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Sleeping Dogs (Butcher's Boy Series #2)
     

Sleeping Dogs (Butcher's Boy Series #2)

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by Thomas Perry
 

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He came to England to rest. He calls himself Michael Shaeffer, says he's a retired American businessman. He goes to the races, dates a kinky aristocrat, and sleeps with dozens of weapons. Ten years ago it was different. Then, he was the Butcher's Boy, the highly skilled mob hit man who pulled a slaughter job on some double-crossing clients and started a mob war. Ever

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Sleeping Dogs (Butcher's Boy Series #2) 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great book. I love the butcher boy; smart, ruthless and sometimes compassionate. I hope there are more Butcher Boy books.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I purchased this sequel after reading the first book and being intrigued by the main character yet disappointed by the lack of a solid resolution to the story; the book ends with so many questions unanswered one expects at least one more chapter. The sequel picks up 10 years later as the protagonist is living free and incognito and no longer plying his murderous trade. Unfortunately a chance encounter reveals his whereabouts to his mob enemies and once again he is consumed by both escape from (or elimination of) the mobsters and avoiding FBI investigators. The problem is, once again, the book simply ends with no closure, no resolution, no indication of "what might be next". When I scrolled to what I expected to be another chapter I was surprised to see a blank page then realized I had, indeed, finished the book, with no satisfaction from having any of the loose threads Perry left hanging tied up. The writing is very good, characterizations very strong, action thrilling, but ultimately unsatisfying. One wants a climax to a story, perhaps a denouement, and maybe an epilogue, but neither book in this series provides any of the three - they both just leave you hanging.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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