The Butcher's Boy

The Butcher's Boy

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The Edgar Awarda€“winning novel by the a€œmaster of nail-biting suspensea€(Los Angeles Times) Thomas Perry exploded onto the literary scene with The Butchera€™s Boy. Back in print by popular demand, this spectacular debut, from a writer of a€œinfernal ingenuitya€ (The New York Times Book Review), includes a new Introduction by bestselling author Michael Connelly. Murder has always been easy for the Butchera€™s Boya€”ita€™s what he was raised to do. 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, but though everyone knows that something big is going on, only Elizabeth Waring, a bright young analyst in the Justice Department, works her way closer to the truth, and to the frightening man behind it. From the Trade Paperback edition.Something about the place made him hesitate to disentangle the ignition wires of his stolen Chevrolet. ... single-minded brutish persistence would advance behind youa€”either slowly like a glacier or fast like an avalanche and obliterate all youranbsp;...

Title:The Butcher's Boy
Author:Thomas Perry
Publisher:Random House - 2003-06-10


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