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Praise

“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

“[Perry is] a master of nail-biting suspense.” —Los Angeles Times

“Perry is so skillful with the old chase-and-pursuit routine, creates such interesting characters, and writes about them so tellingly, one wants more immediately, not next year—right now.” —The Boston Globe

“The best thing about Thomas Perry’s thrillers are the devilishly ingenious schemes his protagonists devise to outwit their pursuers. . . . Perry keeps readers engrossed with wickedly smart protagonists . . . Perry can really write.” —San Francisco Examiner

“Spellbinding . . . Jane shares some traits with another outstanding protagonist, Lee Child’s Jack Reacher. Both are resourceful, fearless, and whip-smart.” —Seattle Times, on Poison Flower

“Perry’s heroine, Jane Whitefield, continues to be one of the most original and intriguing characters in contemporary crime fiction. . . . Perry plunges us into his patented nerve-wracking, extended chase scenes before the novel’s harrowing climax.” —Booklist (starred review), on Poison Flower

“Clever protagonists, cunning killers, white-knuckle action . . . Thomas Perry delivers all that good stuff in The Boyfriend.” —New York Times Book Review, on The Boyfriend

“The best thing about Thomas Perry’s thrillers are the devilishly ingenious schemes his protagonists devise to outwit their pursuers. . . . Perry can really write.” —San Francisco Examiner, on The Boyfriend

“[Perry’s] work is characterized by tight, clean prose, well-drawn characters and heartpounding suspense.” —Associated Press, on The Boyfriend

“Perry’s prose is perfect. The Boyfriend is a model for thriller writers and one that should reinforce the reputation of the author of The Butcher’s Boy and The Informant. If you haven’t read anything by Thomas Perry, you’re in for a delightful surprise.” —Huntington News, on The Boyfriend

“Mr. Perry’s characters come to life with a single sentence. . . . He’s one of the greatest living writers of suspense fiction.” —The New York Sun

Thomas Perry in Discussion with Otto Penzler