Throughout his early years, Frank Hickey worked the Harlem streets as a private eye. He lived for months undercover in the Cajun bayous of Louisiana, hunting a killer.
His adventures have taken him around the world. Living outdoors or in crude huts, he learned local languages and culture.
Carrying the gold shield of a Detective-Investigator/Police Officer, he served in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office on an international serial killer case. Using the Sicilian language, he also went undercover against the New York Mafia.
As a corporal in the Savannah, Georgia Police Department, he learned about
Later, as an LAPD officer, he initiated one-person foot patrols in high-crime areas amid gang wars and drive-by shootings.
37 years of crime adventures from the jungles of Thailand to southern swamps to the streets of New York form his life.
Besides his Max Royster series, Frank also co-wrote Spy, the Movie
starring Vincent Pastore [The Sopranos
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have a sense of humor about these things.” Julie Hackworth-McIntyre, the
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