Murder Book

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Pub Date 17 Jan 2023 | Archive Date 31 Dec 2022
Penzler Publishers, Mysterious Press

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An ex-cop takes on a widespread criminal organization targeting midwestern towns in this new thriller from the author of The Old Man.

When a sudden crime wave hits several small midwestern towns, the U.S. Attorney for the region calls on Harry Duncan to investigate. An ex-cop known for his unorthodox methods, Duncan is reluctant to go up against a widespread criminal organization—but the attorney in question is Ellen Leicester, the wife who left him fifteen years earlier, and to her, he can’t say no.

Initially brought in as a consultant to determine if the racketeering is severe enough to require an all-out investigation by the FBI, Duncan quickly finds himself in conflict with a syndicate far more violent than first suspected. As the investigation develops, he begins compiling a “murder book,” the notebook in which a detective keeps records, interviews, photos—everything he needs to build his case. But his scrutiny of the gang soon makes Duncan a target. And Ellen, too.

A thrilling and suspenseful tour of crime-addled midwestern towns, Murder Book is signature Thomas Perry, with characters you won’t soon forget, crisply-described action sequences, and breathlessly-tense plotting that will keep you racing through the pages.

About the Author: Thomas Perry is the bestselling author of over twenty novels, including the critically acclaimed Jane Whitefield series, The Old Man, and The Butcher's Boy, which won the Edgar Award.

An ex-cop takes on a widespread criminal organization targeting midwestern towns in this new thriller from the author of The Old Man.

When a sudden crime wave hits several small midwestern towns, the...


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A kind of strange scenario, but it works! Harry Duncan is called upon by his ex wife to investigate crime waves in the midwest.
As US Attorney, his ex wife isn't ready to declare an open investigation, but she suspects that the hole left by the slot end of the mafia is being filled by minor characters.

Harry goes in to a small town and finds lot of interesting characters and a new potential crime syndicate. The problem is that the problem is much bigger and more complex then he assumed and he might have trouble extricating himself from the mess. If you like crime dramas, undercover cops, dry humor and thrilling scenes, Murder Book is for you! #penzler

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