Bye Bye, Baby

Genre: Mystery

Bye Bye, Baby

Performed by:
Dan John Miller
#13 in Nathan Heller Series

Marilyn Monroe, the ultimate goddess of the silver screen, is at the peak of her popularity, internationally famous, universally admired by women and desired by men. But she’s also famously insecure and temperamental and is being pilloried in the press for delaying the production of Something’s Got to Give. When the head of Twentieth Century Fox threatens to cancel her contract, Marilyn hires “PI to the stars” Nathan Heller to tap her phones and record conversations that might prove to be important if there’s a lawsuit. Less than three months later, Monroe is dead from an overdose and, officially, a suicide. But Heller isn’t buying it. He knows that in the weeks before, the star was anything but suicidal. He knows, too, about her affair with JFK, about the secret connections between the Kennedys and the Mob...and about Bobby Kennedy’s blood feud with Jimmy Hoffa. In short, Heller knows too much to accept this bum rap on a beautiful, gifted woman loved by the whole world...including Nathan Heller. So he investigates, though his efforts might enrage some very famous, very powerful, very dangerous people. But they can’t keep Heller from finding out the astounding truth behind Marilyn Monroe’s untimely demise....

Unabridged recording:
Run time: 10 hours
Media Options:
  • Retail Trade: CD, Download, MP3-CD
  • Library Editions: CD

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Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins received the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award in 2017, considered the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing. He has earned an unprecedented twenty-three Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) Shamus Award Nominations, winning three times, twice for his Nathan Heller novels True Detective and Stolen Away. Collins is also the recipient of a PWA lifetime achievement award. His graphic novel Road to Perdition was the basis for the 2002 Academy Award–winning film. His suspense series include Nolan, Mallory, Jack and Maggie Starr, Eliot Ness, and Quarry, the latter now a Cinemax TV series. A cofounder of the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers, Collins has written numerous film and TV tie-in novels for series including CSI, Dark Angel, and Criminal Minds. Comics credits include the syndicated Dick Tracy strip, Batman, and his own Ms. Tree and Wild Dog. Collins lives in Muscatine, Iowa, with his wife, writer Barbara Collins. They have collaborated on twelve novels, including the popular Trash ’n’ Treasures Mystery series.
Dan John Miller

Dan John Miller, multiple Audie finalist and Earphones award winner, has been named as a “Best Voice” by AudioFile magazine. He has acted in several films including Walk the Line and Leatherheads, and is the singer and songwriter for gothic country rock band Blanche. Dan has lived his entire life in the Detroit area and is married to the painter Tracee Mae Miller.

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