Dance for the Dead

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Random House Publishing Group, 1997 - Fiction - 406 pages
56 Reviews
"COMPELLING . . . NOBODY WRITES A CHASE BETTER THAN PERRY."

  *The Washington Post Book World



When eight-year-old Timothy Decker finds his parents brutally murdered, it's clear the Deckers weren't the intended victims: Timothy's own room--ransacked, all traces of his existence expertly obliterated *is the shocking evidence. Timothy's nanny, Mona, is certain about only one thing. Timmy needs to disappear, fast.



Only Jane Whitefield, a Native American "guide" who specializes in making victims vanish, can lead him to safety. But diverting Jane's attention is Mary Perkins, a desperate woman with S&L fraud in her past. Stalking Mary is a ruthless predator determined to find her *and the fortune she claims she doesn't have. Jane quickly creates a new life for Mary and jumps back on Timmy's case . . . not knowing that the two are fatefully linked to one calculating killer. . . .



"Spellbinding . . . Terrific . . . Jane Whitefield may be the most arresting protagonist in the 90s thriller arena. . . . Thrillers need good villains, and this one has a formidable SOB who is cold-blooded enough to satisfy anybody's taste."

  *Entertainment Weekly



"A terse thriller . . . Perry starts the story with a bang."

  *San Francisco Chronicle

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Review: Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield #2)

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

Thomas Perry's Jane Whitefield # 2 "Dance For The Dead" is another excellent yarn as expected from Perry. This time out, Jane has to guide Mary Perkins off the grid, and out of the hands of some ... Read full review

Review: Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield #2)

User Review  - Julie Kellner - Goodreads

I've forgotten how much I enjoy reading the Jane Whitefield. Thoroughly recommended Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
43
Section 3
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About the author (1997)

Thomas Perry was born in Tonawanda, New York, in 1947. He graduated from Cornell University in 1969 and earned a Ph. D. in English Literature from the University of Rochester in 1974. He held a series of positions ranging from fisherman to professor, weapons mechanic to television writer and producer. Perry's novels, successful both critically and with the public, are suspenseful as well as comic. Butcher's Boy received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, and another one of his novels has been adapted in the movie, The Guide (1999). His other novels include: Death Benefits, Nightlife, Fidelity, and Strip. He lives in Southern California.

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