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The Informant

(2011)
(The third book in the Butcher's Boy series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Barry Awards Best Thriller
Married and living in England under the name Michael Schaeffer, the assassin known as the Butcher's Boy is the target of a Mafia hit team sent to exact revenge for his deadly campaign against the Balacontano family years earlier. Schaeffer kills all three attackers, but knows more will come, and needs to find whoever sent them to end it once and for all.

Soon Elizabeth Waring, now high up in the Organized Crime Division of the Justice Department, receives a surprise late-night visit from the Butcher's Boy. Knowing she keeps track of the Mafia, he asks her who the three men work for. Not knowing they have been murdered, she gives him a name: Frank Tosca, an aspirant to the Balacontano throne. In exchange, he tells her about a murder Tosca committed over twenty years ago. So begins a new assault on organized crime, and the uneasy alliance between The Butcher's Boy and Waring, who trade current information for old secrets.

As the Butcher's Boy works his way ever closer to his quarry in an effort to protect his new way of life, Waring finds herself in a race against time, either to convince him to become a protected informant--or to take him out of commission for good.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

July 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Informant (Butcher's Boy Novel)
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 1-4104-3926-7 / 978-1-4104-3926-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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May 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Informant: An Otto Penzler Book (Butcher's Boy)
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 0-547-56933-5 / 978-0-547-56933-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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May 2011 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 1-4001-4955-X / 978-1-4001-4955-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media
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Paperback Editions

May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Informant (Butcher's Boy, Book 3)
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 0-547-73743-2 / 978-0-547-73743-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mariner Books
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Audio Editions

May 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 1-4001-1955-3 / 978-1-4001-1955-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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May 2011 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
ISBN: 1-4001-6955-0 / 978-1-4001-6955-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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May 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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May 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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May 2011 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Informant: A Butcher's Boy Novel
Author(s): Thomas Perry
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Informant: An Otto Penzler Book (Butcher's Boy 3)
Author(s): Thomas Perry
Publisher: Mariner Books
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