Perry is the best suspense writer in the business. It is a contest fought from one end of the country to the other, and both men understand that when it’s over, only one of them will be alive. From the Paperback edition. Fiction. Thomas Perry. When the police can find no suspect or motive, a victim’s family seeks the services of the enigmatic and solitary specialist Roy Prescott, known for his ability to find people who don’t want to be found.
Thriller. Pursuit is relentless, filled with twists and turns, that rare page-turner that keeps one reading late into the night to finish. The boston globeThirteen bodies are found in a Louisville restaurant. Pursuit. The only way to conduct this pursuit is to goad the killer into believing that he must kill Roy Prescott.
Working outside the law and willing to do what the police can’t, as methodical, Prescott hunts the killer, an elusive adversary who is as smart, as deadly as he is.
Dead Aim: A Novel
It’s both chilling and absorbing, the right mix in a thriller. New york daily newsrobert mallon has lived for ten quiet years in affluent Santa Barbara, California, when an encounter on a beach with a mysterious young woman shatters his peaceful, carefully constructed life. Mallon is drawn into a lethal struggle with this deadly adversary–and then another, and another, and another.
Despite mallon’s desperate attempts, he loses her, and becomes obsessed with discovering why. Perry succeeds with Dead Aim on all fronts. Targeting mallon is the master hunter Parish, a man with an expert understanding of evil, who preys on rich people’s desires for dominance and revenge. He hires detective lydia marks to uncover the secrets of this stranger’s life, and what they learn propels them into a terrifying world of sinister secrets and deadly hatreds.
The Butcher's Boy
. The edgar award–winning novel by the “master of nail-biting suspense”Los Angeles Times Thomas Perry exploded onto the literary scene with The Butcher’s Boy. But when he kills the senior senator from Colorado and arrives in Las Vegas to pick up his fee, he learns that he has become a liability to his shadowy employers.
His actions attract the attention of police specialists who watch the world of organized crime, a bright young analyst in the Justice Department, works her way closer to the truth, only Elizabeth Waring, but though everyone knows that something big is going on, and to the frightening man behind it. Praise for the butcher’s Boy“A stunning debut.
Back in print by popular demand, from a writer of “infernal ingenuity” The New York Times Book Review, this spectacular debut, includes a new Introduction by bestselling author Michael Connelly. Murder has always been easy for the Butcher’s Boy—it’s what he was raised to do. A brilliantly plotted thriller.
The washington Post“A shrewdly planned and executed thriller. The new york times book Review“Thomas Perry has hit the mark. Houston Chronicle“Totally enthralling. The new yorker Used book in Good Condition.
Metzger's Dog: A Novel
A novel. Enlivening the mix are Gordon’s beautiful girlfriend, Margaret, his temperamental cat, Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Instead, he finds the papers the professor has compiled for the CIA, which include a blueprint for throwing a large city into chaos. Fiction. Adventure. The much-loved comic thriller by the author of the Edgar Award–winning The Butcher’s Boy is now, back in print, by popular demand, featuring a new Introduction by bestselling author Carl Hiaasen.
When leroy “chinese” gordon breaks into a professor’s lab at the University of Los Angeles, he’s after some pharmaceutical cocaine, worth plenty of money. But how is the cia to be persuaded to pay a suitable ransom, after all, for instance? Assigned to cope with the crisis and restore the peace, unless of course someone actually uses the plan to throw a large city into chaos—Los Angeles, veteran agent Ben Porterfield steps onto the scene to remind us that the CIA’s middle name is, Intelligence.
Metzger's Dog:. Henry metzger, and metzger’s friend, an enormous half-wild dog with huge teeth. Action.
The Informant Butcher's Boy, Book 3 Butcher's Boy Novel
The informant should be the newest addition to that syllabus, read for devouring first, and analysis thereafter. Los angeles timesThe Butcher’s Boy is back. Action. Fiction. Perry offers a compelling, credible mafia and fbi secondary characters, an indictment of self-serving officialdom, rapid-fire plot, and the old soul-shattering moral dilemma: what is truth?”—Publishers Weekly Used book in Good Condition.
Perry’s novels—the best ones—are a master class in thriller writing. Thomas perry’s vengeful assassin has returned to play a deadly psychological game with Elizabeth Waring, the only Justice Department official who ever believed he existed. The butcher’s boy knows waring can help him hunt down the Mafia boss who sent a team of hit men to kill him—and in return he offers her key information that will help her crack an unsolved murder.
Adventure. Metzger's Dog:. A novel. So begins a new assault on organized crime and an uneasy alliance between opposite sides of the law. As the butcher’s boy works his way ever closer to his deadly enemy in an effort to kill him first, Waring is in a desperate struggle, either to force her unlikely ally to become a protected informant, or to take him out of commission for good.
Action. But when the parents of a recently murdered young girl, about Holly's age, ask for his help when the police come up empty, Till reluctantly takes the case. It was discovered after her death that the victim had been working as a high-class prostitute, and the police are content to assume she was killed by a client, common in such a dangerous line of work.
Used book in Good Condition. Metzger's Dog:. Jack till, now works as a private investigator, holly, who has retired from the LAPD after a respected career as a homicide detective, comfortable chasing down routine cases while visiting his 24-year-old daughter, who has Down Syndrome. Adventure. Fiction. Yet as till digs deeper, he realizes that the victim is just one of several young female escorts killed in different cities in the exact same way – all had strawberry blonde hair, and all were shot with a 9mm handgun in the sanctity of their apartments.
Till must find his way around the tawdry and secretive online escort business, and decode ads placed by young women who all use false names, sometimes advertise using other women's pictures, and move from city to city every few months. As the body count rises, till must risk his life to find this seductive and ruthless killer whose murderous spree masks a far deadlier agenda.
. Yet when till is finally able to catch up with the killer, he finds that the man he's after is far more dangerous and volatile than he ever could have imagined. A novel.
Metzger's Dog:. Ed and nicole hoyt are assassins-for-hire living in the San Fernando Valley. Except for deadly aim with a handgun, the two couples have little in commonuntil both are hired to do damage control on the same murder case. A novel. With the murder case turning cold, ballantine’s former employers bring in the Abels to succeed where the police have failed, while the Hoyts’ mysterious contractors want to make sure that the facts about Ballantine’s death stay hidden.
From new york times bestselling author Thomas Perry comes a whip-smart and lethally paced standalone novel, Forty Thieves. Sid and ronnie abel are a husband-and-wife detective team, both ex-LAPD. Used book in Good Condition. The corpse was identified as james Ballantine, a middle-aged African American who worked as a research scientist and was killed by two bullets to the back of the head.
Dramatic car chases, illicit affairs, and a notorious ring of Eastern European diamond thieves all play into the plot as the book races toward its high-octane climax, and the Abels circle ever closer to the dangerous truth. The previous spring, a body was recovered from a storm sewer after two days of torrential rain.
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Sleeping Dogs Butcher's Boy
He goes to the races, dates a kinky aristocrat, and sleeps with dozens of weapons. Ten years ago it was different. Ever since, there's been a price on his head. Now, after a decade, they've found him. Fiction. A thriller's job is to make you turn the pages until the story's done and your eyes hurt and the clock says 3 a.
M. Mysterious Press. The butcher's boy escapes back to the States with more reasons to kill. He came to England to rest. No telling what might happen. Michael dirda, the washington Post Book World Used book in Good Condition. He calls himself Michael Shaeffer, says he's a retired American businessman. Metzger's Dog:.
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Fiction. But elle is no petty thief―with just the right combination of smarts, looks, and skills, she can easily stroll through ritzy Bel Air neighborhoods and pick out the perfect home for plucking the most valuable items. As elle realizes that her knowledge of the high-profile murder has made her a target, she races to solve the case before becoming the next casualty, using her breaking-and-entering skills to uncover the truth about exactly who the victims were and why someone might have wanted them dead.
Used book in Good Condition. A novel. Adventure. Action. From the new york times bestselling author thomas perry, comes a new thriller about an unlikely burglar―a young woman in her 20s―who realizes she must solve a string of murders, “who can be depended upon to deliver high-voltage shocks” Stephen King, or else become the next victim Elle Stowell is a young woman with an unconventional profession: burglary.
This is how elle has always gotten by―she is good at it, and she thrives on the thrill. Mysterious Press. Somebody is searching for her. Metzger's Dog:. But after stumbling upon a grisly triple homicide while stealing from the home of a wealthy art dealer, Elle discovers that she is no longer the only one sneaking around.
Metzger's Dog:. Enraged, he sends out half a dozen security men to find the witless culprit. Meanwhile, jefferson davis falkins, the real burglar, and his new girlfriend Carrie seem to believe they’ve found a whole new profession: robbing Manco Kapak. Adventure. Their search leads them to joe carver, an innocent but hardly defenseless newcomer who evades capture and sets out to make Kapak wish he’d targeted someone else.
Action. As this strange series of events explodes into a triple killing, Carver finds himself in the middle of a brewing gang war over Kapak’s little empire, while Falkins and Carrie journey into territory more dangerous than they could have ever imagined. Mysterious Press. A novel. Fiction. Crime novel from edgar award–winner thomas perry an aging but formidable strip club owner, Claudiu “Manco” Kapak, is robbed by a masked gunman as he places his cash receipts in a bank’s night-deposit box.
Used book in Good Condition. Lieutenant nick slosser, the police detective in charge of the puzzling and increasingly violent case, has his own troubles, including worries about how he’s going to afford to send the oldest child of each of his two bigamous marriages to college without making their mothers suspicious.
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Vanishing Act Jane Whitefield
She is in the one-woman business of helping the desperate disappear. With many surprising twists. Thomas perry keeps pulling fresh ideas and original characters out of thin air. Perry has created his most complex and compelling protagonist. San francisco Examiner Used book in Good Condition. The new york timesjane whitefield is a native American guide who leads people out of the wilderness--not the tree-filled variety but the kind created by enemies who want you dead.
Metzger's Dog:. A novel. Action. Fiction. Thanks to her membership in the wolf clan of the Seneca tribe, she can fool any pursuer, cover any trail, and then provide her clients with new identities, complete with authentic paperwork. The strong-willed heroine he introduces in Vanishing Act rates as one of his most singular creations.
The new york times book reviewone thriller THAT MUST BE READ. Mysterious Press. A challenging and satisfying thriller. But as jane opens a door out of the world for Felker, she walks into a trap that will take all her heritage and cunning to escape.