A beautiful reporter. A secret ritual in a graveyard. A disembodied hand on the side of the road. Mike Hammer returns in one of the most shocking cases of his storied career.
Private Investigator Mike Hammer may be getting older, but he hasn’t lost his step. So when he spots a brutally destroyed corpse on the side of the road in upstate New York, unrecognizable as human except for the disembodied hand lying next to it, there’s no question of him not taking the case. Especially when Melodie Anderson, the stunning young reporter determined to investigate, goes missing. But as Mike sifts through Melodie’s leads in a race to find her before it’s too late, he discovers a murder method more horrible than anything he’s ever come across… and one that neither he nor Melodie may be able to escape.
A short story begun by the late icon Mickey Spillane and completed by his long-time collaborator Max Allan Collins, "Skin" is a heart-pounding addition to the world of Mike Hammer.
Book Reporter: "…one of those rare shorter works that is infused with the satisfying heft of a novel-length work…."
His Futile Preoccupations: "[Mike Hammer] is a breath of fresh air" "action-packed...scenes seem to spin through at warped speed."
Not the Baseball Pitcher: "This compact story has it all."
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With Mickey Spillane:
Dead Street | The Consummata
The Legend of Caleb York | The Big Showdown | The Bloody Spur
Mike Hammer Novels:
The Goliath Bone | The Big Bang | Kiss Her Goodbye | Lady, Go Die! | Complex 90 | King of the Weeds | Kill Me, Darling | Murder Never Knocks | The Will to Kill
Mike Hammer Audio Theatre:
The Little Death | Encore for Murder
Mike Hammer Comic Strip:
Mickey Spillane's From the Files of...Mike Hammer: The Complete Dailies and Sundays
So Long, Chief | It's in the Book | A Dangerous Cat | A Long Time Dead: A Mike Hammer Casebook