Deadly Beloved by Max Allan Collins
(Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))

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Synopsis

TILL DEATH DO US PART

Marcy Addwatter killed her husband – there’s no question about that. Shot him dead in the motel room where he was trysting with a blonde hooker. Shot the hooker, too.
 
But where the cops might see an open-and-shut case, private eye Michael Tree –Ms. Michael Tree – sees a conspiracy. For Ms. Tree, digging into it could mean digging her own grave... and digging up her own murdered husband's.
 
Based on the longest-running private-eye comic book series of all time, DEADLY BELOVED brings you an all-new adventure of the legendary Ms. Tree – the groundbreaking female P.I. who put the ‘graphic’ into graphic novel...
 

About Max Allan Collins

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MAX ALLAN COLLINS is the bestselling author of crime fiction including Road to Perdition and the Perdition Saga, and the award-winning novel based on the film American Gangster. He has won two Shamus Awards for Nathan Heller novels. He also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip for fifteen years, and is an independent filmmaker. He lives in Eastern Iowa.
 
Published April 20, 2011 by Hard Case Crime. 194 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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his bare chest puckered with entry wounds and blood pooling beneath him, glistening with neon reflection.” A psychiatrist Tree seeks out (for help with recurring nightmares) provides a framing device that keeps her complex tale unspooling smoothly, and Collins skillfully ties up a multitude of br...

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The eighties graphic novel lady detective, Ms. Tree, gets her own pulp novel.

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Tree comics that came out about the character, beginning with the release by Eclipse Comics and finishing up with the run at DC Comics.

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Tree Novel.” For those readers familiar with the hard-boiled femme detective from her early eighties appearances as a comic book series character done by Collins in collaboration with artist Terry Beatty the results are decidedly mixed as Beloved proves to be less an original story and more a rew...

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Tree went through a number of issues and publishers --- in both comic book and original graphic novel form --- but the quality never flagged and to this day the stories hold up well.

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Hard Case Crime is one of those publishers that consistently releases quality books.

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