Thomas Perry
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Thomas Perry

THOMAS PERRY is the author of 23 novels including the Jane Whitefield series (Vanishing Act, Dance for the Dead, Shadow Woman, The Face Changers, Blood Money, Runner, Poison Flower, and A String of Beads), Death Benefits, and Pursuit, the first recipient of the Gumshoe Award for best novel. He won the Edgar for The Butcher's Boy, and Metzger's Dog was a New York Times Notable Book. The Independent Mystery Bookseller's Association included Vanishing Act in its "100 Favorite Mysteries of the 20th Century," and Nightlife was a New York Times bestseller. Metzger's Dog was voted one of NPR's 100 Killer Thrillers--Best Thrillers Ever.
Thomas Perry was born in Tonawanda, New York in 1947. He received a B.A. from Cornell University in 1969 and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Rochester in 1974. He has worked as a park maintenance man, factory laborer, commercial fisherman, university administrator and teacher, and a writer and producer of prime time network television shows. He lives in Southern California.  His website: www.thomasperryauthor.com

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    • The Burglar

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Christina Delaine
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    Elle Stowell is a young woman with an unconventional profession: burglary. She's good at it, and she thrives on the thrill. But after stumbling upon a grisly triple homicide while stealing from the home of a wealthy art dealer, Elle discovers she is no longer the only one sneaking around....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From breaking the law to helping the law....

    • By shelley on 01-09-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Old Man

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,386
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,962
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,942

    To all appearances, Dan Chase is a harmless retiree in Vermont with two big mutts and a grown daughter he keeps in touch with by phone. But most 60-year-old widowers don't have a bugout kit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The 'old man' is not old!

    • By Wayne on 08-15-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Bomb Maker

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 573
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 535
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 529

    A threat is called into the LAPD Bomb Squad, a team dispatched to a house whose owner is away, and a bomb disguised inside photography equipment exploded in the kitchen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bomb Maker- Life Taker!

    • By Tracy P. on 02-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Butcher's Boy

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,057
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,050

    Thomas Perry's Edgar Award-winning debut novel follows a professional hitman on the run from both the mafia and the government....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A writer with extreme talents.

    • By richard on 02-26-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Island

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    This riveting and entertaining thriller by Thomas Perry follows a husband-and-wife con team on the run from the Mob, a soldier of fortune between jobs, a two-bit operator with grandiose dreams of tribal dynasty, a sultry CIA operative with divided loyalties, and more. Listen for more....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not good Thomas Perry

    • By Sean Cunningham on 08-26-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Vanishing Act

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 441
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296

    Jane Whitefield is a Native American guide who leads solitary outcasts through hostile territory to escape the vengeance of their enemies....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Book - 4 Stars; Narration - 3 Stars

    • By Cathy on 02-24-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Pursuit: A Novel

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379

    Thirteen bodies are found in a Louisville restaurant. When the police can find no suspect or motive, the family of one of the victims seeks the services of Roy Prescott....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Maxi on 12-21-06

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Informant

    • A Butcher's Boy Novel
    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 970

    Married and living in England under the name Michael Schaeffer, the assassin known as the Butcher's Boy is the target of a Mafia hit team....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sucker for anything that's the butcher's boy

    • By Ms. Carson on 05-14-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Forty Thieves

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 9 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,003
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 915
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 916

    Sid and Ronnie Abel are a first-rate husband-and-wife detective team, both retirees of the LAPD. Ed and Nicole Hoyt are married assassins for hire living in the San Fernando Valley....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Solid Suspense Novel

    • By Jean on 01-24-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sleeping Dogs

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 909
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 715
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 716

    He came to England to rest. He calls himself Michael Shaeffer, says he's a retired American businessman. He goes to the races, dates a kinky aristocrat, and sleeps with dozens of weapons....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Or... How I Fell in Love With a Hit Man

    • By Charles Atkinson on 03-21-12

    Regular price: $26.59

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