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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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Strip Nude for Your Killer

Even though it’s poorly written, relentlessly tasteless, and is packed with gratuitously seedy garbage, Strip Nude for Your Killer entertains on that level that satisfies the dark part of your soul and makes you feel like you need a shower.

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