Eight Perfect Murders




      Eight Perfect Murders
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 murders.Years 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 History.But 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 wife.To 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. Best Download Books Eight Perfect Murders author Peter Swanson – bluevapours.co.uk

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 Asimov s Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine.A graduate of Trinity College, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and Emerson College, he lives in Somerville, Massachusetts with his wife and cat.


      Eight Perfect Murders
 By Peter  Swanson IBN : 0062838202 Format : Hardcover – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 270 pages
  • Eight Perfect Murders
  • Peter Swanson
  • English
  • 15 July 2018
  • 0062838202

10 thoughts on “ Eight Perfect Murders

  1. Emily May 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 dealmeta 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 scratched an itch I didn t even know I had, so to speak See, I love love lists of books When Goodreads or Buzzfeed or whatever posts a list of 50 Must Read ____ Books or 10 Books are time travel True readers al...

  2. Kim ~ It’s All About the Thrill 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 this stuff Can yo...

  3. Meredith says:

    CLEVER Books are time travel True readers all know this But books dont 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 This is a compelling, original, and intriguing read about the mystery genreWhen Mal, an independent bookstore owner, is contacted by the FBI regarding a blog CLEVERBooks 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 pos...

  4. Dita 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, Strangers on a Train, The Red House Mystery, Malice Aforethought, Double Indemnity, The Drowner, The Secret History and Deathtrap 2 Too much 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, Strangers on a Train, The Red House Mystery, Malice Aforethought, Double Indemnity,...

  5. Emily (Books with Emily Fox) says:

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

  6. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    I need a Gibberish translator right now Because this is only language I may fluently speak after reading this book Fcjeijfiojopi50ov See I lost control my thoughts again I cannot form a proper sentence There is no slightest chance for me to dislike this book 8 perfect murders based on selected amazing thrillers starting from Christies epic A.B.C Murders this time the killer concentrated on bird namesthan alphabetical order to thrilling Ira Levin play Deathtrap after watching the I need a Gibberish translator right now Because this is only language I may fluently speak after reading this book Fcjeijfiojopi50ov See I lost control my thoughts again I cannot form a proper sentence There is no slightest chance for me to dislike this book 8 perfect murders based on selected amazing thrillers starting from Christie s epic A.B.C Murders this time the killer concentrated on bird namesthan alphabetical order to thrilling...

  7. Chelsea Humphrey says:

    3.5 STARSDo 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 Murders My first love affair with the written word outside of adolescence was with many of the books included on this perfect murders list, including Agatha 3.5 STARSDo 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 ...

  8. Holly B 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 While I was reading, I never wanted to close the book I was always intrigued and changing my theory All I wanted to ...

  9. Debra 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 murder investigation when a killer begins using his blog list about perfect murders and uses those as inspiration and begins killing 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 mo...

  10. Mary Beth says:

    Malcolm owned a bookstore He decided to do a blog on his website called Eight Perfect Murders In his blog he decided to make a list of the genres most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack Malcolm finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation because a clever killer has started using his list of these perfect murders This book wasof a slow burning mystery to me, instead of a thriller I am not a big Agatha Christie fan, so that is why I didn t love this Malcolm owned a bookstore He decided to do a blog on his website called Eight Perfect Murders In his blog he decided to make a list of the genres most unsolvable murders, those that are almost impossible to crack Malcolm finds himself at the center of an FBI investigation because a clever killer has started using his list of these perfect murders This book wasof a slow burning mystery to me, instead of a thriller I am not a big Agatha Christie fan, so that is why I didn t love this one I amof a thri...

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