Thomas Perry Biography
Thomas Perry was born on August 7th, 1947 and is currently 76 years old. Thomas Perry was born in Tonawanda, New York, USA. Perry attended Cornell University where he received a Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester where he received a Ph.D. English Literature.
Thomas Perry is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 16 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1983 with the novel Metzger's Dog. The most recently released novel was Murder Book which was released in 2023.
Thomas Perry has also written the Jane Whitefield series which has 9 books including Vanishing Act and Dance for the Dead.
Thomas Perry Awards & Accolades
Perry's books have won multiple awards, The Butcher's Boy won the Edgar Award, Best First Novel, in 1983. Pursuit won the Gumshoe Award, Best Mystery Novel, in 2002. The Informant won the Barry Award, Best Thriller, in 2012. Eddie's Boy won the Barry Award, Best Thriller, in 2021.
The following novels by Thomas Perry were also nominated for these awards:
- The Butcher's Boy: Crime Writer's Association Award, New Blood Dagger Award (1982).
- Dance for the Dead: Barry Award, Best Novel (1997). Dilys Award, Best Mystery Novel (1997).
- Silence: Barry Award, Best Thriller (2008).
- The Informant: Hammett Prize, Best Crime Novel (2011).
- The Old Man: Barry Award, Best Thriller (2018). Macavity Award, Best Mystery Novel (2018).
- The Burglar: Barry Award, Best Thriller (2020).
Thomas Perry F.A.Q
When was Thomas Perry Born? How old is Thomas Perry?
Thomas Perry was born on August 7th, 1947. Thomas Perry is currently 76 years old.
Where was Thomas Perry Born?
Thomas Perry was born in Tonawanda, New York, USA and is American.
What book awards has Thomas Perry won?
What was the first book Thomas Perry wrote?
The first novel written by Thomas Perry was The Butcher's Boy, published in 1982.
What was the most recent book Thomas Perry wrote?
His most recently released work was Murder Book on January 17th, 2023.
Will there be any more books by Thomas Perry?
Thomas Perry has a new book coming out on January 16th, 2024 called Hero.
How many books has Thomas Perry written?
Thomas Perry has written 35 books. 4 books in the Butcher's Boy Series, 2 books in the Fargo Adventures Series, 2 books in the Jack Till Series, 9 books in the Jane Whitefield Series, 16 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 1 book in the Mysterious Profiles Series, 1 book in the Bibliomysteries Series.
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