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A Chilling Tale Of Psychological Suspense And An Homage To The Thriller Genre Tailor Made For Fans The Story Of A Bookseller Who Finds Himself At The Center Of An FBI Investigation Because A Very Clever Killer Has Started Using His List Of Fiction S Most Ingenious MurdersYears 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 HistoryBut No One Is Surprised Than Mal, Now The Owner Of The Old Devils Bookshop 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 The 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 WifeTo 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 Victims Dead And The Noose Around Mal S Neck Grows So Tight He Might Never Escape Eight Perfect Murders


About the Author: Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson is the author of six novels including The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, Her Every Fear, an NPR book of the year, and his most recent thriller, Eight Perfect Murders His books have been translated into 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimovs Science Fiction, The



10 thoughts on “Eight Perfect Murders

  1. says:

    Books are time travel True readers all know this. What an adventure this book was There s no denying that Eight Perfect Murders was a good deal meta than my usual thriller picks, but I thoroughly enjoyed this romp through the mystery thriller crime genre from the classics to the modern to the obscure.This book scratc


  2. says:

    Wow What do I even say about a book that has rendered me speechless This book is a thriller lovers dream come true First of all, Peter Swanson won me over with The Kind Worth Killing and has never let me down since I find him and Liz Nugent to be the masters of the dark, twisted thrillers I often wonder how they come up with thi


  3. says:

    CLEVER Books are time travel True readers all know this But books don t just take you back to the time in which they were written they can take you back to different versions of yourself A blog post written on eight mystery novels that detail the perfect murders becomes the blueprint for a serial killer in Eight Perfect Murders


  4. says:

    Guess who got the ARC Me Can t wait to read this one ASAP


  5. says:

    3.5 STARS Do you want to tell me why you re questioning me She unzipped her leather bag and removed a single sheet of paper Do you remember a list you wrote for this store s blog, back in 2004 A list called Eight Perfect Murders As an avid reader of anything that Peter Swanson writes, I couldn t wait to crack open Eight Perfect M


  6. says:

    This one was a page turner from the beginning for me What a bookish tale A bookish narrator Malcolm KershawA bookish setting Old Devils BookstoreA bookish blog list Going to have to read some of these and Strangers on A Train is one I own and will read next A bookish murder I guessed wrong Even a bookish cat Nero don t worry he fares fine W


  7. says:

    Peter Swanson writes the dream novel for crime and mystery fiction aficionados as he pays tribute to the genre, with the ideal unreliable narrator in bookseller Malcolm Kershaw who runs and part owns The Old Devil s Bookstore specialising in crime fiction, in Boston, Massachusetts Many years ago Kershaw compiled in his blog a personal list of


  8. says:

    I tried to love this as much as I have loved some other Peter Swanson books but in the end, I think it was just three stars.Here s why1 Spoilers Holy crap The books he spoils are some of the best I ve ever read and if I d read this book before I d read some of those Wow, I d be murderous I mean, major spoilers.BOOKS SPOILED The A.B.C Murders, Str


  9. says:

    4.5 What a clever homage to the classic murder mystery The author s love shines through in these pages Don t come expecting a police procedural with the latest in forensic science But come expecting to be thoroughly entertained I have a particular love for the mystery authors of old like Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, and Ruth Rendell, and I binge read


  10. says:

    Calling All Bloggers This book might make you want to resist reconsider re think blogging lists such as, your top ten favorite books, top ten favorite movies, or as is the case in this book making a list about The Eight Perfect Murders found in fiction.Malcolm Mal Kershaw is a bookstore owner and mystery aficionado has found himself caught up in a murd


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