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Executive Order

Executive Order


Max Allan Collins
Matthew V Clemens

ISBN: 9781477819432
Year of publication: 2017

Max Allan Collins Executive Order FOR ALAN TURKUS who elected to publish In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the peoples office. Grover Cleveland, twenty-second and twenty-fourth President of the United States of America. Served 18851889 and 18931897. The only president to be elected to two nonconsecutive terms. One From a hilltop in Azbekistan, through night-vision binoculars, Jake McMann looked down on the Kerch Strait Bridge, wondering if he was about to ...

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Nice Weekend for a Murder

Nice Weekend for a Murder


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780802756565
Year of publication: 1986

Max Allan Collins Nice Weekend for a Murder For Ed Gorman Best friend Mallory ever had Authors Note Mohonk Mountain House is, of course, a real place the Mohonk Mystery Weekend is a real event. But the mystery weekend in this book is a fictional one, as are the characters who take part in it game-players, celebrity suspects, hotel staff, and the rest. It is my intention to summon types as opposed to doing roman clef portraits of real people. Likewise, The Mystery Chronicler is a fictional ...

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No One Will Hear You

No One Will Hear You


Max Allan Collins
Matthew Clemens

ISBN: 9781410437648
Year of publication: 2011

Max Allan Collins and Matthew Clemens No One Will Hear You For Paul Bishop cop, writer, friend Love means never having to say youre sorry. ERIC SEGAL No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature. A.A. MILNE Naked, shivering but not cold, Crystal Haggerty huddled behind bushes. Sweat streamed through her long, blonde hair, and down her face, stinging her eyes. Her breath came in ragged gasps as she stared back through the darkness, toward the house. Nothing. ...

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The Legend of Caleb York

The Legend of Caleb York


Max Allan Collins
Mickey Spillane

ISBN: 9781617735943
Year of publication: 2015

Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins The Legend of Caleb York For Bill Crider best of the West Heroes never die. John Wayne isnt dead. You cant kill a hero. Mickey Spillane How the Legend of Caleb York Began An introductory note from the co-author Its been my honor and pleasure, over the past several years, to complete a number of suspense novels begun by Mickey Spillane, the most famous and popular American mystery novelist of the twentieth century. I began, as so many did, as Mickeys fan. ...

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Midnight Haul

Midnight Haul


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780881500776
Year of publication: 1986

Max Allan Collins Midnight Haul for Barb and Nate I know it dont thrill you, I hope it dont kill you: welcome to the working week. ELVIS COSTELLO Part One: Forewarning Chapter One Neighbors on either side heard the shots. They called the police, but Ray Turner, who was one-fourth of Greenwood, New Jerseys P.D., had heard the shots too and was running across the grade-school playground, barren in the moonlight, his gun drawn. It was just after midnight. Turner, tall, thin, twenty-six, was walking ...

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True Detective

True Detective


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780312820510
Year of publication: 1983

Max Allan Collins True Detective To Barb with love He felt like somebody had taken the lid off his life and let him look at the works. Dashiell Hammett 1 The Blind Pig December 19 December 22, 1932 Frank Nitti 1 I was off-duty at the time, sitting in a speak on South Clark Street drinking rum out of a coffee cup. When two guys in topcoats and snap-brim hats came in and walked over without crawling out of em, I started to reach for the automatic under my jacket. But as they neared the table, I ...

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Hard Cash

Hard Cash


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780523411637
Year of publication: 1982

Max Allan Collins Hard Cash 1 Breens first reaction, when he saw the gun, was to laugh. A nervous laugh, to be sure, but Breen had an ability to look at himself in a detached, ironic sort of way in stress situations, and the thought of him getting robbed tickled his perverse inner funnybone. He sat up, jarring the naked barmaid on top of him. He eased her off to one side. She was a cute, plump, German-looking girl with lots of yellow hair. Her lips were a blush-pink color. So were her nipples. ...

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Mourn The Living

Mourn The Living


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780786222117
Year of publication: 1999

Max Allan Collins Mourn the Living To the memory of Richard Yates who read this book and told me I was a writer Introduction This novel was written around 1967 or 68, and is in a sense the first book in the Nolan series. But the first Nolan novel to be published was Bait Money 1973 and, as of this writing, five more books about the character have appeared over the years most recently Spree 1987. While Nolan has been inactive since, readers frequently inquire about his future this novel, ...

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Fate of the Union

Fate of the Union


Max Allan Collins
Matthew V Clemens

ISBN: 9781503947405
Year of publication: 2015

Max Allan Collins Fate of the Union In memory of Rob Cimmarusti, who joined us on this journey One The cause of America is, in a great measure, the cause of all mankind. Thomas Paine Common Sense, 1776, American political activist at the time of the Revolutionary War. Chris Bryson knew he was in over his head. And not just out of his depth more like going down for the third time, still conscious but holding his breath, waiting for the darkness to come. Of course he was not in the water at all, ...

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Ask Not

Ask Not


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780765336262
Year of publication: 2013

Max Allan Collins Ask Not For Nate and Abby who will make their own history The promoters of the systemic evil involved in killing President Kennedy counted on our repression and denial of its reality. James W. Douglass, JFK and the Unspeakable That little Kennedy... he thought he was a god. Allen Dulles Well take out insurance by setting up some nut to take the fall for the job, just like they do in Sicily. Carlos Marcello One out of every four presidents has died in office. Lyndon Baines ...

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Skin Game

Skin Game


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780345451835
Year of publication: 2003

Max Allan Collins Skin Game For BJ Elsner Looney lady, angel of light MAC MVC Acknowledgments Once again, my frequent collaborator Matthew V. Clemens with whom Ive written numerous published short stories helped me here immeasurably. A knowledgeable Dark Angel fan, Matt coplotted this tale and created a detailed story treatment from which I could develop Skin Game. My editor Steve Saffel again provided consistently strong support, which included not just rounding up materials, but adding his ...

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Before the Dawn

Before the Dawn


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780345451828
Year of publication: 2002

Max Allan Collins Before the Dawn For Pam and Barb two dark angels... ... even the blonde one Its my life Its now or never. JON BON JOVI Its my life and Ill do what I want. ERIC BURDON Acknowledgments My frequent collaborator Matthew V. Clemens who also assists me on the CSI novels and with whom Ive written numerous published short stories helped me here immeasurably. A knowledgeable Dark Angel fan, Matt co-plotted this tale and created a detailed story treatment from which I could develop ...

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After the Dark

After the Dark


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780345451842
Year of publication: 2003

Max Allan Collins After the Dark For the Dark Angel fans, who keep the Freak Nation flag flying. MAC MVC Love sickness needs a love cure. Chinese proverb Love hurts. PHIL AND DON Acknowledgments Once again, my frequent collaborator Matthew V. Clemens with whom Ive written numerous published short stories helped me here immeasurably. A knowledgeable Dark Angel fan, Matt co-plotted this tale and created a detailed story treatment from which I could develop After the Dark, which completes the ...

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Fly Paper

Fly Paper


Max Allan Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1981

Max Allan Collins Fly Paper This is for Terry Beatty, who understands Jon. Sky piracy... involves the interests of every nation, the safety of every traveller, and the integrity of that structure of order on which a world community depends. R. M. Nixon Take me to Mexico. D. B. Cooper Prologue: Pre-Flight Check The suitcase itself was a bomb. It would be harmless enough going through baggage check, and no matter how roughly it was tossed into the cargo hold, it wouldnt explode: all the jostle in ...

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Scratch Fever

Scratch Fever


Max Allan Collins

ISBN: 9780523411644
Year of publication: 1982

Max Allan Collins Scratch Fever 1 1 JON, ON STAGE, sweating, singing, mouth against the wire mesh ball of the microphone, hands on the black keys of the keyboard, looked out across the underlit, crowded dance floor, smoke drifting like fog, and saw somebody who was supposed to be dead. He blinked the sweat away and looked again. She was gone. But he had seen her. Recognized her. He shouldnt have been able to her hair was different, still long, brushing her shoulders, but streaked blonde now, ...

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