|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The world of Colonial America comes vibrantly to life in this masterful new historical thriller by Robert McCammon. The latest entry in the popular Matthew Corbett series, which began with Speaks the Nightbird and continued in The Queen of Bedlam, Mister Slaughter opens in the emerging metropolis of New York City in 1702, and proceeds to take both Matthew and the reader on an unforgettable journey of horror, violence, and personal discovery. The journey begins when Matthew, now an apprentice "problem solver" for the London-based Herrald Agency, accepts an unusual and hazardous commission. Together with his colleague, Hudson Greathouse, he agrees to escort the notorious mass murderer Tyranthus Slaughter from an asylum outside Philadelphia to the docks of New York. Along the way, Slaughter makes his captors a surprising - and extremely tempting - offer. Mister Slaughter is at once a classic portrait of an archetypal serial killer and an exquisitely detailed account of a fledgling nation still in the process of inventing itself.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
Matthew Corbett series
#1 - Speaks the nightbird
#2 - The Queen of Bedlam
#3 - Mister Slaughter
#4 - The Providence rider
#5 - The River of souls
#6 - Freedom of the mask
#7 - Cardinal black
Mass murderers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
Serial murderers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- 18th century -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| Burton, MI :Subterranean Press,2010
|Other Titles|| Mr. Slaughter
445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
|ISBN||9781596062764 (trade ed.)
1596062762 (trade ed.)
9781596062771 (limited ed.)
1596062770 (limited ed.)