The assignment was simple: stake out the man's home and kill him. Easy work for a professional like Quarry. But when things go horribly wrong, Quarry finds himself with a new mission: learn who hired him, and make the bastard pay.
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The longest-running series from Max Allan Collins, author of Road to Perdition, and the first ever to feature a hitman as the main character, the Quarry novels tell the story of a paid assassin with a rebellious streak and an unlikely taste for justice. Once a Marine sniper, Quarry found a new home stateside with a group of contract killers. But some men aren't made for taking orders - and when Quarry strikes off on his own, god help the man on the other side of his nine-millimeter...
About the Author
Max Allan Collins is the author of Road to Perdition, the acclaimed graphic novel that inspired the movie, and of the multiple-award-winning Nathan Heller series of historical hardboiled mysteries, Max Allan Collins is one of most prolific and popular authors working in the field today. He is also the literary executor of Mickey Spillane.
"Collins makes us root for Quarry, or he draws us so completely into Quarry’s world that rooting for anybody becomes beside the poin." - Booklist
"It’s got old school action and a fast paced energy that makes it hard to even think about putting the book down." - Geek Hard
"Pick up “Quarry” by Max Allan Collins if you want a quick, squirmy read, sure to entertain you as well as any classic pulp shoot-em-up." - Noir Whale
"The Quarry series is fast-paced, sexy, violent and entertaining." - BookReporter
"Pulpishly brutal and clever, Quarry makes for an addictive introduction to one of crime fiction’s most enduring and engaging hard-boiled sociopaths. Long may this amoral son-of-a-bitch run . . ." - BlogCritics