The Original QUARRY Novel by Max Allan Collins

quarrycoverWith a Cinemax television series this season, Max Allan Collins iconic hitman Quarry returns to the pop-culture forefront.  Journey back to the origins and first pulp adventure as Titan Books re-publishes the first Quarry novel from 1975.

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A Mike Hammer Novel – King of the Weeds

kingofweedsI enjoy reading Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins crime/pulp fiction books.  Just like Dirty Harry, shoot first and ask questions later, that’s the Mike Hammer way.

In “King of the Weeds,” Mike Hammer and long-time partner Velda Sterling look to ride off into the sunset with marriage and retirement, but an decades old murder case looks stir things up with his old buddies Captain Pat Chambers and Army pal Marcus Dooley.

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The Wrong Quarry

quarryOver the weekend, I was excited to get my hands the new Quarry book “The Wrong Quarry” by author Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition).  His long-running series is about a former US Marine sniper Quarry (no need to know his real name) turned professional hitman.  Quarry offers clients that are marked-for-death a unique service, dependent on the fee paid, he gets rid of the hit team after the clients and investigates who hired the hit.

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Mickey Spillane’s Mike Hammer is back in Complex 90

complex 90P.I. Mike Hammer is back with some unfinished business.  This hugely popular character has sold millions of books over the years and was created by acclaimed mystery author Mickey Spillane.  When Mickey passed away in 2006, he still had a couple of Mike Hammer manuscripts that weren’t finished or published, and Spillane’s frequent collaborator Max Allan Collins known for his award winning graphic novel Road to Perdition, added the finishing touches to this Mike Hammer adventure.

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