Bestselling writer of the Mike Hammer detective novels. His well-known series contains I, the Jury, My Weapon Is Quick, THE BEST Kill, and several other game titles. During World Battle II, he enlisted in america Army Air flow Corps, where he offered like a pilot and aviation trainer. He released his 1st Mike Hammer book in 1947. In 1980, he was in charge of seven of the very best 15 best-selling fiction game titles in america. He previously four kids with Mary Ann Spillane, and was also briefly wedded to vocalist Sherri Malinou. He wed Jane Rogers Johnson in Oct of 1983. He received the Edgar Allan Poe Grand Grasp Honor in 1995.