The Max

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Dorchester Publishing Company, 2008 - Fiction - 220 pages
25 Reviews
When last we saw Max Fisher and Angela Petrakos, Max was being arrested by the NYPD for drug trafficking and Angela was fleeing the country in the wake of a brutal murder. Now both are headed for eye-opening encounters with the lawMax in the cell blocks of Attica, Angela in a quaint little prison on the Greek island of Lesbos

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Review: The Max (Max & Angela #3)

User Review  - Phil James - Goodreads

The was a really great read, the first of this Max series by Bruen that I have read. It is a pulp fiction style crime caper about a convicted drug dealer and his ex-girlfriend who is something of a con artist. Well worth reading - light-hearted crime fiction. Read full review

Review: The Max (Max & Angela #3)

User Review  - TK421 - Goodreads

There are few literary rides as rough as this one. The twists and turns and menacing events that mix with pop-culture references and humor make this story truly an original. The problem is: There is ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Ken Bruen was born in 1951 in Galway, Ireland. He was educated at Gormanston College, Meath and later at Trinity College Dublin where he earned a PhD. in metaphysics. He spent 25 years as an English teacher in Africa, Japan, Asia and South America. Ken Bruen's works include the well reeived White Trilogy and a book entitled The Guards, which won a Shamus Award .He also edited an anthology of stories set in Dublin entitled Dublin Noir. His writing speciality is crime fiction. Some of his other works include The Killing of the Tinkers, The Magdalen Martyrs, and The Dramatist and Priest, which was nominated for the 2008 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel. Ken Bruen is also the recipient of the first David Loeb Gooodis Award in 2008 for his dedication to his art.

Jason Starr is the Barry and Anthony Award-winning author of six previous novels. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, and now lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.Visit his Web site at

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