Thorndike Press

Better Dead

  • Max Allan Collins
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  • ISBN-10: 1410492443
  • ISBN-13: 9781410492449
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 554 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released September 2016

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Selected from a mix of all the popular mystery subgenres — classic whodunits‚ hard-boiled‚ cozies‚ police procedurals‚ true crime‚ adventure/suspense — featuring many of the highly acclaimed and unique mystery titles popular with today’s readers.



A Nathan Heller Thriller

It’s the early 1950’s. Chicago detective Nate Heller is doing legwork for Joe McCarthy, though he’s disheartened by the senator’s witch-hunting anti-communist tactics. When Dashiell Hammett comes to him representing a group of showbiz and literary leftists trying to save Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Heller decides to take on the case.


Customer Reviews

“Bravado writing on every single page. Max Allan Collins not only created a new sub-genre he is its undisputed master.”

— Ed Gorman