World War II is raging. Newly promoted Lt. Peter Maxwell is assigned to a munitions ship with a crew of mostly inexperienced African-American sailors commanded by a racist Captain. The ship is a floating powderkeg that could ignite at any instant as the embattled crew faces typhoons, kamikaze pilots, mutiny and murder. It’s an incredible adventure, inspired by true events, from the boundless imagination of Max Allan Collins, the Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster who gave us the Road to Perdition saga.
This is a revised edition of book previously published as Red Sky in Morning under the pseudonym “Patrick Culhane.”
All three books in Mystery Writer of America Grandmaster Max Allan Collins' legendary Perdition saga, the basis for the Academy Award winning movie.
A high-seas adventure on an ammo ship facing racism, mutiny, typhoons, kamikaze pilots and murder during World War II.
Legendary lawman Wyatt Earp straps on his six-shooter to battle a new breed of bad man in a new land -- rising gangster Al Capone and his machine-gun toting killers on the streets of New York City.
Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Max Allan Collins brings his acclaimed and unforgettable Perdition saga to a breathtaking conclusion. It's 1973, and Michael is on the road with his 16-yedar-old daughter, his life-long struggle for redemption at odds with his thirst for revenge.
A gripping, fast-paced tale…a hell of a story.
An infectiously readable adventure.
A major novel rich with drama, humor, history and real poignancy