Quarry’s Cut by Max Allan Collins is book four of the Hardcase Crime series. In 1977 it was printed as The Slasher. There was a whole decade before the fifth novel came out. These books are a series, but are also stand alone novels. This book contains adult content. It has a porn director in the story and a lot of it takes place on a porn movie set with very explicit murder scenes. Just as you think you have the story figured out, you turn the page to find something you never even thought of in the plot. I'm not a real fan of hard case crimes, but Quarry’s Cut was an entertaining read. This book is not for the faint of heart.
Quarry, a former hit man, now wants payment for getting rid of some Assassins before they get a chance to do their deeds. Quarry isn't a good man and he is very dangerous. Somehow as the story evolves, the author gets the reader to actually like Quarry. The reader becomes afraid Quarry will be killed.
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…