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    • 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 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    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.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great deal of detail

    • By Joe Hanna on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $42.20

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

    • By: Steve Nubie, Max Allan Collins, Dennis Etchison, and others
    • Narrated by: Malcolm McDowell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 121

    "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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific! If you like horror, you want these!

    • By Jeremy R. Snyder on 05-18-14

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Ask Not

    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    New York Times best-selling author Max Allan Collins has won multiple Shamus Awards for his detective novels featuring Nathan Heller. The third book in his JFK trilogy, Ask Not finds Heller investigating a bizarre string of deaths among the witnesses to JFK’s assassination—and tracing blame to LBJ’s right-hand man.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Rev. Kate on 12-14-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Fate of the Union

    • By: Max Allan Collins, Matthew V. Clemens
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    When a retired colleague dies of an apparent suicide, ex - Secret Service agent Joe Reeder knows there must be far more to the story. Why did the man leave a desperate message for Reeder moments before dying? And what could possibly make such a seasoned veteran fear for his life? FBI Special Agent Patti Rogers has a mystery of her own to solve: she's leading a task force investigating a brutal series of similar but seemingly unconnected murders across the DC area.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great series and narration..

    • By Trish R. on 08-16-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • 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 841
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 749
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 744

    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.

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

    • By Kristi R. on 01-24-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • 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 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    In Eastern Europe four CIA agents are dead - geopolitical pawns caught in border dispute cross fire. Why were they there? Who sent them? Not even the President knows. Back in Washington, the Secretary of the Interior dies from an apparent allergic shock. As details emerge, so do suspicions that she was murdered. Investigating their respective cases, ex - Secret Service agent Joe Reeder and FBI Special Situations Task Force leader Patti Rogers recognize a dangerous conspiracy is in play.

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

    • By Tracy T on 09-25-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Big Showdown

    • A Caleb York Western
    • By: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Caleb York has made up his mind and packed his bags. He'll be on the next stage, bound for San Diego and a new life as a Pinkerton man. But before Caleb can say a proper good-bye to his sweetheart, Willa, a peaceful morning erupts into blazing gunfire. Someone has to bring law and order to the wild little town of Trinidad, even as a band of outlaw brothers rides the vengeance trail and a new cattle baron sets his sights on more land...and on Willa, too. Looks like Caleb will be staying on for a while.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I hope Caleb York lives on

    • By Neil Sarver on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Quarry in the Middle

    • The Quarry Series, Book 8
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    First there was The Last Quarry, then there was The First Quarry - now look who's caught in the middle.

    The enigmatic hit man Quarry - star of seven celebrated novels and an award-winning feature film (The Last Lullaby) - is back in this violent, steamy tale of warring crime families. When two godfathers set out to bump each other off, guess who winds up with both contracts….

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Nice Weekend for a Murder

    • A Mallory Novel, Book 5
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Everybody has someone they’d secretly like to kill. For Mallory and his fellow professional mystery authors, that someone is caustic book critic Kirk Rath. And while that’s no secret, it’s certainly a surprise when a busload of writers takes part in a mountain resort’s Murder Mystery Weekend - and discovers their archenemy has been cast in the plum part of the victim. What’s more surprising is how well Kirk Rath plays dead - until Mallory discovers the most hated man on Mohonk Mountain isn’t playing.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good mystery of interest to writers and fans

    • By ZUrlocker on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $13.99

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

    • By: Max Allan Collins, M.J. Elliott, Barry Richert, and others
    • Narrated by: Malcolm McDowell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    From Fangoria, America's number-one source for horror, an AudioGO exclusive with six uncut episodes available for the first time! Fangoria's Dreadtime Stories with host and narrator Malcolm McDowell are fully-dramatized radio dramas to thrill you and chill you!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • DON'T BE SHEEPEPLE

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-18-16

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Supreme Justice

    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 345
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 348

    FBI agent Patti Rogers finds herself paired with the unpopular former agent on a task force investigating the killing of Supreme Court Justice Henry Venter. Reeder - nicknamed "Peep" for his unparalleled skills at reading body language - makes a startling discovery while reviewing a security tape: the shooting was premeditated, not a botched robbery. Even more chilling, the controversial Venter may not be the only justice targeted for death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Future World?

    • By Me & My Girls on 07-20-14

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Quarry

    • A Quarry Novel, Book 1
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kipiniak
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    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?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The great Max Allan Collins

    • By Bradley P. Valentine on 09-25-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • True Crime

    • Nathan Heller Series, Book 2
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    1934 Chicago dazzles with fast action and calculating, cold-blooded meanness as private detective Nate Heller combs Chicago’s North Side looking for John Dillinger. But things take a turn for the strange when self-aggrandizing G-Man Melvin Purvis shoots down a Dillinger double in front of the Biograph Theater. Full of muscle and oozing Chicago’s tough-guy persona to the hilt, Max Allan Collins’ Nate Heller is the ultimate private investigator.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fiction and historical fiction, a great read.

    • By MidwestGeek on 04-07-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The First Quarry

    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Crime fiction readers know Quarry - the ruthless killer for hire from Max Allan Collins' acclaimed novels - but where did Quarry's story start? For first time ever, the best-selling author of Road to Perdition takes us back to the beginning, revealing the never-before-told story of Quarry's first job: infiltrating a college campus and eliminating a professor whose affair with one of his beautiful young students is the least of his sins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was entertaining to hear Quarry's first job.

    • By Matt on 01-01-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Stolen Away

    • A Novel of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By Lemons40 on 05-18-12

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Kill Me, Darling

    • A Mike Hammer Novel
    • By: Mickey Spillane, Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Stacy Keach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mike Hammer is alive and well

    • By RDP on 05-05-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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

    Nathan Heller is Chicago’s most celebrated private detective, hobnobbing with Hugh Hefner, getting written up in Life magazine, enjoying the fruits of a long career that began in a one-room office and now is a coast-to-coast agency. When he does a small favor for a friend - who handles PR for the Teamsters - Heller runs into an old West Side mob crony, a small-time hustler named Jack Ruby. And when that friend is found dead, warning signals start to flash. Suddenly Jimmy Hoffa wants to talk to Nate...and so does Hoffa’s arch enemy, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.

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

    • By Bull on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Hindenburg Murders

    • Disaster Series, Book 2
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    Leslie Charteris had no way of knowing that the Hindenburg was hurtling toward catastrophe. But like his crime-fighting character, the Saint, Charteris has an eye for trouble. First the famous mystery writer suspects the German airship has received a bomb threat. Then he discovers a passenger has mysteriously disappeared. Convinced the man was pushed overboard, Charteris conducts a covert investigation. But the vanished man turns out to be an undercover Nazi agent....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great historical mystery

    • By ZUrlocker on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Titanic Murders

    • Disaster Series, Book 1
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Three days into the maiden voyage that would end in disaster, a passenger is found dead inside a locked cabin - the victim of a murder. Jacques Futrelle, author of the popular "Thinking Machine" mysteries, is asked to use his knowledge of criminology to conduct a quiet investigation. Adding to the delicate nature of the inquiry is a suspect list that reads like a Who's Who of high society - and every single one of them has a motive for murder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First in a great Max Allan Collins series

    • By ZUrlocker on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The London Blitz Murders

    • Disaster Series, Book 5
    • By: Max Allan Collins
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    A murderer is on a rampage, stalking women on the Blitz-ravaged streets of London. Looking for adult material for her next book, legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie persuades her friend forensics expert Sir Bernard Spilsbury to take her to the murder scenes. When the investigation into the serial killings leads to a theater staging one of her works, the creator of Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple puts her sleuthing skills to a real-life test. But will Agatha’s pursuit of the murderer make her the killer’s next target? A harrowing historical thriller, The London Blitz Murders is a worthy homage to the world-renowned maven of mystery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great historical fiction mystery

    • By ZUrlocker on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $13.99

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