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The latest collaboration of the late Mickey Spillane and the still living (whew!) Max Allan Collins,  King of the Weeds, the "penultimate" Mike Hammer novel,  is out now. 

 

"Death of a Citizen" by Donald Hamilton

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The UK-based Titan Books began reissuing Donald Hamilton's Matt Helm novels from 1960-93 about a year ago.

 

"Solo" by William Boyd

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SOLO-007.pngAs  with Jeffrey Deaver's Carte Blanche a few years back, the Ian Fleming estate has commissioned another writer -this time, William Boyd- to produce a new James Bond 007 novel.  Solo (click here to reserve a copy from us) is the result.


 

"Ask Not" by Max Allan Collins

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ASKNOT.pngPrivate eye Nate Heller is back in Max Allan Collins' latest thriller, Ask Not, the immediate sequel to his two previous thrillers Bye Bye, Baby and Target Lancer (both reviewed by me here and here.)

 

"Target Lancer" by Max Allan Collins

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TARGETLANCER.pngJust in time (though it was published last year) to mark the anniversary of one of this country's worst tragedies  is Max Allan Collins' latest historical mystery novel, Target Lancer.  (Click here to reserve our copy.) 

 

"Live and Let Die" (1973)

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Live&LetDieMoviePoster.pngIt was forty years ago this week that Roger Moore made his debut as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in the eighth "official" installment of the film series, Live and Let Die (1973). 

 

"Complex 90" by Mickey Spillane & Max Allan Collins

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Complex90.pngRuthless tough guy private eye Mike Hammer returns in a cold war thriller set around 1964-65 in Complex 90, the latest Mickey Spillane thriller completed by Max Allan Collins. 

 

Further Thoughts On "Skyfall"

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SkyfallAmazon.pngSPOILER ALERTIf you haven't yet watched Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007, then don't read the following until you do.  Lots of stuff  mentioned here will reveal some major plot twists and reading this post may spoil the viewing of the film for you.  You've been warned!

 

 

 

 

"Skyfall" (2012)

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SkyfallDVD.pngAfter being absent from the movie screens for four years, Daniel Craig returns as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007 in 2012's Skyfall, the 23rd official installment of the long running (FIFTY YEARS!) series.  (Click here to reserve one of our copies.)

 

"Bye Bye, Baby" by Max Allan Collins

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ByeByeBaby.pngIt's been years since I've read one of Max Allan Collins' Nate Heller mysteries. So it's nice to see Heller back in the 2011 novel Bye Bye, Baby, which has him involved with Marilyn Monroe, the Kennedys, Jimmy Hoffa and all sorts of other characters, real and fictional, in the fateful summer of 1962.

 

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