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Mister Slaughter

(2010)
(The third book in the Matthew Corbett series)
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The world of Colonial America comes vibrantly to life in this masterful new historical thriller by Robert McCammon. The latest entry in the popular Matthew Corbett series, which began with Speaks the Nightbird and continued in The Queen of Bedlam, Mister Slaughter opens in the emerging metropolis of New York City in 1702, and proceeds to take both Matthew and the reader on an unforgettable journey of horror, violence, and personal discovery.

The journey begins when Matthew, now an apprentice problem solver for the London-based Herrald Agency, accepts an unusual and hazardous commission. Together with his colleague, Hudson Greathouse, he agrees to escort the notorious mass murderer Tyranthus Slaughter from an asylum outside Philadelphia to the docks of New York. Along the way, Slaughter makes his captors a surprising--and extremely tempting--offer. Their response to this offer will alter the course of the novel, setting in motion a series of astonishing, ultimately catastrophic events.

Mister Slaughter is at once a classic portrait of an archetypal serial killer and an exquisitely detailed account of a fledgling nation still in the process of inventing itself. Suspenseful, illuminating, never less than compulsively readable, it is, by any measure, an extraordinary achievement, the largest accomplishment to date from one of our most gifted--and necessary--writers.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Hardback Editions

January 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mister Slaughter
Author(s): Robert McCammon
ISBN: 1-59606-913-9 / 978-1-59606-913-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean
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January 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mister Slaughter
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
ISBN: 1-59606-276-2 / 978-1-59606-276-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean Press
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Paperback Editions

February 2011 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mister Slaughter (Matthew Corbett, #3)
Author(s): Vincent Chong Robert R McCammon
ISBN: 1-59606-352-1 / 978-1-59606-352-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Subterranean Press
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Audio Editions

May 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mister Slaughter: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 3
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Mister Slaughter: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 3
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Mister Slaughter: A Matthew Corbett Novel, Book 3
Author(s): Robert R McCammon
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Mister Slaughter (The Matthew Corbett Series Book 3)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Crossroad Press
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June 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Mister Slaughter (Matthew Corbett Book 3)
Author(s): Robert McCammon
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Availability: Amazon