The informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
In Thomas Perry’s Edgar-winning debut The Butcher’s Boy, a professional killer betrayed by the Mafia leaves countless mobsters dead and then disappears. Justice Department official Elizabeth Waring is the only one who believes he ever existed. Many years later, the Butcher’s Boy finds his peaceful life threatened when a Mafia hit team finally catches up with him. He knows they won’t stop coming and decides to take the fight to their door.Soon Waring, now high up in the Organized Crime Division of the Justice Department, receives a surprise latenight visit from the Butcher’s Boy. Knowing she keeps track of the Mafia, he asks her whom his attackers worked for, offering information that will help her crack an unsolved murder in return. So begins a new assault on organized crime and an uneasy alliance between opposite sides of the law. As the Butcher’s Boy works his way ever closer to his quarry in an effort to protect his new way of life, Waring is in a race against time, either to convince him to become a protected informant—or to take him out of commission for good.
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|Grouped Work ID||28688202-eb7d-ee21-b2ba-dd97dda329c3|
|Grouping Author||perry thomas|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-17 04:47:28AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-17 04:48:29AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Fiction|
|display_description||A professional killer betrayed by the Mafia finds his peaceful life threatened when a hit team finally catches up with him. He knows they won't stop coming and decides to take the fight to their door. Soon Justice Department official Elizabeth Waring, the only one who believed in the assassin's existence years ago, receives a surprise late-night visit from him, and a new assault on organized crime, and an uneasy alliance between opposite sides of the law begins.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
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The Informant A Butcher's Boy Novel
The informant / Thomas Perry
|title_sub||A Butcher's Boy Novel|