The Max (Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos Series #3)
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The Max (Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos Series #3)

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by Ken Bruen, Jason Starr
     
 

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FROM THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS OF BUST AND SLIDE \

\ When last we saw Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos, Max was being arrested by the NYPD for drug trafficking and Angela was fleeing the country in the wake of a brutal murder. Now both are headed for eye-opening encounters with the law —Max in the cell blocks of Attica, Angela in a quaint little

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FROM THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHORS OF BUST AND SLIDE \

\ When last we saw Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos, Max was being arrested by the NYPD for drug trafficking and Angela was fleeing the country in the wake of a brutal murder. Now both are headed for eye-opening encounters with the law —Max in the cell blocks of Attica, Angela in a quaint little prison on the Greek island of Lesbos... \

\ First publication ever! \

\ Booklist on THE MAX: "A pleasure of the guiltiest kind, like No Country for Old Men as directed by Mel Brooks." \

\ Two of the hottest authors in crime fiction today, Bruen and Starr have been nominated for or won almost every award in the field: the Edgar, the Shamus, the Barry, the Anthony, the Macavity, and more \

\ BUST and SLIDE both received rave reviews from Entertainment Weekly and other major publications \

\ Acclaim for the work of Bruen and Starr... \

\ "Two of the century’s best thriller writers have joined forces to bring a postmodern twist to the black heart of noir fiction." \

\ —The Rocky Mountain News \


\ "You want to read a good, mean book? Grab this new paperback thriller." \

\ —Entertainment Weekly \


\ "Vulgar, demented, violent, twisted, amoral, and hilarious... some of the funniest dialogue this side of Elmore Leonard." \

\ —Otto Penzler, The New York Sun

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780843959666
Publisher:
Dorchester Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2008
Series:
Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos Series , #3
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Ken Bruen was nominated for nearly every major award in the mystery field (and won the Shamus Award) for his book The Guards, the first in his series about Jack Taylor and his first book to be published in the United States. In addition to his work as a novelist, Bruen has a Ph.D. in metaphysics and spent 25 years as a teacher in Africa, Japan, Southeast Asia, and South America.

The author of the first original novel ever published in the prestigious Vintage/Black Lizard line (Hard Feelings), Jason Starr has won raves for his work from publications ranging from The New York Times to Entertainment Weekly, which compared him to Jim Thompson and James M. Cain. In 2004, he received the Barry Award for his novel Tough Luck, and in 2005 he won the Anthony Award for Twisted City. He also writes comics for Marvel and DC, as well as original graphic novels. He lives in New York City.

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