Fidelity by Thomas Perry

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Murder, money, and marriage pack a triple treat in this absorbing, character-driven crime novel from Thomas Perry.

 

When Los Angeles P.I. Phil Kramer is shot dead on a deserted suburban street in the middle of the night, his wife, Emily, is left with an emptied bank account and a lot of questions. How could Phil leave her penniless? What was he going to do with the money? And, most of all, who was the man she thought she married? Meanwhile, Jerry Hobart has some questions of his own. It’s none of his business why he was hired to kill Phil Kramer. But now that he’s been ordered to take out Kramer’s widow, he senses a deeper secret at work—and maybe a bigger payoff from Ted Forrest, the mysterious wealthy man behind the hit.

 

About Thomas Perry

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Thomas Perry, noted for his sophisticated and humorous suspense novels, has written nearly twenty books, including seven featuring Jane Whitefield and The Butcher's Boy, which won an Edgar Award for Best First Novel.
 
Published June 4, 2009 by Mariner Books. 369 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Nor is Emily the only one who’s looking for them, as she realizes when a masked man takes her prisoner, interrogates her about Phil’s work and threatens to kill her if she doesn’t share the information he insists she must have about his last case.

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And if the trail leads to the very spoiled and wealthy man whose actions Hobart has been paid to conceal, Hobart already knows his employer has no scruples.

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Perry's tale of murder and love in various forms-genuine, unrequited, illicit and perverse-begins with the killing of a philandering private eye, then concentrates on the effect of the death on his adoring wife, the oddly conflicted paid assassin, and his employer, a wealthy, insane child molester.

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Audio Fidelity prides itself on not succumbing to the mastering trend of compressing the audio and flattening the nuances out in an overly loud wash.

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