This is probably the weakest of his work that I've read to date, not much more than a paint-by-numbers serial killer procedural that could have been...more
Thomas Perry, author of the Edgar Award?winning The Butcher's Boy, the five-volume Jane Whitefield series, and other best-selling novels, has taken typical elements of an ordinary crime thriller and given them an unusual, erotic twist. The New York Times compares Nightlife's psychological impact to that of The Silence of the Lambs and Mystic River: we're not dealing with a stock killer but a rather ordinary young woman turned bad. Critics agree that Perry successfully delves deep inside the fema...more
Nightlife is a complex crime hunt with numerous pl...more
Charlene Buckner grew up poor, getting dragged to beauty pageants by her flaky mom. She goes on to use the acting skills to attract men. When she is eventual...more
There was creepy stuff about identity theft, and I really wanted to read this after Terry basically ignored me for a day and a half while he read this one. As it turns out, he went to high school w/Perry's brother or something like that, which is neither here nor there...
In any case, I like the relationship between Catherine and Joe, although at the end I was...more
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J. Robert Ewbank author "John Wesley, Natural Man, and the 'Isms'"