Max Allan Collins
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Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins is a New York Times bestselling author of original mysteries, a Shamus award winner and an experienced author of movie adaptions and tie-in novels. His graphic novel ROAD TO PERDITION was made into a major motion picture by Tom Hanks's production company, Playtone.

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Best Sellers

    • Scarface and the Untouchable

    • Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago
    • By: Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    A Mystery Writers of America “Grand Master” 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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thorough

    • By VC on 10-03-18

    Regular price: $42.20

    • True Detective

    • Nathan Heller Series, Book 1
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 847
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 754
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 749

    In the mob-choked Chicago of 1932, private detective Nathan Heller may be willing to risk his life to earn a Depression dollar, but he never sacrifices his sardonic wit....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good historical private eye series ala Hammett

    • By Kristi R. on 01-24-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Triple Play

    • A Nathan Heller Casebook
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Since he first appeared on the literary scene in True Detective, hardboiled Chicago PI Nathan Heller has tackled some of the toughest cases the Windy City has to offer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great as always. Max and Nate are a winning combo.

    • By James on 07-02-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Target Lancer

    • Nathan Heller, Book 16
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Rigorously researched, fleshing out a little-known but vital piece of the JFK assassination puzzle, Target Lancer is charged with the electric suspense of real events, and is far more truth than fiction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Nate Heller Yet

    • By Bull on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Chicago Lightning

    • The Collected Nathan Heller Short Stories
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Tough, cynical, and clever, Nathan Heller has been called “the perfect private eye”, the best investigator that Chicago (where "lightning" means gunfire) has to offer.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Nice collection of short stories

    • By Zulu on 05-13-14

    Regular price: $29.99

    • A Good Head on His Shoulders (Dreadtime Stories)

    • From Fangoria, America's #1 Source for Horror!
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Malcolm McDowell
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The hideous decapitation murders of seven college professors, courtesy of a maniac dubbed The Mangler, has to do with the Mob....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun short read

    • By Twainy on 06-27-15

    Regular price: $1.74

    • Executive Order

    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    In Eastern Europe four CIA agents are dead - geopolitical pawns caught in border dispute cross fire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book and Series. Excellent Narration!

    • By Tracy T on 09-25-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Million-Dollar Wound

    • Nathan Heller, Book 3
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    In 1942, Chicago P.I. Nate Heller and his childhood pal, boxer Barney Ross, join the Marines and see bloody action together at Guadalcanal....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great character but not a great plot.

    • By MidwestGeek on 10-16-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Goliath Bone

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • By: Mickey Spillane, Max Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The best-selling American mystery writer of all time brings back his world-famous P.I. Mike Hammer for his biggest and most dangerous case yet....

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Quarry's List

    • A Quarry Novel
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Killer-for-hire Quarry is trying to lie low when he gets a midnight visit from two gunmen sent by an old associate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • QUARRY'S LIST #2 IN SERIES

    • By oceanshaman on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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