Extended Audio Sample

Download Deadly Beloved Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Deadly Beloved (Unabridged) Audiobook, by Max Allan Collins
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (148 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Max Allan Collins Narrator: Kristi Stewart Publisher: Speaking Volumes Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: February 2009 ISBN:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

Marcy Addwater killed her husband - there's no question about that. Shot him dead in the motel room where he was trysting with a blonde hooker. Shot the hooker, too. But where the cops might see an open-and-shut case, private eye Michael Tree - Ms. Michael Tree - sees a conspiracy. For Ms.Tree, digging into it could mean digging her own grave...and digging up her own murdered husband's. Download and start listening now!

BK_SPVL_000003

Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 David | 12/17/2013

    " I could write at great length about how ham-handed this novel is, but instead I choose to look at the bright side: I'm betting that The First Quarry (HCC48) is going to seem pretty damn great by comparison. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dave M. | 11/15/2013

    " Huge Ms. Tree fan! In comic or graphic novel form. This book just didn't do it for me. I was so pumped to read it, but it was a let down. Hopefully Ms. Tree has a more successful return in comics or another medium (like a cable TV show.) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jason | 10/17/2013

    " A good, quick little noir read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Jeff | 8/22/2013

    " Comic book crap. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Thom (T.E.) | 7/17/2013

    " Not quite by-the-numbers, and not-quite lightweight. For a "classic character," it was still a slight disappointment. As an airplane-ride read, it was diverting enough for a fan of hardboiled detective novels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Margarette Kramer | 1/28/2013

    " great book...really makes me want to read more of his books "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heath | 1/8/2013

    " The first-ever Ms. Tree novel is a modernization of her origin. I loved the comic books when I was younger, and while I was a little thrown by how sexual Ms. Tree is in the book, it's relatively true to the tenor of the early comics tales. Collins does it again! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mgsmith | 7/18/2012

    " Great adaptation of a comic book character into a pul fiction book. She was the first comic book Private Eye and somewhat "racy" for the time. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Paul | 5/17/2012

    " I loved the Ms. Tree comic book way back when, but unfortunately this novel feels like rote work. Nothing much to recommend here--definitely in the bottom tier of Hard Case Crime books. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 5/11/2012

    " It was entertaining and a quick read, but nothing special. Not in the top tier of Hard Case Crime releases, but even the lesser ones are worth reading. I've never read the Ms. Tree graphic novels, so maybe that had something to do with my lukewarm reaction. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patrick Wilson | 3/15/2012

    " This was a typical Max Allan Collins' books "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristen | 2/2/2012

    " I love Ms. Tree, or mystery, because I did finally get it. :) Man Collins really knows how to write a mystery. There were a few suprises and a bit I could predict, but it was 100% enjoyable. I may even read the graphic novels. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris Adams | 11/6/2011

    " Another great hard boiled noir from the Hard Case crime series. This one has a femme fatlae protagonist that kept the story humming. Razor sharp dialogue propel this pulpy story. A great, fun, quick read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Dissident Books | 8/19/2011

    " For what it is--quick, fun entertainment,--it's fine. But I was hoping for more... Read my blog post about it and The Colorado Kid. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jared | 4/6/2011

    " This was a great mystery story, with fantastic characters and a gripping plot. If you're a fan of old, pulpy stories or it's contemporaries, I heartily recommend it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Thom | 10/14/2010

    " Not quite by-the-numbers, and not-quite lightweight. For a "classic character," it was still a slight disappointment. As an airplane-ride read, it was diverting enough for a fan of hardboiled detective novels. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dave M. | 3/6/2010

    " Huge Ms. Tree fan! In comic or graphic novel form. This book just didn't do it for me. I was so pumped to read it, but it was a let down. Hopefully Ms. Tree has a more successful return in comics or another medium (like a cable TV show.) "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 David | 2/14/2009

    " I could write at great length about how ham-handed this novel is, but instead I choose to look at the bright side: I'm betting that The First Quarry (HCC48) is going to seem pretty damn great by comparison. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 7/22/2008

    " It was entertaining and a quick read, but nothing special. Not in the top tier of Hard Case Crime releases, but even the lesser ones are worth reading. I've never read the Ms. Tree graphic novels, so maybe that had something to do with my lukewarm reaction. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mgsmith | 6/27/2008

    " Great adaptation of a comic book character into a pul fiction book. She was the first comic book Private Eye and somewhat "racy" for the time. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristen | 4/30/2008

    " I love Ms. Tree, or mystery, because I did finally get it. :) Man Collins really knows how to write a mystery. There were a few suprises and a bit I could predict, but it was 100% enjoyable. I may even read the graphic novels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heath | 3/18/2008

    " The first-ever Ms. Tree novel is a modernization of her origin. I loved the comic books when I was younger, and while I was a little thrown by how sexual Ms. Tree is in the book, it's relatively true to the tenor of the early comics tales. Collins does it again! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jason | 2/5/2008

    " A good, quick little noir read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Paul | 12/19/2007

    " I loved the Ms. Tree comic book way back when, but unfortunately this novel feels like rote work. Nothing much to recommend here--definitely in the bottom tier of Hard Case Crime books. "

Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations
About the Author
Author Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins is the recipient of a 2017 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. He has earned fifteen Shamus nominations from Private Eye Writers of America, winning twice for his Nathan Heller novels True Detective and Stolen Away. His graphic novel Road to Perdition was the basis of the Academy Award–winning film of the same name starring Tom Hanks, and his CSI books frequently appeared on the USA Today and New York Times bestsellers list.