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Murder Never Knocks

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — As the creator of the iconic PI Mike Hammer, hardboiled author Mickey Spillane needs no introduction. Nor should Max Allan Collins. The latter’s original series about Quarry, the hit-man who targets other hitmen, is about to become…
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No turkeys this week...

On the Radar — Well, we say there are no turkeys this week, but at first glance there is one on the cover of TM Causey’s The Saints of the Lost and Found. But a closer look reveals it’s an angelic jacket, and the book has an excellent title….
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Kill Me, Darling

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — As Mickey Spillane’s literary executor, Max Allan Collins has been doing a great job finding and completing manuscripts by the late author. In fact, this is the fourth such book we’ve reviewed, following on from Lady, Go Die!,…
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King of the Weeds

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — Once again, Max Allan Collins reprises his role as literary executor and with King of the Weeds he has completed another of Mickey Spillane’s unfinished manuscripts. Whereas the last two books produced in this fashion –…
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A Darker Shade

Edited and translated by John-Henri Holmberg — When you open A Darker Shade in the expectation of some suspenseful, Nordic noir short stories, don’t make the mistake that I almost did and skip the 20-page introduction to this anthology. What I wrongly assumed to be…
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The PI Case Files - Part 1

Ah, the private investigator – staple reading for crime fiction lovers. Typically they’d have an office with the name of their agency emblazoned across the door. And inside, a desk to rest their feet on, with whiskey and a .45 in the drawer. In the…
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Complex 90

Written by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins — Titan Books and Mickey Spillane’s literary executor Max Allan Collins are back, and they’ve completed and released another unfinished Mike Hammer novel from the archives. We reviewed Lady, Go Die! last year, gave it four stars,…
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