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Thomas Perry is the bestselling author of thirty novels, including the critically acclaimed Jane Whitefield series, The Butcher's Boy, which Parade included in its 2021 list of 101 Best Mystery Books of All Time, and Metzer's Dog which
NPR listeners selected as one of the 100 Best Killer Thrillers of All Time.
His book, The Old Man, inspired the television
series starring Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow, and Amy Brenneman.
His latest novel is Murder Book.
He lives in Southern California.
“The fact is, there are probably only half a dozen suspense writers now 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
"No one makes killing bad guys more fun, no one is smarter at blending research and invention, and no one offers a higher body count of ingenious hits.”--Library Journal
"Thomas Perry is, quite simply, brilliant. . ."––Robert Parker
“...one of the most thoroughly satisfying writers around” ––Lawrence Block
“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
“Perry is the best suspense writer in the business.”––The Boston Globe
"For nearly 40 years, Thomas Perry has been steadily building one of the most impressive bodies of work in contemporary crime fiction..." --Washington Post
*The Butcher’s Boy
Dance for the Dead
The Face Changers
A String of Beads
The Bomb Maker
A Small Town
The Left-Handed Twin
Murder Book (January, 2023)
*now a limited television series on FX/Hulu
starring Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow and