Books by Max Brand

RODEO RANCH by Max Brand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 8, 2015

"Brand's stock in trade is superlatives: every gunslinger is the fastest, every woman the most beautiful, every villain the blackest, every horse the finest mount imaginable. A quaint version of the king's English is respected throughout."
Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear for another two doses of thrills from monumentally prolific Western chronicler Brand (1892-1944) never reprinted since their first appearances in Western Story Magazine in 1923 and 1926.Read full book review >
SEVEN FACES by Max Brand
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 10, 1998

"More bouncy and bounding than Amtrak."
Retro kitsch and sundry delights pepper this sequel to 1995's hardcover reprint of Murder Me!, first published in 1936 in Detective Fiction Weekly. Read full book review >
MURDER ME! by Max Brand
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 13, 1995

"The whole project has the winsome charm of an old B-movie on late-night cable."
This 60-year-new novel—serialized in 1937 but never before published in book form—starts with a bang when philanthropist David Barry, facing a ruinous police investigation of his contracting firm, asks his old enemy Richard Willett to kill him. Read full book review >
THE COLLECTED STORIES OF MAX BRAND by Max Brand
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 1994

"Not every story is a winner, but this diverse collection proves that the King of the Pulps could spin almost any kind of tale successfully."
Eighteen short stories from Frederick Faust, who wrote nearly 900 pieces of fiction—most of them pulp westerns—under the name of Max Brand (The Black Signal, 1986, etc.) and 20 other pseudonyms between 1917 and his death in 1944. Read full book review >