From the Back Cover:
"[Spillane has] arough-hewn charm that s as refreshing as it is rare." Entertainment WeeklyIn the midst of a Manhattan snowstorm, Hammer halts the violent robbery of a pair of college sweethearts who have stumbled onto a remarkable archaeological find in the Valley of Elah: the perfectly preserved femur of what may have been the biblical giant Goliath. Hammer postpones his marriage to his faithful girl Friday, Velda, to fight a foe deadlier than the mobsters and KGB agents of his past Islamic terrorists and Israeli extremists bent upon recovering the relic for their own agendas. A week before his death, Mickey Spillane entrusted his nearly finished manuscript and extensive notes to his frequent collaborator, Road to Perdition authorMax Allan Collins, to complete. The Goliath Bone marks the triumphant return of Spillane's beloved PI Mike Hammer after a twelve-year hiatus, in a timely thriller destined to be a hard-boiled classic."One of the all-time greats." Rocky Mountain News (Denver) MICKEY SPILLANE(1918 2006) sold hundreds of millions of books.He introduced Mike Hammer to readers in 1947 with I, the Jury and was named a British Crime Writers' Association Grand Master in 1995.
About the Author:
MAX ALLAN COLLINSis the author ofSaving Private Ryan and the bestselling graphic novel Road to Perdition, among other works. He lives in Muscatine, Iowa."
MICKEY SPILLANE was one of the most popular authors of all time, with millions of copies of his books in print worldwide. He introduced Mike Hammer to readers in 1947 with I, the Jury. He was named CWA Grand Master in 1995.
MAX ALLAN COLLINS has earned fifteen Shamus nominations from Private Eye Writers of America, winning for his Nathan Heller novels, True Detective and Stolen Away. His graphic novel Road to Perdition was the basis of the AcademyŽ Award-winning film. His comics credits include ''Dick Tracy'', and his tie-in CSI books were listed on the USA Today bestseller list nine times and the New York Times list twice.
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