Blue Christmas Title:Blue Christmas and Other Holiday Homicides
Release: October 2001 (Fivestar Edition); December 2, 2020 (Wolfpack Edition)
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Master storyteller Max Allan Collins tells crime stories for every holiday: Christmas, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving.

A Wreath for Marley adds intrigue to a traditional Christmas tale; Flowers for Bill O'Reilly infuses a Memorial Day setting with horror-movie madness; and in the Thanksgiving yarn A Bird for Becky, a sweet twelve-year-old girl turns out to be the reincarnation of a rubbed-out Chicago gangster.

Also included are the short stories Mommy, a Mother's Day tale that became the bases of a cult movie; Firecracker Kill, a Fourth of July serial-killer noir that pairs a cop and a mob enforcer as heroes; and His Father's Ghost, a Halloween-meets-Father's Day study of an adopted boy's search for the killer of the father he never met.

Alternate Covers

Blue Christmas, Fivestar Edition

Fivestar Press Edition
October 2001
ISBN: 0786235519


Publisher’s Website: Wolfpack Publishing

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