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A native of rural east Mississippi, Phillip Thompson served in combat as a Marine, covered capital murder cases as a journalist, and wrote speeches for top military leaders in the Pentagon. He has worked as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Mississippi and Virginia, and his journalistic work has been featured in newspapers across the Deep South and the East Coast.
The Preacher gambles for an atomic bomb...and the fate of Las Vegas hangs in the balance.
When a young man buys a car wash in LA's Koreatown, he gets a young Korean wife he's never met as part of the bargain and plunges into a centuries old blood feud.
The brilliant sequel to Road to Perdition, Max Allan Collins’ masterpiece of crime fiction that became both a literary and cinematic classic. Michael O'Sullivan returns from WWII and infiltrates the mob to avenge his family from within.
An aging, professional thief who chases one last, big score into the eye of a Florida hurricane.
From Margaret Moseley, the Edgar Award-nominated author of the bestselling Bonita Faye, comes a wickedly funny, delightfully unusual mystery novel featuring a very unlikely detective.
We’re delighted to announce that The Mystery Writers of America has named Max Allan Collins a Grandmaster — the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing. The award honors his important contributions to the genre as well as for a stellar body of work that is, as they put it, “both significant and of consistent high quality.” We couldn’t agree more!
I get e-mails and comments from some readers bemoaning that the show isn’t like the books, and in some cases I have been criticized for essentially selling out, letting a bunch of Hollywood punks run roughshod over my creation. Well, first of all, if somebody wants to give me money to make a movie or TV show out of my stuff, and the price is right, they can star a sock monkey and set the show on Venus for all I care. As James M. Cain said (slightly paraphrasing here), “Hollywood hasn’t done anything to my books – they’re right here on the shelf.”
I love Milicent LeSueur. I spent several happy months with her exploring boundaries, being surprised by her twists and turns, and wondering “where in the world” that thought or scene came from to the point where I began to worry about myself.
We’re delighted to share Publishers Weekly’s glowing review for our new edition of Margaret Moseley’s MILICENT LE SUEUR, which we’re publishing on November 1st.
The new, expanded edition of Max Allan Collins’ ROAD TO PERDITION won a coveted STARRED REVIEW from Publishers Weekly today and we’re so excited that we have to share the good news…and, of course, the review!
Fall has officially arrived, and it’s going to be filled with excitement here at Brash Books! From sneak peeks to cheap thrills to a big, brash end-of-summer bash, read on for all the latest news.
Two years ago today, bestselling authors Lee Goldberg and Joel Goldman launched Brash Books with thirty titles, most of them acclaimed, award-winning books that had fallen out of print…and that we brought back in new print and digital editions.
The DreamWorks licensing department put me through hell, making me cut anything – including dialogue! – that wasn’t directly from the script. They could not have cared less that I was the creator of this story and its characters. Even after they had accepted my 40,000-word debasement of my original novel, they kept cutting…