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    • Murder Never Knocks

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    Mike Hammer is a popular guy. At least with certain people. Several failed assassination attempts have got him riled, so apart from preventing the kidnapping of a famous New York socialite, he's hell-bent on figuring out who wants him dead...someone who's desperate for the kill of his life.

    Price: CDN$ 27.75

    • Bombshell

    • Written by: Barbara Allan, Barbara Collins, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
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    As escalating tensions threaten to turn the Cold War red hot, Russian premier Nikita Khrushchev embarks on a diplomatic tour of the US, requesting time with two American icons: Disneyland and Marilyn Monroe. The theme park poses too high a security risk, but Marilyn is more than happy to oblige. And as she puts America’s best face forward, Marilyn stumbles upon a sinister plot lurking behind the scenes. Certain parties would love to see both countries erupt in atomic war, and what better way to ensure Armageddon than by assassinating a high-ranking Russian official on American soil?

    Price: CDN$ 18.51

    • Regeneration

    • Written by: Barbara Allan, Max Allan Collins, Barbara Collins
    • Narrated by: Nancy Linari
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
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    Joyce Lackey’s career has spiraled out of control, landing her an early - and humiliating - retirement. Destitute and alone, Joyce grows increasingly suicidal, until she receives a mysterious offer from X-Gen Agency. The corporation claims it can return Joyce’s lost youth and vitality. The catch? She must fake her own death and start a new life, kicking back much of her new salary to X-Gen to pay off the cost of the procedure. Desperate for the slimmest hope, Joyce signs the contract and is thrilled when X-Gen fulfills its promise. Yet even as she embraces her new life, she learns X-Gen is concealing a murderous conspiracy....

    Price: CDN$ 18.51

    • Scarface and the Untouchable

    • Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
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    A Mystery Writers of America “Grand Master” - author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, longtime Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner - teams with an acclaimed rising young historian in this riveting, myth-shattering dual portrait of Al Capone, America’s most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the legendary Prohibition agent whose extraordinary investigative work crippled his organization.  

    Price: CDN$ 52.89

    • True Detective

    • Nathan Heller Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
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    When Mayor Cermak’s “Hoodlum Squad” brings Heller along on a raid with no instructions but to keep his mouth shut and his gun handy, he becomes an unwitting, unwilling part of a hit on Al Capone’s successor, Frank Nitti. As a result, Heller quits the force to become a private eye. His first job: head off a nation-shaking political assassination in Miami Beach. With the Chicago World’s Fair as a backdrop, Heller encounters a ragtag array of crooks and clients, including Al Capone, George Raft, “Dutch” Reagan, and FDR himself.

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Murderers' Row: Original Baseball Mysteries, Volume 1

    • Written by: Lawrence Block, Max Allan Collins, Michael Connelly, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman, Jim Grey, Elliot Gould, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
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    Seven original baseball short stories in the mystery and murder genres, written by an all-star lineup of writers, each of whom understand the game's lore and tactical nuances as well as its deep roots in American life. Compiled by Otto Penzler, the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and regarded as the world's foremost authority on crime, mystery and suspense fiction.

    Price: CDN$ 18.76

    • It's in the Book

    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    A new bibliomystery with a decidedly hardboiled tone from two of the masters of the genre. Mysterious Bookshop Exclusive short story.

    Price: CDN$ 3.96

    • Complex 90

    • Mike Hammer, Book 18
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
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    When private investigator Mike Hammer accompanies a conservative politician to Moscow on a fact-finding mission, he is arrested and imprisoned by the KGB on a bogus charge. He quickly escapes, creating an international incident by getting into a firefight with Russian agents. On his stateside return, the government is none too happy with Hammer. Russia is insisting upon his extradition, 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?

    Price: CDN$ 27.42

    • Lady, Go Die!

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
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    Private investigator Mike Hammer and the beautiful Velda go on vacation to a small beach town on Long Island after wrapping up the Williams case from I, the Jury. Walking along the boardwalk, they witness a brutal beating at the hands of some vicious local cops - and Hammer wades in to defend the victim.

    Price: CDN$ 23.12

    • Kiss Her Goodbye

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
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    Mike Hammer has been away from New York too long. Recuperating in Florida after the mob shoot-out that nearly claimed his life, he learns that an old mentor on the New York police force has committed suicide. Hammer returns for the funeral—and because he knows that Inspector Doolan would never have killed himself. But Manhattan in the seventies no longer feels like home. Hammer’s longtime partner, Velda, disappeared after he broke it off for her own safety, and his office is shut down.

    Price: CDN$ 27.42

    • Stolen Away

    • A Novel of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 58 mins
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    March 1932. After the recently incarcerated Al Capone offers to negotiate the return of the kidnapped son of Charles Lindbergh, Nathan Heller of the Chicago P.D. is sent to Hopewell, New Jersey, as a police liaison. As a part of Lindbergh’s inner circle, Heller investigates crooks, cranks, socialites, and psychics in a frustrating, fruitless attempt to solve the case. Max Allan Collins makes the crime that captivated a nation the focal point of yet another fascinating and thoroughly spellbinding foray into his world of historical crime fiction.

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Quarry

    • A Quarry Novel, Book 1
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
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    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?

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • King of the Weeds

    • Mike Hammer, Book 19
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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    A killer Mike Hammer's old friend Captain Pat Chambers had put away many years ago is suddenly freed on new, seemingly indisputable evidence, and Hammer wonders if this outwardly placid, very odd old man might somehow be engineering cop killings that all seem to be either accidental or by natural causes. At the same time, Hammer and Velda are dealing with the fallout - some of it mob, some of it federal government - over the $89billion cache the detective is (rightly) suspected of finding not long ago.

    Price: CDN$ 32.89

    • Kill Me, Darling

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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    The course of true love never did run smooth for PI Mike Hammer. His secretary and partner, Velda, has walked out on him without explanation, and Mike is just surfacing from a four-month bender. But then an old cop turns up murdered - a cop who once worked with Velda on the NYPD Vice Squad. What's more, Mike's pal, Captain Pat Chambers, has discovered that Velda is in Florida, now the moll of gangster and drug runner Nolly Quinn.

    Price: CDN$ 27.75

    • Quarry's List

    • A Quarry Novel
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
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    Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two gunmen sent by an old associate. Someone wants Quarry off the scene - for keeps. This early crime novel by the author of The Road to Perdition shows once again that nobody is harder-boiled than Quarry. With a new afterword by the author.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Fangoria's Dreadtime Stories, Volume One (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Steve Nubie, Max Allan Collins, Dennis Etchison, and others
    • Narrated by: Malcolm McDowell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
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    "A Fungus Among Us" by Steve Nubie: A mysterious fungus is causing people to act like zombies before their heads explode and spore - like snakes ooze out of their brains! "Wolf" by Max Allan Collins: A modern-day werewolf whose appetite for beautiful young women vacationing at a lodge retreat has guests and workers panic-stricken. "The Late Shift" by Dennis Etchison: A company takes flesh-peddling to a whole new level. Plus three more original short stories, fully dramatized to thrill and chill you.

    Price: CDN$ 12.00

    • Last Stage to Hell Junction

    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
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    On a lively night at the Victory saloon in Trinidad, New Mexico, Sheriff Caleb York interrupts his poker game to settle a minor dust-up that raises the stakes into major trouble. The wounded miscreant he ushers to the hoosegow spills the secret behind the mysterious disappearance of a certain stage coach. Bound for Denver, the stage carried three important passengers - beautiful ranch owner Willa Cullen, lovely temptress Rita Filley, and wealthy banker Raymond L. Parker. But all are gone, with only the corpses of fellow passengers as bullet-ridden clues.

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Murder, My Love

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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    Mike Hammer is summoned to a meeting with Jamie Winters, a US senator from New York, and Jamie's lovely, very smart wife, Nicole, considered by many to be the power behind the throne. Winters is being blackmailed, and Hammer is given a list of suspects who may be behind the threats to the senator's career. But when the suspects begin to drop like flies, Hammer realizes there is more to this case than just a salacious tape. 

    Price: CDN$ 17.06

    • Girl Most Likely

    • Krista Larson, Book 1
    • Written by: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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    In a small Midwest town, twenty-eight-year-old Krista Larson has made her mark as the youngest female police chief in the country. She’s learned from the best: her father, Keith, a decorated former detective. But as accustomed as they are to the relative quiet of their idyllic tourist town, things quickly turn with Krista’s ten-year high school reunion. With the out-of-towners holed up in a lakefront lodge, it doesn’t take long to stir up old grudges and resentments. Now a successful TV host, Astrid Lund, voted the “Girl Most Likely to Succeed” is back in town

    Price: CDN$ 18.79

    • Killing Town

    • Mike Hammer
    • Written by: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
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    Mike Hammer steals a ride on a train upstate to Killington. But he is welcomed by a nasty surprise: he is accused by police of raping and murdering a young woman near the freight yards. Roughed up by the cops and facing a murder charge, Hammer's future looks bleak. Only a beautiful blonde, Melba Charles - daughter of powerful Senator Charles - might possibly save him...if he pays the price. From a brittle, brown manuscript, the first Mike Hammer novel - begun by Mickey Spillane in the mid-40s and completed 70 years later by Max Allan Collins - is a gift to mystery fans on the noir master's 100th birthday.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

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