Killing Quarry (Paperback)
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The hitman hero of the acclaimed series Quarry on Cinemax returns with an all-new assignment. By Quarry's creator, the award-wining author of Road to Perdition!
Quarry, star of 13 previous novels, a comic book and the acclaimed Cinemax TV series, returns in an all-new assignment that takes the hitman's hitman into uncharted territory, when he finds out that for the first time someone has taken out a hit on him. And is the mysterious killer assigned to hit the hitman someone from Quarry's past? Maybe even a past lover...?
About the Author
Max Allan Collins is the author of Road to Perdition, the acclaimed graphic novel that inspired the movie, and of the multiple-award-winning Nathan Heller series of historical hardboiled mysteries. Max Allan Collins is one of most prolific and popular authors working in the field today. He is also the literary executor of Mickey Spillane.
"Rousing period pulp for those who miss the '80s or the glory days of men's magazines a generation earlier." - Kirkus Reviews
"The seventies backdrop, complete with cavorting and bloodletting at a former Playboy resort, only adds to the time-capsule ambience of this pulpy pleasure trip." - Booklist
"Irresistible...Newcomers and established fans alike will be happily drawn into Quarry’s cold-blooded criminal world." - Publishers Weekly
"Vintage Collins, hard-hitting, heavy on the action, and utterly unsentimental." Mystery Scene
“got sex and violence and a taut suspenseful mystery at its core; if you like the other Quarry books you’ll like this one” - Atomic Junkshop
"KILLING QUARRY is a very worthy addition to the series, answering many questions and leaving just enough unanswered to whet our appetite for the next adventure. Let’s hope that next installment appears soon." —Bookgasm
"Raw violence and emotion mixed with strong characters that bleed hard and die fast. Quite a few people die fast, in fact. And that’s just the way we like it." -GeekHardShow
"There are plenty of twists, turns and double- and triple-crosses as we head toward an explosive conclusion... At just under 200 pages, this instant classic has something for everybody." - BookReporter
“an excellent first introduction to Quarry, and the callbacks are sure to be appreciated by longtime readers as well” - Green Man Review
“Great fun, a solid retro fix, and true throwback to those action-packed, guns and sex pulp novels of the 1970s” - Borg.com
"A great addition to Hard Case Crime’s list... it’s really fun, fast-paced crime fiction” - Criminal Element