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Author: Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins (born March 3, 1948) is an American mystery writer.

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Quarry's Cut - Hardcase Crime

Quarry's Cut
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781783298891
  • Release: 2016-02-09
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Hard Case Crime
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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.

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The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren’t made for taking orders – and when Quarry strikes off on his own, God help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter…


Quarry's Deal - Hard Case Crime

Quarry's Deal
  • Number: 9781783298877
  • Release: 2016-01-12
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Hard Case Crime
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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 match?

The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren’t made for taking orders – and when Quarry strikes off on his own, God help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter…


Quarry's List

Quarry's List
  • Number: 9781783298853
  • Release: 2015-12-08
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Hard Case Crime
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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?

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The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren't made for taking orders - and when Quarry strikes off on his own, god help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter...


Quarry

Quarry
  • Number: 9781783298839
  • Release: 2015-10-13
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Hard Case Crime
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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 Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren't made for taking orders - and when Quarry strikes off on his own, god help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter...


Supreme Justice

Supreme Justice
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781612185309
  • Release: 2014-06-17
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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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 apolitical nature, making him an outcast.

FBI agent Patti Rogers finds herself paired with the unpopular former agent on a task force investigating the killing of Supreme Court Justice Henry Venter. Reeder—nicknamed “Peep” for his unparalleled skills at reading body language—makes a startling discovery while reviewing a security tape: the shooting was premeditated, not a botched robbery. Even more chilling, the controversial Venter may not be the only justice targeted for death...

Is a mastermind mounting an unprecedented judicial coup aimed at replacing ultra-conservative justices with a new liberal majority? To crack the conspiracy and save the lives of not just the justices but also Reeder’s own family, rising star Rogers and legendary investigator Reeder must push their skills—and themselves—to the limit.


The Wrong Quarry

The Wrong Quarry
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781781162668
  • Release: 2014-01-07
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
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  • Publisher: Hard Case Crime
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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 be missed. But this time he finds himself zeroing in on the grieving family of a missing cheerleader. Does the hitman's hitman have the wrong quarry in his sights?


What Doesn't Kill Her

What Doesn't Kill Her
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00BI2FN56
  • Release: 2013-09-17
  • Author: Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
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  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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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 silence. Now she’s out, and she molds herself—body and mind—into an instrument of justice.

While a young detective pursues the case on his own, Jordan teams up with members of her Victims Support Group, people, like her, damaged by violent crime. They have their own stories of pain, heartache, and vengeance denied. With their help, Jordan will track down the killer before he can ravage any more lives. Her own life depends on it.


Complex 90 - Mike Hammer

Complex 90
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780857684660
  • Release: 2013-05-07
  • Authors: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Susp: Mystery
  • Publisher: Titan Books
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Hammer accompanies a conservative politician to Moscow on a fact-finding mission. Arrested and imprisoned by the KGB on a bogus charge; he quickly escapes, creating an international incident by getting into a fire fight with Russian agents.

On his stateside return, the government is none too happy with Hammer. Russia is insisting upon his return to stand charges, and various government agencies are following him. A question dogs our hero: why him? Why does Russia want him back, and why was he singled out to accompany the senator to Russia in the first place?