Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780804115414, 384pp.
Publication Date: April 30, 2002
Jane Whitefield, the fearless "guide" who helps people in trouble disappear, make victims vanish, has just begun her quiet new life as Mrs. Carey McKinnon, when she is called upon again, to face her toughest opponents yet.Jane must try to save a young girl fleeing a deadly mafioso.Yet the deceptively simple task of hiding a girl propels Jane into the center of horrific events, and pairs her with Bernie the Elephant, the mafia's man with the money.Bernie has a photographic memory, and in order to undo an evil that has been growing for half a century, he and Jane engineer the biggest theft of all time, stealing billions from hidden mafia accounts and donating the money to charity.Heart-stopping pace, fine writing, and mesmerizing characters combine inBlood Moneyto make it the best novel yet by the writer called "one of America's finest storytellers,"(San Francisco Examiner).
“Brilliant . . . Buy it: I guarantee you’ll be up all night.”
–Los Angeles Times
“DOWNRIGHT DAZZLING. . . The little voice that promises adventure and danger in Thomas Perry’s hide-and-seek thrillers sends out another irresistible summons in Blood Money.”
–The New York Times Book Review
“It didn’t take long before I was hooked, totally immersed in the life of Jane Whitefield. . . . The plot takes one unexpected turn after another.”
–Austin American Statesman