Eddie's Boy (Butcher's Boy, Book 4)
A hit man is called back into action in this explosivethriller from the New York Times bestselling author andmaster of nail-biting suspenseMichael Shaeffer is a retired American businessman, livingpeacefully in England with his aristocratic wife. But her annualsummer party brings strangers to their house, and with them, anattempt on Michael's life. He is immediately thrust into action,luring his lethal pursuers to Australia before venturing into thelion's den--the States--to figure out why the mafia is after himagain, and how to stop them.Eddie's Boy jumps between Michael's current predicamentand the past, between the skillset he now ruthlessly andsuccessfully employs and the training that made him what he is. Weglimpse the days before he became the Butcher's Boy, the highlyskilled hit man who pulled a slaughter job on some double-crossingclients and started a mob war, to his childhood spent apprenticedto Eddie, a seasoned hired assassin. And we watch him pit twoprominent mafia families against each other to eliminate hisenemies one by one.He's meticulous in his approach, using an old contact turnedadversary in the Organized Crime Division of the Justice Departmentfor information, without ever allowing her to get too close to histrail. But will he be able to escape this new wave of youngcontract killers, or will the years finally catch up to him?Perry's Edgar Award-winning Butcher's Boyreturns in full force in this exhilarating new instalment to thebeloved series.