collins
Long before November 22, 1963, Nathan Heller, "P.I. to the Stars," knows that a conspiracy is in the works. Several years earlier, Heller had been involved with the Kennedys, the Mob, and the CIA in the early stages of a plan to assassinate Fidel Castro. Shortly after, Heller's Mafia contact is murdered. After being interrogated by...
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Stolen Away (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
When an incarcerated Al Capone claims he can help find the Lindbergh baby, detective Nate Heller is sent to the scene as a Chicago liaison, never dreaming that the fate of accused kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann would one day be in his hands.
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Ask Not (Nathan Heller Novels Book 18)
by Max Allan Collins
Chicago, September 1964. Beatlemania sweeps the nation, the Vietnam War looms, and the Warren Commission prepares to blame a "lone-nut" assassin for the killing of President John F. Kennedy. But as the post-Camelot era begins, a suspicious outbreak of suicides, accidental deaths, and outright murders decimates assassination witnesses....
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Kill Your Darlings (A Mallory Mystery)
by Max Allan Collins
Roscoe Kane is one of the last—and, in Mallory’s opinion, best—of the old-school mystery writers. Back in the day, he turned out crime thrillers filled with babes, bullets, and tough-guy banter. But today Kane is filled with bitterness over the nosedive his career took after he sued a publisher. For Mallory, who learned his craft...
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Nice Weekend for a Murder (A Mallory Mystery)
by Max Allan Collins
A mountaintop mansion. A motley collection of guests. A murder. This weekend has all the makings of a classic, cozy mystery story. And a story is all it’s supposed to be—acted out by noted authors and eager fans at the atmospheric Mohonk Mountain House resort in upstate New York. Along with a gaggle of his peers, Mallory’s been...
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Flying Blind (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
For Chicago P.I. Nate Heller, guarding Amelia Earhart against death threats has its side benefits. But when Amelia goes missing in the South Pacific, Heller mounts a one-man search that will lead to success, heartbreak…and revenge.
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Scratch Fever
by Max Allan Collins
Return of a femme fatale. Beautiful, homicidal Julie has one lethal solution for every problem. And now Nolan and his sometime sidekick Jon have gotten on Julie's "problem" list. If a pair of out-of-town hitmen can't do the job, Julie will do it herself. Said the Cleveland Plain Dealer: "For fans of the hardboiled crime novel...this is...
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Angel in Black (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Honeymooning in LA, private detective Nate Heller is a suspect in the LAPD’s Black Dahlia murder investigation and must rely on old friend Eliot Ness to help solve the crime before it’s too late.
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Neon Mirage (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
When Nate Heller clears Bugsy Siegel of murder, the Chicago P.I. and brash, handsome gangster become unlikely friends...and rivals in love. Bugsy invents modern Vegas, but receives bullets as his reward and Heller becomes his avenger.
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You Can't Stop Me
by Max Allan Collins
"NO ONE CAN TWIST THROUGH A MAZE WITH THE INTENSITY AND SUSPENSE OF MAX ALLAN COLLINS." --Clive Cussler Smalltown sheriff J.C. Harrow made headlines when he apprehended a would-be presidential assassin--only to come home that night and find his wife and son brutally murdered. This tragic twist of fate launched his career as the host of...
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Damned in Paradise (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
On leave from the Chicago police department, Nate Heller goes to Hawaii to help family friend Clarence Darrow by investigating the rape and murder of a bride only to uncover a morass of bigotry, lies, and revenge.
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Carnal Hours (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
When the richest man in the Bahamas is murdered by fire, Chicago P.I. Nate Heller races to clear the dead man’s playboy son-in-law—despite stray bullets, Nazi spies, and carnal distractions.
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Two for the Money (Hard Case Crime Book 5)
by Max Allan Collins
AFTER 16 YEARS ON THE RUN,  WOULD NOLAN BURY THE HATCHET WITH THE MOB… OR WOULD THEY BURY HIM FIRST? They don’t come tougher than Nolan – but even a hardened professional thief can’t fight off the entire Chicago mafia.  So when an old friend offers to broker a truce, Nolan accepts the terms.  All he has to do is pull off one...
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The Baby Blue Rip-Off (A Mallory Mystery)
by Max Allan Collins
Vietnam vet Mallory has been everywhere and done everything—from hippie life to construction work, from covering a reporter’s beat to walking a cop’s—before finally returning to small-town Iowa to try his hand at writing. In between crafting whodunits, he does his part for the community by ferrying hot meals to little old...
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Triple Play: A Nathan Heller Casebook (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Since his introduction in 1983’s True Detective , Chicago-based private eye Nathan Heller has handily earned his spot alongside American crime-fiction greats Phillip Marlowe, Archie Goodwin, and Mike Hammer. Now the classic gumshoe is back in this collection of three novellas, all based on real cases of the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s....
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Bye Bye, Baby (Nathan Heller Novels Book 15)
by Max Allan Collins
It's 1962, and Twentieth Century Fox is threatening to fire Marilyn Monroe. The blond goddess hires Nate Heller, private eye to the stars, to tap her phone so she will have a record of their calls in case they take her to court. When Heller starts listening, he uncovers far more than nasty conversations. The CIA, the FBI, the...
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The Wrong Quarry
by Max Allan Collins
A HIT. AND A MISS.   Quarry doesn't kill just anybody these days. He restricts himself to targeting other hitmen, availing his marked-for-death clients of two services: eliminating the killers sent after them, and finding out who hired them…and then removing that problem as well.    So far he's rid of the world of nobody who would...
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Fly Paper
by Max Allan Collins
Max Allan Collins's professional heist man Nolan takes on a treacherous backwoods family. Classic hard-boiled Collins, back in print with a new Introduction by the author.
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Double Dealer (CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION)
by Max Allan Collins
Meet the little known and even less understood heroes of police work in Las Vegas -- the forensic investigators. Led by veteran Gil Grissom, the remarkable team assigned to the Criminalistics Bureau's graveyard shift -- including Catherine Willows, Warrick Brown, Nick Stokes, and Sara Sidle -- must combine cutting-edge scientific methods...
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Quarry in the Middle (Hard Case Crime Book 61)
by Max Allan Collins
FIRST…THERE WAS  THE LAST QUARRY . THEN…THERE WAS  THE FIRST QUARRY.   NOW…LOOK WHO’S CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE. The enigmatic hitman Quarry -- star of seven celebrated novels and an award-winning feature film ( The Last Lullaby ) -- is back in this violent, steamy tale of warring crime families. When two Godfathers set out to...
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Mourn the Living
by Max Allan Collins
The original novel in Max Allan Collins's series about professional thief Nolan. The death of a friend's daughter leads Nolan to a small Illinois college town where the mob has murderous rivals in the drug trade. Says The Big Book of Noir: "There's nobody better at the American crime novel than Max Allan Collins."
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Quarry's Ex
by Max Allan Collins
BECAUSE HOMICIDE  BEGINS AT HOME  Even the enigmatic hit man called Quarry had to start somewhere. And for him that was the day he returned stateside from Nam to find his young wife cheating. He'd killed plenty overseas, so killing her lover was no big deal. And when he was recruited to use his skills as a contract killer, that...
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Seduction of the Innocent (Hard Case Crime Book 110)
by Max Allan Collins
It's 1954, and a rabble-rousing social critic has declared war on comic books - especially the scary, gory, bloody sort published by the bad boys of the industry, EF Comics. But on the way to a Senate hearing on whether these depraved publications should be banned, the would-be censor meets a violent end of his own - leaving his...
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Bombshell
by Max Allan Collins
In an attempt to soothe growing Cold War tensions between America and Russia, Premier Nikita Khrushchev visits the US to see all that his “enemy” has to offer. Top of his to-do list? A trip to Disneyland and an introduction to sexual icon Marilyn Monroe. Thanks to the impossible security requirements, Disneyland is out of the...
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Road to Perdition (New Edition) (Vertigo Crime Book 1)
by MAX ALLAN COLLINS
Michael O'Sullivan is a deeply religious family man who works as the chief enforcer for an Irish mob family. But after O'Sullivan's eldest son witnesses one of his father's hits, the godfather orders the death of his entire family. Barely surviving an encounter that takes his wife and youngest son, O'Sullivan and his only remaining child...
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No Cure for Death (A Mallory Mystery)
by Max Allan Collins
What kind of drama could happen in a small-town Iowa bus station? If you’re a guy like Mallory, it’s the kind that involves sidestepping trouble between a pretty, frightened blonde and a pretty frightening, two-fisted, one-eyed goon. With the help of a handy Pepsi bottle, Mallory saves the lady from the menacing lout, shares a...
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Hush Money
by Max Allan Collins
Someone is targeting crooked businessmen for death, and the Chicago Family turns to Nolan for help. Max Allan Collins's hard-boiled Nolan crime novels, steeped in Vietnam-era cynicism, are back in print with new Introductions by the author.
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Spree
by Max Allan Collins
The taut, final crime novel in Max Allan Collins's Nolan series. Both Nolan and his friend Jon have retired from the dangerous game of robbery. But a backwoods hoodlum named Cole Comfort kidnaps Nolan's girlfriend and demands he pull one final, huge job. Fast, sexy, brutal. "Max Collins is a damned fine writer!" (The Armchair Detective)
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Hard Cash
by Max Allan Collins
Heist-man Nolan is enjoying his retirement from crime, running his own restaurant, when the president of a bank he robbed two years ago shows up with a blackmail demand. All Nolan has to do is rob the bank again--and play patsy to a sexy girl friend's murder scheme. Says the Atlanta Journal Constitution: "Collins has a gift for creating...
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The X-Files: I Want to Believe
by Max Allan Collins
In the bitter heart of a brutal winter, women are inexplicably vanishing in rural Virginia. The only clues to the bizarre disappearances are grotesque remains— human remains—that are turning up in snow banks along the highway. And a disgraced priest has begun to experience strange and disturbing visions possibly connected with a...
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Midnight Haul
by Max Allan Collins
When Crane, a graduate journalism student, hears that his fiancée has committed suicide, he’s immediately suspicious and launches into an investigation of her death. The tiny New Jersey town she lived in has seen a rash of suicides lately, with the unlikely coincidence that everyone who has died worked for Kemco, the chemical factory...
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The Pink Panther
by Max Allan Collins
Oui, the mystery of the missing Pink Panther Diamond is as good as solved! Only one question remains: Who stole the Pink Panther Diamond? A famous coach is murdered in a crowded stadium. His most-prized possession—a ring set with the stunning Pink Panther Diamond—has vanished in the melee. The French government needs a master...
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BUTCHER'S DOZEN (Eliot Ness Book 2)
by Max Allan Collins
THE UNTOUCHABLES HADNT PREPARED NESS FOR THIS After slamming the door on Capone, Eliot Ness and the Untouchables became legend. Now that's in the past, and Ness travels solo through Depression-ravaged America to clean up a battered town called Cleveland...a city in the firm grasp of fear. A rampaging madman has been on the loose for two...
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A Shroud for Aquarius (A Mallory Mystery)
by Max Allan Collins
The sixties are dead…and so is Ginnie Mullens. She was many things—free spirit, flower child, entrepreneur, gambler—but first and foremost she was mystery writer Mallory’s friend and confidant since childhood. So Mallory understands when Sheriff Brennan drags him out of bed in the dead of night and leads him to the last place he...
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Dark Angel: Before the Dawn
by Max Allan Collins
Never-before-told tales of action and adventure revealing the early days of Dark Angel! Los Angeles, 2019. Large sections of Tinseltown are in Richter-scale ruins in the aftermath of the Pulse and a devastating earthquake. Surviving among a ragtag pack of street kids, agile as a cat, and an expert thief, Max steals from the rich...
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Heat Wave (CSI: Miami Book 2)
by Max Allan Collins
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
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THE DARK CITY (Eliot Ness Book 1)
by Max Allan Collins
THE UNTOUCHABLES WAS ONLY THE BEGINNING In 1929, Eliot Ness put away Alfonse "Scarface"Capone and became the biggest living legend this side of law and order. Now it's 1935. With the Untouchables and Prohibition behind him and the Great Depression falling darkly across the nation, Ness arrives in Cleveland to straighten out a crooked...
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Return to Perdition (Vertigo Crime Book 5)
by MAX ALLAN COLLINS
A new chapter in the saga of the O’Sullivan crime family from the acclaimed movie Road To Perdition. The time is America in the early 1970s and our third generation hero, Michael Satariano, Jr. is a Vietnam vet recently returned to the States. He doesn’t know that his father’s real name was Michael O’Sullivan, and is unaware of...
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BULLET PROOF (Eliot Ness Book 3)
by Max Allan Collins
THEY COULDN’T BUY NESS OR BREAK HIM… SO THEY TRIED TO KILL HIM. Cleveland’s a solid union town, but organized crime has put the squeeze on labor with an extortion ring that doesn’t stop at murder. Everyone’s on the take—everyone except Eliot Ness, who sets a brilliant trap for the big boys. Ness is no stranger to this...
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Binding Ties (CSI Book 6)
by Max Allan Collins
Ten years ago, Las Vegas was terrorized by "CAST" -- a vicious serial killer responsible for nearly half a dozen brutal murders, and who tested the mettle of the LVPD's new Captain, Jim Brass. After a two-year spree, CASt suddenly disappeared and has not been heard from...until now. Gil Grissom and his CSI team are called in to...
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My Lolita Complex (A Short Story)
by Max Allan Collins
When his beloved sister dies under mysterious circumstances, a true-crime writer is understandably suspicious. His step-niece, Kelly, shares her own suspicions—and a hot tub—with her “Uncle Joe.” A man with a weakness for pretty young girls, Joe comforts himself with the fact that the nubile Kelly is legally of age and only...
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Mickey Spillane on Screen: A Complete Study of the Television and Film Adaptations
by Max Allan Collins
In the mid-20th century, Mickey Spillane was the sensation of not just mystery fiction but publishing itself. The level of sex and violence in his Mike Hammer thrillers (starting with I, The Jury in 1947) broke down long-held taboos and engendered a near hysterical critical backlash. Nonetheless, Spillane's influence has been...
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CSI: Bad Rap (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (IDW))
by Max Allan Collins
A duel between retro-punk rappers from the white-hot music scene in Las Vegas ends with one of them murdered. The problem for Gil Grissom and his team of crime scene investigators isn’t a lack of suspects, it’s too many—each with his or her own reason to want Busta Kapp dead. But when the suspects start becoming murder victims...
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American Gangster
by Steve Zaillian
The novelization of the major motion picture from Universal Pictures about Frank Lucas, drug czar of Harlem. The film stars Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe, and is directed by Ridley Scott. For decades the Mafia controlled the flow of heroin onto the streets of Harlem. Frank Lucas changed all that. Born in rural North Carolina, he...
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Florida Getaway (CSI: Miami Book 1)
by Max Allan Collins
Lieutenant Horatio Caine leads a crack team of forensic scientists who investigate crimes amid the tropical surroundings and cultural crossroads of Miami. Together, they collect and analyze the evidence to expose the truth and to bring justice to those who often cannot speak for themselves: the victims. FLORIDA GETAWAY Thomas Lessor...
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Supreme Justice (Reeder and Rogers Thriller)
by Max Allan Collins
After taking a bullet for his commander-in-chief, Secret Service agent Joseph Reeder is a hero. But his outspoken criticism of the president he saved—who had stacked the Supreme Court with hard-right justices to overturn Roe v. Wade, amp up the Patriot Act, and shred the First Amendment—put Reeder at odds with the Service’s...
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Deadly Beloved (Hard Case Crime Book 38)
by Max Allan Collins
TILL DEATH DO US PART Marcy Addwatter killed her husband – there’s no question about that. Shot him dead in the motel room where he was trysting with a blonde hooker. Shot the hooker, too.   But where the cops might see an open-and-shut case, private eye Michael Tree – Ms.  Michael Tree – sees a conspiracy. For Ms. Tree...
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CSI: Serial: 1 (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (IDW))
by Max Allan Collins
When a young couple discovers a female body with multiple stab wounds and a turn-of-the-century clue lying in blood, the Las Vegas Criminalistics unit is called in to help catch the perpetrator. Meanwhile, Stokes and Sidle are called to the site of another Jane Doe discarded in a dumpster – could there be a connection? Find out in the...
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Snake Eyes (CSI Book 8)
by Max Allan Collins
Luck is on the side of most during the incident at the Four Kings Casino and Hotel, when the simmering tension between two rival biker gangs suddenly boils over into all-out violence -- miraculously, there are only two fatalities despite the hundreds of rounds fired on the casino floor. Called to an out-of-control crime scene -- located...
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Dark Angel: Skin Game
by Max Allan Collins
The saga of Dark Angel continues! Someone is killing normal humans in the fog-enshrouded city of Seattle. The murders are brutal and grisly, but inside Terminal City they barely cause a ripple of concern. The transgenics who live there have problems of their own. In an area under siege by the oppressive arm of the police, the...
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Quarry
by Max Allan Collins
The assignment was simple: stake out the man's home and kill him. Easy work for a professional like Quarry. But when things go horribly wrong, Quarry finds himself with a new mission: learn who hired him, and make the bastard pay. NOW A CINEMAX TELEVISION SERIES! The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of  Road to...
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Fate of the Union (Reeder and Rogers Thriller)
by Max Allan Collins
When a retired colleague dies of an apparent suicide, ex–Secret Service agent Joe Reeder knows there must be far more to the story. Why did the man leave a desperate message for Reeder moments before dying? And what could possibly make such a seasoned veteran fear for his life? FBI Special Agent Patti Rogers has a mystery of her own...
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True Crime (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Chicago P.I. Nate Heller finds himself on dusty back roads with a supposedly dead John Dillinger and the rest of Ma Barker’s boys as he tries to foil their bold, audacious plan to kidnap J. Edgar Hoover.
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Dark Angel: After the Dark
by Max Allan Collins
Secrets and betrayals, as the saga of Dark Angel continues! In a chaotic world where the lines between good and evil often blur, and violent anarchy and brutal repression become commonplace, secrets can be deadly. So when Max discovers a shattering truth that Logan has kept concealed from her for years, the betrayal threatens the...
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Better Dead: A Nathan Heller Thriller
by Max Allan Collins
Better Dead: The latest Nathan Heller Thriller from Max Allan Collins! It's the early 1950's. Joe McCarthy is campaigning to rid America of the Red Menace. Nate Heller is doing legwork for the senator, though the Chicago detective is disheartened by McCarthy's witch-hunting tactics. He's made friends with a young staffer, Bobby...
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A Killing in Comics (Dover Mystery Classics)
by Max Allan Collins
In Manhattan of 1948, a famous former striptease artist named Maggie Starr runs her late husband's newspaper syndicate, distributing the superhero comic Wonder Guy. But when the cartoon's publisher winds up dead, Maggie hunts for the killer among a cast of cartoonists, wives and mistresses, and minions of a different sort of syndicate...
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Der Mafiamann (German Edition)
by Max Allan Collins
Im Jahr 1932, als sich die Stadt Chicago im Würgegriff der Mafia befindet, setzt der Privatdetektiv Nathan Heller bereitwillig sein Leben aufs Spiel, um sich inmitten der Wirtschaftskrise ein paar Groschen zu verdienen. Der Chicagoer Bürgermeister Cermak ist darauf aus, den angekratzten Ruf der Stadt für die Weltausstellung...
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Sin City (CSI Book 2)
by Max Allan Collins
Meet the little known and even less understood heroes of police work in Las Vegas -- the forensic investigators. Led by veteran Gil Grissom, the remarkable team assigned to the Criminalistics Bureau's graveyard shift -- including Catherine Willows, Warrick Brown, Nick Stokes, and Sara Sidle -- must combine cutting-edge scientiÞc methods...
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Killing Game (CSI Book 7)
by Max Allan Collins
The machinations of a new supervisor may have altered Gil Grissom's team of skillful CSIs, as Catherine Willows, Nick Stokes, and Warrick Brown are reassigned from the graveyard shift to the swing shift. That doesn't mean, however, that their paths will never cross. During the course of their separate investigations, the teams must unite...
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Early Crimes
by Max Allan Collins
For fans of the popular author of Road to Perdition, here is an opportunity to see a young writer developing his themes and techniques. Two short stories from the late 1960s reveal the strong influences of Jim Thompson and James M. Cain on Max Allan Collins's hard-boiled career. And a previously unpublished caper novel, Shoot the Moon...
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Body of Evidence: Csi#4 T
by Max Allan Collins
Early one quiet Monday morning, in an empty executive office, assistant Janice Denard begins to prepare for another ordinary day - but instead discovers evidence of horrific crimes, shocking photographs left abandoned in a printer. Now, with the help of the LVPD's computer forensics experts, the CSI team must track through hardware and...
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The Million-Dollar Wound (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Chicago P.I. Nate Heller returns home from duty in Guadalcanal a decorated, damaged, and dangerous hero—and drops directly from one war into another: the gangland coup to topple Frank Nitti as he tries to strong-arm the Hollywood unions.
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MURDER BY THE NUMBERS (Eliot Ness Book 4)
by Max Allan Collins
The legendary real-life lawman Eliot Ness is deservedly famous through the TV series and film The Untouchables, as the scourge of criminals in 1930s Chicago. Less well-known are his exploits in Cleveland, where he continued his crime-busting career. In Murder by the Numbers Max Allan Collins has combined fact and fiction to capture the...
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Cold Burn (CSI Book 3)
by Max Allan Collins
Remote. Peaceful. Picturesque. That's how the Mumford Mountain Hotel bills itself in its brochure, and it lives up to its billing -- most of the time. But this year, the hotel is hosting a prestigious conference for the study of forensic science, and the organizers have extended CSI head Gil Grissom an invitation he can't refuse. Joined...
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Chicago Confidential (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Caught between the Kefauver Organized Crime investigation and his reluctant ties to the mafia, Chicago P.I. Nate Heller keeps his head down—until an honest cop and a lovely drug addict are murdered, and he decides it’s time for some rough justice.
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Grave Matters (CSI Book 5)
by Max Allan Collins
Rebecca Bennett, the estranged stepdaughter of a well-to-do Las Vegas businessman, is hounding the Las Vegas Police Department to reopen the investigation into her mother Rita's death -- alleging that, despite appearances to the contrary, Rebecca's greedy stepfather actually played a hand in Rita Bennett's untimely end. But no one is...
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Mommy's Day
by Max Allan Collins
THE PUBLIC IS OUTRAGED, the media frenzied, but Mommy only wants to regain the love of her precious daughter. And heaven help those who stand in her way... NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING author
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Blood and Thunder (Nathan Heller Novels Book 7)
by Max Allan Collins
Private detective Nate Heller finds himself in the dangerous swamp of Louisiana’s mob-infested political machine when former governor-turned-presidential candidate Huey Long is assassinated.
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Mommy
by Max Allan Collins
This 89 minute feature film is a DVD starring Patty McCorm ack, Jason Miller, Mickey Spillane, Majel Barrett, Brinke S tevens, and Rachel Lemieux.
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Chicago Lightning: The Collected Nathan Heller Short Stories (Nathan Heller Novels)
by Max Allan Collins
Tough, cynical, and clever, Nathan Heller has been called "the perfect private eye", the best investigator that Chicago (where 'lightning' means gunfire) has to offer. In this engaging collection of thirteen stories, Heller encounters gangsters and petty crooks, noble doctors and quacks, loving wives and wanton women, and even the...
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Quarry's Choice
by Max Allan Collins
Quarry is a pro in the murder business. When the man he works for becomes a target himself, Quarry is sent South to remove a traitor in the ranks. But in this wide-open city – with sin everywhere, and betrayal around every corner – Quarry must make the most dangerous choice of his deadly career: who to kill?
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The Last Quarry (Hard Case Crime Book 23)
by Max Allan Collins
QUARRY'S BACK – FOR HIS TOUGHEST JOB EVER. The ruthless professional killer known as Quarry long ago disappeared into a well-earned retirement.  But now a media magnate has lured the restless hitman into tackling one last lucrative assignment.  The target is an unlikely one: Why, Quarry wonders, would anyone want a beautiful young...
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Quarry in the Black
by Max Allan Collins
WHERE DOES A HIT MAN DRAW THE LINE?   With a controversial presidential election just weeks away, Quarry is hired to carry out a rare political assignment: kill the Reverend Raymond Wesley Lloyd, a passionate Civil Rights crusader and campaigner for the underdog candidate. But when a hate group out of Ferguson, Missouri, turns out to be...
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Quarry's Cut (Hard Case Crime)
by Max Allan Collins
It’s normal to see bodies on the set of an adult film. But when they’re dead bodies – and the cast and crew discover they’re trapped in a house with a serial killer – Quarry’s got his work cut out for him. NOW A CINEMAX TELEVISION SERIES! The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of  Road to Perdition , and...
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Quarry's Vote (Hard Case Crime)
by Max Allan Collins
ASK NOT WHO YOU CAN KILL FOR YOUR COUNTRY Now retired and happily married, Quarry turns down a million-dollar contract to assassinate a presidential candidate. It’s not the sort of assignment you can just walk away from without consequences—but coming after Quarry has consequences, too.
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Quarry's List (Quarry - Hard Case Crime)
by Max Allan Collins
SOMETIMES INFORMATION CAN BE THE MOST DANGEROUS WEAPON When the man he worked for abruptly exits the business, Quarry finds himself in the crosshairs as a rival tries to take over. But what does Quarry have that the new man wants? And how did the beautiful blonde in the swimming pool become a target? NOW A CINEMAX TELEVISION SERIES!...
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Road to Perdition: On the Road (New Edition) (Vertigo Crime Book 2)
by MAX ALLAN COLLINS
These thrilling tales are set during the six-month period in which Michael O’Sullivan and his son were on the run. In Oaisis, Michael Jr. contracts a life-threatening illness, forcing him to hide out in an oasis of tranquility. The story continues in Sanctuary, as the O’Sullivans seek a hiding place from the vicious bounty hunters on...
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Road to Purgatory (The Perdition Saga Book 2)
by Max Allan Collins
From Max Allan Collins, 2017 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Honoree for a Lifetime of Excellence in Mystery Writing comes the brilliant sequel to "Road to Perdition," his masterpiece of crime fiction that became both a literary and cinematic classic. Twenty-two year-old Michael O’Sullivan returns from the second World War...
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Road to Perdition: The New, Expanded Novel (The Perdition Saga Book 1)
by Max Allan Collins
From Max Allan Collins, 2017 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Honoree for a Lifetime of Excellence in Mystery Writing.... First there was Collins' legendary graphic novel…then came the Academy Award winning movie and his bestselling screenplay novelization. Now Collins presents an epic new novel, combining and expanding upon...
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Executive Order (Reeder and Rogers Thriller)
by Max Allan Collins
A riveting novel by MWA Grand Master Award winner Max Allan Collins. In Eastern Europe four CIA agents are dead—geopolitical pawns caught in border dispute cross fire. Why were they there? Who sent them? Not even the President knows. Back in Washington, the Secretary of the Interior dies from an apparent allergic shock. As details...
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Quarry's Climax
by Max Allan Collins
From the award-winning author of ROAD TO PERDITION, the new QUARRY novel continues the deadly story of the assassin who stars in the acclaimed Cinemax original series Memphis, 1975. “Raunchy” doesn’t begin to describe Max Climer’s magazine, Climax , or his all-hours strip club, or his planned video empire. And evangelists...
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Mike Hammer - Murder Never Knocks
by Max Allan Collins
A failed attempt on his life by a contract killer gets Mike Hammer riled up. But it also lands him an unlikely job: security detail for a Hollywood producer having a party to honor his beautiful fiancée, a rising Broadway star. But it’s no walk in the park, as Hammer finds violence following him and his beautiful P.I. partner...
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The Big Showdown (A Caleb York Western)
by Max Allan Collins
They killed the new sheriff. Now they’ll have to deal with Caleb York... Times are changing. Caleb York is saddling up to try his hand as a Pinkerton man out California way. But before he can leave Trinidad, New Mexico, a peaceful morning erupts in a barrage of gunfire. When the dust settles, Caleb has gunned down two bad...
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The Legend of Caleb York (A Caleb York Western)
by Max Allan Collins
In the west legends are made one bullet at a time… Trinidad, New Mexico, is an oasis of civilization in an untamed desert ruled by outlaws, bank robbers and horse thieves. Sheriff Harry Gauge rules his town with an iron fist, a fast gun, and an unbridled thirst for power. George Cullen sweated blood to carve a ranch from the...
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Mike Hammer: King of the Weeds
by Max Allan Collins
"HE WAS THE KILLER AND I WAS THE TARGET.” It should be a mellow time for America’s toughest PI. He and Velda are planning their nuptials, and Captain of Homicide Pat Chambers is nearing retirement. Then an assassin’s bullet almost brings Mike down on his office doorstep. Could the attempted hit have anything to do with the...
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Quarry's Deal (Hard Case Crime)
by Max Allan Collins
Behind the doors of an illegal casino, will Quarry find Lady Luck or a lady killer? As part of his plan to target other hitmen, Quarry follows one from steamy Florida to the sober Midwest. But this killer isn’t a man at all – she’s a sloe-eyed beauty, as dangerous in bed as she is deadly on the job. Has Quarry finally met his...
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