Road to Purgatory

Road to Purgatory by Max Allan Collins

From Max Allan Collins, 2017 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Honoree for a Lifetime of Excellence in Mystery Writing comes the brilliant sequel to Road to Perdition, his masterpiece of crime fiction that became both a literary and cinematic classic.

Twenty-two year-old Michael O’Sullivan returns from the second World War with a medal of honor, a glass eye, and the violent skills necessary to avenge his family, who were gunned down by the Chicago mob when he was a child. O’Sullivan becomes mobster Frank Nitti’s trusted chauffer…and an undercover operative for federal agent Eliot Ness…but even as he seeks revenge, he finds himself being seduced by the criminal underworld that he loathes.


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Road to Paradise

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Road to Purgatory

Road to Purgatory

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.

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Reviews For Road to Purgatory

Road to Purgatory 5.0

PURGATORY succeeds in putting us inside the head of an honorable man descending into a hell of his own creation

Entertainment Weekly

Road to Purgatory 5.0

An explosive, action-packed blockbuster, destined to rank right up there with "The Godfather" series when all is said and done

Detroit Free Press

Road to Purgatory 5.0

Smooth and imaginative

Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Road to Purgatory 5.0

No one can twist through a maze with the intensity and suspense of Max Allan Collins

Clive Cussler

Road to Purgatory 5.0

Nobody writes about war era crime in Chicago as well as Collins... A delight for fans...and newcomers.

Chicago Sun Times