Synopses & Reviews
A careful, methodical young data analyst for a California insurance company, John Walker knows when people will marry, at what age they will most likely have children, and when they will die. All signs point to a long successful career?until Max Stillman, a gruff security consultant, appears without warning at the office. It seems a colleague with whom Walker once had an affair has disappeared after paying a very large death benefit to an impostor. Stillman wants to find and convict her; Walker is convinced the woman is innocent. Now Walker teams up with Stillman on an urgent north-by-northeast race? relentlessly leading to a pay-off that just might shock the life out of him. . . .
About the Author
Thomas Perry won an Edgar for The Butchers Boy, and Metzgers Dog was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His other books include Blood Money, The Face-Changers, Shadow Woman, Dance for the Dead, and Vanishing Act. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two daughters.