Assassins Have Starry Eyes Author:Donald Hamilton James Gregory is a nuclear scientist working on a secret project at a US government facility in the New Mexico desert. Someone is trying to kill Dr. Gregory and he wants to know who and why. And he'll do whatever it takes to find out. — Written by Donald Hamilton, creator and author of the Matt Helm book series. Hamilton was nominated twice for t... more »he Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original by the Mystery Writers of America.
This first person hard boiled mystery was originally published in 1956 under the title ASSIGNMENT MURDER. For this edition in the early 1960's the title was changed as there was a then popular series of spy novels by Edward S. Aarons, and the title of each book began with the word Assignment.« less