Max Allan Collins Books

Max Allan Collins (born 1948) Max Allan Collins earned the title of “Renaissance Man” for the lucky opportunity to “embrace the immense” within the detective genre. In the 70s and 80s, Collins began work on three series of thrillers: about the gangster Quarry, about the robber Nolan and the writer Mallory. In parallel with writing novels, Max began to create detective comics. From 1977 to 1993, he wrote Dick Tracy comic strip scripts; together with artist Terry Beauty created a new character – Mrs. Three; made several series of comics about Batman, Johnny Dynamite; together with Mickey Spillane released several collections of comics about Mike Danger. In 1983, the writer began work on a series of novels about private detective Nathan Geller. In the 90s, Max Collins took up the highly lucrative novelization of bestselling films. He is the author of transcriptions of such films as “Maverick”, “Waterworld”, “Saving Private Ryan” and many others. Max Allan Collins is also the author of many short stories; screenwriter for film and television; consultant in Hollywood; director of several films based on his works; author of critical works; the author of articles, reviews and introductions to various collections; the author of detective guides (The History of Mystery); biographer of detective writer Jim Thompson; the author of novels about the writers Jacques Fatrell and Leslie Charteris; the author of a number of special projects of playing cards with criminal plots. But even this seemingly impossible load was not enough for Max Collins. He has co-authored a number of short stories and novels by his wife Barbara Collins and is also the vocalist and keyboardist for the rock bands Seduction of the innocent and Crusin. (based on materials from the site “Detective. Declaration of love” – ​​

Butcher`s dozen

Blood and Thunder

The Hindenburg Murders

Damned in Paradise

Quarry`s deal

Flying Blind

Deadly Beloved

True Detective

Grave Matters

Murder by numbers

Chicago Lightning

The Lusitania Murders

Dark Angel - After the Dark

Quarry`s list

Stolen Away

Fly Paper

Double Dealer

Chicago Lightning

The War of the Worlds Murder

True Crime

Angel in black

Quarry`s ex

The dark city

Chicago Confidential

Quarry`s cut

Hard Cash

Dark Angel Before the Dawn

Body of Evidence

Stolen Away

The Baby Blue Rip-Off

Binding Ties

Neon Mirage

Target Lancer

No Cure for Death

Scratch Fever

Ask Not

The Titanic Murders

Skin Game

After the Dark


Quarry in the middle

Quarry`s vote

Majic Man

Fate of the Union

Dark Angel - Skin Game

Bye bye,baby

Carnal Hours

The London Blitz Murders

The Million-Dollar Wound

The Pearl Harbor Murders

Bones: Buried Deep

Before the Dawn

The First Quarry

The last Quarry

Sin City

Bullet proff

The Scorpion King

Cold Burn

Mourn The Living

Kill Your Darlings