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Short Synopsis
In this explosive novel from the Edgar Award–winning author of The Butcher's Boy, an unsuspecting man tries to help a young woman on the edge and finds himself drawn into a series of lethal struggles with a deadly adversary.

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Robert Mallon has lived for ten quiet years in affluent Santa Barbara, California, when an encounter on a beach with a mysterious young woman shatters his peaceful, carefully constructed life. Despite Mallon's desperate attempts, he loses her and becomes obsessed with discovering why. He hires detective Lydia Marks to uncover the secrets of this stranger's life, and what they learn propels them into a terrifying world of sinister secrets and deadly hatreds.

Targeting Mallon is the master hunter Parish, a man with an expert understanding of evil who preys on rich people's desires for dominance and revenge. Mallon is drawn into a lethal struggle with this deadly adversary—and then another, and another, and another.

"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 succeeds with Dead Aim on all fronts. It's both chilling and absorbing, the right mix in a thriller." ---The New York Daily News

"Simply superior action-film fare with a body count to match." ---Kirkus

"Totally engrossing and believable.... Unending suspense and a shocking denouement." ---Library Journal

"Thomas Perry is, quite simply, brilliant. And as each book comes out he becomes more so." ---Robert B. Parker

"Smart, funny, and nasty; it will grab you and not let go." ---The Washington Post

"Kramer keeps pace, lending controlled voices to the characters. Dead Aim is a worthy psychological chase." ---AudioFile
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Thomas Perry

Dead Aim

Author Thomas Perry

Narrated by Michael Kramer

Publication date Mar 31, 2010

Running time 13 hrs

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