The First Quarry Title: The First Quarry
Release: September 2008 (paperback)
ISBN: 978-0-8439-5965-9 (paperback)
Publisher: Hard Case Crime


Crime fiction readers know Quarry, the ruthless killer-for-hire, from Max Allan Collins' acclaimed novels—most recently THE LAST QUARRY, which told the story of the assassin's final assignment (and was the basis for the feature film The Last Lullaby).

But where did Quarry's story start? For the first time ever, the best-selling author of ROAD TO PERDITION takes us back to the beginning, revealing the never-before-told story of Quarry's first job: infiltrating a college town and eliminating a professor whose affair with one of his beautiful, young students is the least of his sins...


Best in Fiction 2008: Bookgasm

Review on Helium: "[Quarry] is a classic anti-hero, and his adventures are riveting."

Fresh Fiction's Fresh Pick for October 12, 2009

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