Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield Series #2)

Dance for the Dead (Jane Whitefield Series #2)

by Thomas Perry

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Overview

“Compelling . . . Nobody writes a chase better than [Thomas] Perry.”—The Washington Post Book World

Jane Whitefield is the patron saint of the pursued, a Native American “guide” who specializes in making victims vanish. Calling on the ancient wisdom of the Seneca tribe and her own razor-sharp cunning, she conjures up new identities for people with nowhere left to run. She's as quick and quiet as freshly fallen show, and she covers a trail just as completely. But when a calculating killer stalks an innocent eight-year-old boy, Jane faces dangerous obstacles that will put her powers—and her life—to a terrifying test. . . .

Praise for Dance for the Dead

“Spellbinding . . . Terrific . . . Jane Whitefield may be the most arresting protagonist in the 90s thriller arena. . . . Thrillers need good villains, and this one has a formidable SOB who is cold-blooded enough to satisfy anybody's taste.”Entertainment Weekly

“A terse thriller . . . Perry starts the story with a bang.”San Francisco Chronicle

“One of the most engaging heroines in contemporary suspense.”The Flint Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804114257
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1997
Series: Jane Whitefield Series , #2
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.88(h) x 1.08(d)

About the Author

Thomas Perry won an Edgar Award for The Butcher’s Boy, and Metzger’s Dog was one of the New York Times's Notable Books of the Year. His other books include The Face-Changers, Shadow Woman, Dance for the Dead, and Vanishing Act. He lives in Southern California with his wife and two daughters.

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"Bean's performance is engaging. She mixes her pace and tones adeptly, allowing listeners to fully appreciate the richness of Whitefield's character.... This is an entertaining novel that benefits from Bean's narration." —-AudioFile

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