Mr Mister Slaughter by Robert McCammon Book Subterranean Press First 1st Edition
Title: Mister Slaughter
Author: Robert McCammon
Series: Matthew Corbett Novels Series Book 3
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Format: Hardcover / Hardback
Collectible -- First Edition / 1st Printing
Condition: First Edition / 1st Printing. Book is as new, slight shelf wear. Appears never read. No markings. NOT ex library or remaindered. DJ is protected in removable mylar cover. SHIPS IN A BOX! Packaged with care.
Genre: Colonial Historical Thriller; Horror Novels
The world of Colonial America comes vibrantly to life in this masterful historical thriller by Robert McCammon.
New York City. 1702. Matthew Corbett, 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.
Their response to this offer sets in motion a series of astonishing, ultimately catastrophic events. 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. Suspenseful, illuminating, never less than compulsively readable, it is, by any measure, an extraordinary achievement, the largest accomplishment to date from one of our most gifted - and necessary - writers.