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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (530 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Thomas Perry, Michael Kramer Narrator: Michael Kramer Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this sequel to the Edgar Award-winning The Butcher’s Boy, Thomas Perry’s highly skilled mob hit man returns to the United States with more reasons to kill—until the odds turn terrifyingly against him.

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. The Butcher’s Boy escapes back to the States with more reasons to kill. Until the odds turn terrifyingly against him … until the Mafia, the cops, the FBI, and the damn Justice Department want his hide … until he’s locked into a cross-country odyssey of fear and death that could tear his world to pieces.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “There are probably only half a dozen suspense writers alive who can be depended upon to deliver high-voltage shocks; vivid, sympathetic characters; and compelling narratives each time they publish. Thomas Perry is one of them.”

    Stephen King

  • “Thomas Perry is, quite simply, brilliant. And as each book comes out he becomes more so.”

    Robert B. Parker

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ken | 2/19/2014

    " Great thriller! On a par with Silva. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Mike Nyerges | 2/15/2014

    " A well crafted work about a hit-man that had me repeatedly thinking about the sanity of the main character as well as the plausibility of his seeming invulnerability. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Lois | 2/9/2014

    " No real crisis or resolution. But didn't bore me as I went along. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nick | 2/3/2014

    " Sometimes bad luck and good luck are so closely intertwined, that it's hard to know which is which. I picked up this audiobook at a used bookstore in Oakland for my drive down the state, and from its first chapter I was hooked. Number Two in a series about a contract killer with many names, known to his enemies in the Mafia and the Justice Department alike as "The Butcher's Boy," this is taut, meticulous, authentic storytelling with breathtaking action and an amazing point of view. We learn to admire and identify with the killer, even though we know he is a bad, bad man. The story spans many locations and situations in the UK and across the US as our anti-hero, who had successfully avoided Mafia revenge for ten years, is suddenly spottted and must kill his pursuers (a lot of them), if he has a hope of getting away. Stir into the mix a bright female Justice attorney who had pursued him ten years before and has a thing for the mob, and we have a wonderful series. I'm going to consume them all. Oh, the bad luck? I got a ticket on my car after only 15 minutes in the bookstore. So whatever I saved buying this used was trumped by my involuntary donation to the City of Oakland. Sigh. "

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