“This is the novel that started it all.”
It’s the late 1940s. Mike Hammer has come to Killington, Rhode Island, to keep a promise to a friend.
“the best example of the hardboiled crime noir novel . . .”
“Mickey Spillane revolutionized the paperback industry.”
“Morgan is an enduring character and one that deserves to be around for a long time to come. If he remains in Mr. Collins’ capable hands he no doubt shall.”