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Delta Factor

3.56  ·  Rating Details  ·  116 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
A tough-guy mystery to please even the most bloodthirsty of fans!
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Published February 1st 1968 by Signet (first published 1967)
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Jim
Oct 23, 2014 Jim rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2fiction, action, 1paper
if you like Spillane, this is one of his better ones, a stand alone novel about Morgan the Raider. While I started out reading & like his famous Mike Hammer series, I've found his short stories & stand alones to be much better & don't like the Tiger Mann series at all. This one isn't quite a 5 star Spillane, but it ranks pretty close to the top. There is a bit too much luck & angst involved, but they're always a factor in his writing.

Morgan, the man, learning about his past, how
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Josh
Jan 22, 2012 Josh rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, kindle, read_2012
“I made a mistake. It isn’t the X factor at all.”
“Oh?”
“The Delta Factor,” she said.
“It’s all Greek to me,” I told her.
There was something in her expression I couldn’t quite read. “Delta,” she repeated, “the phallic symbol for a woman. The triangle. The personal little geometric design that identifies the female from the male. The eternal triangle.” She looked at me long and hard. “You and your damn broads.”

Morgan the Raider is the perpetual doppelganger of Spillane’s hero in the more acclaimed
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Randy
Jun 27, 2011 Randy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It has been well over forty years since I read this novel. I did a re-read before tackling The Consummata, due out in October from Hard Case Crime.

Morgan The Raider had been convicted of stealing forty million in new bills the Treasury was transporting. He'd been caught up in a sweep of a cheap hotel where authorities were after a drug dealer. Hidden in the room was a stash of money from the heist, serial numbers all matching.

Morgan had escaped and, because someone ran a red light, hitting his c
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Ed
Aug 16, 2012 Ed rated it really liked it
Shelves: crime, thriller, espionage
I went back 40+ years and re-read this book because the sequel "The Consummata" was finished by Max Allan Collins and being released. It was as good as remembered (especially the sequence in the prison, when Morgan tells a young guard that the shot he heard was from the veteran guard spilling his gun from a cut-down holster).

Morgan the Raider series - Morgan (he has no other name) is a big-time professional thief who's caught by the feds only because he was hit by a car. The feds think he's stol
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John
May 02, 2014 John rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction
This is absolutely ridiculous. I am reading a lot of pulp novels for a project I'm working on. A pulp novel, obviously, and Spillane is among the grittiest of the gritty. https://www.goodreads.com/review/edit...#
Kurt Reichenbaugh
Jul 10, 2012 Kurt Reichenbaugh rated it it was ok
Shelves: pulp, hairy-eyeball
This one's kind of a stinker. Two stars because of the girl on the cover.
jefrey das
Oct 22, 2012 jefrey das rated it really liked it
Shelves: thriller, action
THE FIRST OF MY SUSPENSE THRILLERS GENRE I FORGOT THE PLOT AND WANT TO REREAD
Cohan
Aug 31, 2007 Cohan rated it liked it
See review for "The By-Pass Control."
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Mickey Spillane was one of the world's most popular mystery writers. His specialty was tight-fisted, sadistic revenge stories, often featuring his alcoholic gumshoe Mike Hammer and a cast of evildoers who launder money or spout the Communist Party line.

His writing style was characterized by short words, lightning transitions, gruff sex and violent endings. It was once tallied that he offed 58 peop
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