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 499
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 465
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 461

    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

    • Vanishing Act

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 467
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320

    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 Mimi on 02-24-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Old Man

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,740
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,284
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,266

    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

    • Sleeping Dogs

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 949
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757

    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

    • The Bomb Maker

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 616
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 609

    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

    • Fidelity

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 568
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 338

    When Phil Kramer is shot dead on a deserted suburban street in the middle of the night, his wife, Emily, is left with an emptied bank account and a lot of questions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thomas Perry is, quite simply, brilliant.

    • By richard on 03-27-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 1,220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,026
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,017

    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

    • The Butcher's Boy

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,182
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,175

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • FUN gripping and very well-written

    • By CBDC on 03-05-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Death Benefits

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 435
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317

    A careful, methodical young data analyst for a California insurance company, John Walker knows when people will marry, at what age they will most likely have children, and when they will die....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book from one of my favorite authors.

    • By Julie on 08-11-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Silence

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,405
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,028
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,021

    Six years ago, Jack Till helped Wendy Harper disappear. But now her ex-boyfriend and former business partner, Eric Fuller, is being framed for her presumed murder in an effort to smoke her out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SILENCE

    • By shelley on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $29.99

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