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Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre's most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack--which he titled "Eight Perfect Murders"--chosen from among the best of the best including Agatha Christie's A. B. C. Murders, Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a Train, Ira Levin's Death Trap, A. A. Milne's Red House Mystery, Anthony Berkeley Cox's Malice Aforethought, James M. Cain's Double Indemnity, John D. Macdonald's The Drowner, and Donna Tartt's A Secret History. But no one is more surprised than Mal, now the owner of the Old Devils Bookstore in Boston, when an FBI agent comes knocking on his door one snowy day in February. She's looking for information about a series of unsolved murders that look eerily similar to the killings on Mal's old list. And the FBI agent isn't the only one interested in this bookseller who spends almost every night at home reading. There is killer is out there, watching his every move--a diabolical threat who knows way too much about Mal's personal history, especially the secrets he's never told anyone, even his recently deceased wife. To protect himself, Mal begins looking into possible suspects . . . and sees a killer in everyone around him. But Mal doesn't count on the investigation leaving a trail of death in its wake. Suddenly, a series of shocking twists leaves more victims dead--and the noose around Mal's neck grows so tight he might never escape.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hermiston Public Library Mystery SWAN (Text) 37838000538785 Mystery Book Branch_Only_3months 09/29/2020 Checked out 12/24/2020
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Swanson, P (Text) 35178001782344 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/29/2020 Available -
Dufur School Community Library FIC SWA (Text) 37021000025348 FICTION Book None 04/27/2020 Available -
Harney County Library FIC SWANS (Text) 37720000601591 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 05/19/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library FIC SWANSON (Text) 33892100668483 Adult Fiction Book None 03/13/2020 Available -
OTLD Irrigon Branch F SWA (Text) 37818000369944 Adult Fiction Book None 03/10/2020 Available -
Ontario Community Library SWANSON, Peter (Text) 33330004516094 Adult Fiction Book None 03/20/2020 Available -
Sherman County Public/School Library FIC SWA (Text) 37039000174347 FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 07/02/2020 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library SWANS (Text) 33892006574264 NEW BOOKS New/High Demand None 03/04/2020 Available -
Union Carnegie Public Library A SWANSON (Text) 37883000356085 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 04/15/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062838209
  • ISBN: 0062838202
  • Physical Description: 270 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Years ago, bookseller and mystery aficionado Malcolm Kershaw compiled a list of the genre's most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack--which he titled "Eight Perfect Murders"--chosen from among the best of the best including Agatha Christie's A. B. C. Murders, Patricia Highsmith's Strangers on a Train, Ira Levin's Death Trap, A. A. Milne's Red House Mystery, Anthony Berkeley Cox's Malice Aforethought, James M. Cain's Double Indemnity, John D. Macdonald's The Drowner, and Donna Tartt's A Secret History. But no one is more surprised than Mal, now the owner of the Old Devils Bookstore in Boston, when an FBI agent comes knocking on his door one snowy day in February. She's looking for information about a series of unsolved murders that look eerily similar to the killings on Mal's old list. And the FBI agent isn't the only one interested in this bookseller who spends almost every night at home reading. There is killer is out there, watching his every move--a diabolical threat who knows way too much about Mal's personal history, especially the secrets he's never told anyone, even his recently deceased wife. To protect himself, Mal begins looking into possible suspects . . . and sees a killer in everyone around him. But Mal doesn't count on the investigation leaving a trail of death in its wake. Suddenly, a series of shocking twists leaves more victims dead--and the noose around Mal's neck grows so tight he might never escape. --from book jacket.
Subject: Booksellers and bookselling > Fiction.
Massachusetts > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.
Novels.

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