Thomas Perry is the author of hardboiled thrillers that feature a range of different highly skilled professionals whose specialties lie far from what might be considered the mainstream.
His first series is the Butcher's Boy series that features an anonymous hit-man named Michael Schaeffer. The Jane Whitefield series concetrates on a native American woman who helps people disappear. A third series revolves around a retired LAPD homicide detective by the name of Jack Till who is a private investigator.
Added to the series novels, Perry has also written a number of very strong stand-alone novels.
Thomas Perry Novels
|Butcher's Boy Series|
|The Butcher's Boy (1982)
||Sleeping Dogs (1992)|
|The Informant (2011)|
|Jane Whitefield Series|
|Vanishing Act (1995)||Dance for the Dead (1996)|
|Shadow Woman (1997)||The Face-Changers (1998)|
|Blood Money (1999)||Runner (2009)|
|Poison Flower (2012)||A String of Beads (2015)|
|Jack Till Series|
|Silence (2007)||The Boyfriend (2013)|
|Metzger's Dog (1983)||Big Fish (1985)|
|Island (1987)||Death Benefits (2001)|
|Pursuit (2001)||Dead Aim (2002)|
|Nightlife (2006)||Fidelity (2008)|
|Strip (2010)||Forty Thieves (2016)|
|The Old Man (2017)|
Butcher's Boy - 1983 Edgar Award for Best First Novel, Finalist 1982 New Blood Dagger Award
Dance For the Dead - Finalist 1997 Barry Award for Best Novel and 1987 Dilys Award
The Informant - 2012 Barry Award for Best Thriller and Finalist 2011 Hammett Prize