Max Allan Collins is the author of Road to Perdition, the acclaimed graphic novel that inspired the movie starring Paul Newman and Tom Hanks, and of the multiple-award-winning Nathan Heller series of historical hardboiled mysteries, as well as the Quarry series. Collins is one of most prolific and popular authors working in the hardboiled field today. He is also a filmmaker whose work includes "Shades of Noir," "Real Time," and the documentary "Mike Hammer’s Mickey Spillane." Before his death, Mickey Spillane asked Collins to finish his final Mike Hammer novel, The Goliath Bone. Collins' latest novel, Girl Most Likely, is now available from Thomas & Mercer.