Perry's new thriller takes us on a dangerous cat-and-mouse game that pits two women against each other: a beautiful serial killer and the detective who is determined to stop her.
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"Reinterpreting conventions and confounding readers' expectations with fascinating characters, this is Perry at his best." - Publishers Weekly.
"The characters never really come to life, however, and the plotline itself has a static quality despite the identity and venue changes. Disappointing." - Library Journal.
"Perry, whose many thrillers have won numerous awards, including an Edgar for The Butcher's Boy (1982), returns with another nail-biter." - Booklist.
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Thomas Perry is the author of the Jane Whitefield series as well as the best-selling novels Nightlife, Death Benefits, and Pursuit, the first recipient of the Gumshoe Award for Best Novel. He won the Edgar Award for The Butcher's Boy, and Metzger's Dog was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He lives in Southern California.
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