Butcher's Boy

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,260 ratings

The Butcher's Boy Publisher's Summary

Thomas Perry's Edgar Award-winning debut novel follows a professional hitman on the run from both the mafia and the government.
©2003 Thomas Perry (P)2008 Tantor
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  • Book 1

    • The Butcher's Boy

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 992
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 984

    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

  • Book 2

    • Sleeping Dogs

    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 866
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676

    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. Ten years ago it was different. Then, he was the Butcher's Boy, the highly skilled mob hit man who pulled a slaughter job on some double-crossing clients and started a mob war. Ever since, there's been a price on his head. Now, after a decade, they've found him.

    • 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

  • Book 3

    • The Informant

    • A Butcher's Boy Novel
    • By: Thomas Perry
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 936
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 928

    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 sent to exact revenge for his deadly campaign against the Balacontano family years earlier. Schaeffer kills all three attackers, but he knows more will come and needs to find whoever sent them to end it once and for all.

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

    • By Darwyn on 05-14-11

    Regular price: $24.49