The Edgar Awardawinning novel by the amaster of nail-biting suspensea(Los Angeles Times) Thomas Perry exploded onto the literary scene with The Butcheras Boy. Back in print by popular demand, this spectacular debut, from a writer of ainfernal ingenuitya (The New York Times Book Review), includes a new Introduction by bestselling author Michael Connelly. Murder has always been easy for the Butcheras Boyaitas 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 youaeither slowly like a glacier or fast like an avalanche and obliterate all youranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Butcher's Boy|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2003-06-10|