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Peter McCurtin


Ireland (1929 - 1997)

aka Bruno Rossi, Frank Scarpetta

McCurtin's first book, Mafioso (1970) was nominated for the prestigious Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award, and filmed in 1973 as The Boss, with Henry Silva. More books in the same vein quickly followed, including Cosa Nostra (1971), Omerta (1972), The Syndicate (1972) and Escape From Devil's Island (1972). 1970 also saw the publication of his first "Carmody" western, Hangtown.
 

Genres: Thriller, Western, Mystery
 
Series
Carmody
   1. Hangtown (1970)
   2. The Slavers (1970)
   3. Tough Bullet (1970)
   4. Tall Man Riding (1970)
   5. The Killers (1971)
   6. Screaming on the Wire (1971)
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Peter McCurtin's Mafia Chronicles
   1. Mafioso (1970)
   2. Cosa Nostra (1972)
   3. The Syndicate (1972)
   4. Omerta (1972)
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Assassin
   1. Manhattan Massacre (1973)
   2. New Orleans Holocaust (1973)
   3. Boston Bust Out (1973)
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Sharpshooter (as by Bruno Rossi)
   1. The Killing Machine (1973)
   2. Blood Oath (1973)
   3. Blood Bath (1973)
   4. The Worst Way to Die (1974)
   5. Night of the Assassins (1974)
   6. Muzzle blast (1974)
   7. Headcrusher (1974)
   8. No Quarter Given (1974)
   9. Stiletto (1974)
   10. Mafia Death Watch (1975)
   11. Triggerman (1975)
   12. Scarfaced Killer (1975)
   13. Savage Slaughter (1975)
   14. Las Vegas Vengeance (1975)
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Novels
   Arizona Hangtown (1972)
   Minnesota Strip (1979)
   The Exterminator (1980)
   Murder in the Penthouse (1980)
   Summer Friends (1983)
   Rockwell (1984)
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Series contributed to
Marksman
   1. Vendetta (1973)
   2. Death Hunt (1973)
   3. Kill Them All (1973) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   4. Mafia Wipe-out (1973) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   5. Headhunter (1973) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   6. Death to the Mafia (1973) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   7. Slaugherhouse (1973) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   8. Stone Killer (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   9. Body Count (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   10. Open Contract (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   11. Counterattack (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   12. Mafia Massacre (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   13. Kiss of Death (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   14. Kill! (1974) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   15. Die Killer Die! (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   16. This Animal Must Die (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   17. Killer On the Prowl (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   18. Icepick in the Spine (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   Murder Machine (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
   The Torture Contract (1975) (as by Frank Scarpetta)
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Soldier of Fortune
   1. Massacre At Umtali (1976)
   2. The Deadliest Game (1976)
   3. Spoils of War (1976)
   4. The Guns Of Palembang (1977)
   5. First Blood (1977)
   6. Ambush at Derati Wells (1977)
   7. Operation Hong Kong (1977)
   8. Body Count (1977)
   9. Battle Pay (1978)
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Sundance
   26. The Nightriders (1979)
   27. Death Dance (1979)
   28. The Savage (1979)
   29. Day of the Halfbreeds (1979)
   30. Los Olvidados (1980)
   31. The Marauders (1980)
   32. Scorpion (1980)
   33. Hangman's Knot (1980)
   34. Apache War (1980)
   35. Gold Strike (1980)
   36. Trail Drive (1981)
   37. Iron Men (1981)
   38. Drumfire (1982)
   39. Buffalo War (1981)
   40. The Hunters (1981)
   41. The Cage (1982)
   42. Choctaw County War (1982)
   43. Texas Empire (1982)
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Soldier of Fortune 2
   Yellow Rain (1984)
   Moro (1984)
   Kalahari (1984)
   Golden Triangle (1984)
   Death Squad (1985)
   Bloodbath (1985)
   Somali Smashout (1985)
   Blood Island (1985)
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