The next time you pull a gun on me I put one between your eyes. Private investigator Mike Hammer and the beautiful Velda go on vacation to a small beach town on Long Island after wrapping up the Williams case fromI, the Jury. Walking along theboardwalk, they witness a brutal beating at the hands of some vicious local copsand Hammer wades in to defend the victim. When a woman turns up nakedand deadastride the statue of a horse in the townspark, how she wound up this unlikely Lady Godiva is just one of the mysteries Hammer feels compelled to solve. This is Mickey Spillanes lost, never-before-published 1940s Mike Hammer novel, written betweenI, the JuryandMy Gun Is Quick. Completed by Spillanes friend and literary executor Max Allan Collins,Lady, Go Die!is finally making its way out into the world almost seventy years after its inception.