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Max Collins Still Having Bloody Good Fun As A Writer

May 26th, 2019

Max Collins has killed hundreds of people over the past four decades.   And, not only has he not been sent to prison, but they’ve given him awards, fame and fortune for it. The Muscatine author, who saw his novel “Road To Perdition” turned into an Oscar-nominated film and who was given the 2017 Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement as a fictional murderer, a maestro of mystery novels, is continuing to charm readers with his bloody fun exploits. MWA’s Grand Master Award represented the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing and was established to acknowledge... Read More

It’s No Mystery Why Clemens Slays It As A Best-Selling Author

May 12th, 2019

It was a cold and stormy day. We met at Elly’s. Little coffee joint down by the river. My associate and I walked in, took a look around. Waitress smiled her way over. “Hi. What can I get you?” “Nothing right now, doll, thanks,” I said. “I got business.” He was waiting at a corner table. Back to the hard brick wall, mafia style, eyes on the door, like a guy who doesn’t want to get hit without a chance to go down with some cold steel in his mitts. He wore dark shades. Dark shirt. Drank coffee black as the devil’s heart. Gave us a nod. Yeah. He was the guy we were there to meet. The... Read More

Max Collins’ Crusin’ Among Iowa Rock ‘n Roll HOF Inductees

January 10th, 2018

Crusin’, a Quad-Cities area band featuring luminary Max Allan Collins, is among the inductees into this year’s class for the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame. The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association is honored to be able to recognize Iowa artists with induction into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and help retain Iowa’s musical legacy. Since incorporation, over 320 entities have had the honor of being inducted. Categories include Bands, Individual Artists, DJs, Media Representatives,  Venues, Ballrooms, Border Bands, Women Who Rock, Support People, Out of State Artists, and Lifetime... Read More

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