Author Archives: Keith

I, The Jury

When people imitate or spoof the style of hardboiled detective fiction, they’re imitating Mickey Spillane. Because when it comes to elevating tough-guy talk to sublime and absurd levels, it’s hard to beat Spillane.

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Forever and a Death

Donald E. Westlake, best known for his “Parker” series of thrillers, was hired to write a James Bond movie. In the end, the script was not used, but Westlake reworked the story into an original novel.

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