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Mourn the Living has been named one of the top twelve mystery novels of 2010 by The Strand magazine.

Other authors on the list include Elmore Leonard, Jeffrey Deaver, Tess Gerritsen, Alexander McCall Smith, Faye Kellerman, and John Lescroart


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"Keeps the adrenaline pumping right through to the ending."
Publishers Weekly

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"A compelling new sleuth is on the scene: reporter Alex Chapa, who's as dogged and daring as any you'll find in today's crime fiction.  Henry Perez writes with a journalist's keen eye for detail, and a thriller writer's instinct for surprising plot twists."
Tess Gerritsen, NYT bestselling author of
Ice Cold  

"Mourn the Living  is an exciting, and well-written novel! It is a welcome follow-up to Henry Perez's deservedly successful debut."
  Anne Perry, NYT bestselling author
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"Taut, well-crafted"
Chicago Sun-Times

"A top notch read."
Crimespree Magazine

Killing Red is on the shelves at bookstores everywhere.

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"Whenever you read a debut novel as sensational as Killing Red , you ask yourself—Is the author a one-hit wonder or can he consistently produce top-flight novels?  Perez answers this question resoundingly with a follow-up that tops his first.  Mourn the Living has the pace, intensity, and heart of a classic thriller.  I would read anything this author writes."
David Ellis, Edgar Award winning author of The Hidden Man

"Henry Perez is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors of suspenseful books and his latest, Mourn the Living is a book that grabs the reader by the throat and won’t let go.  This book got read so fast the pages got hot. Perfect summer reading."
Crimespree Magazine

"Another gripping tale by Henry Perez. In Mourn the Living, Perez once again proves that our most terrifying monsters are the ones who live among us."
Steve Alten, NYT bestselling author of Meg and Grim Reaper: End of Days

"Mourn the Living is a thrilling and beautifully-crafted piece of crime fiction, and Perez's creation, newspaperman Alex Chapa, is not only a true original but a rarity, a man whose toughness and sensitivity combine to make a thoroughly human, utterly believable hero. If you liked "The Wire," you're going to love this."
Blake Crouch, author of Snowbound and Abandon

"Perez skillfully grafts a compelling human face onto
the cruel, dark heart of this meticulously plotted
and complex thriller."
Andrew Grant, author of Even and Die Twice

"With a seemingly effortless manipulation of laser sharp prose, Henry Perez juggles plot, character and suspense with the smooth skill of a seasoned veteran.  Hard to believe this is only his second novel."
          Victor Gischler, Award winning author of Gun Monkeys and The Deputy


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When the latest in a series of dead bodies turns up in the Chicago River, newspaper reporter Alex Chapa and Police Lieutenant Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels reluctantly join forces. Konrath (Whiskey Sour, Fuzzy Navel, Cherry Bomb) and Perez (Killing Red) have teamed up to create FLOATERS, a mystery tale that combines humor with thrills.

FLOATERS is an e-book exclusive novella co-written by Henry Perez and J.A. Konrath, featuring both of their series protagonists, Alex Chapa and Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels. FLOATERS also contains excerpts from Killing Red and Cherry Bomb (by J.A. Konrath).

To purchase a Kindle edition of FLOATERS that includes several extras, click here.

Contact me at : Henry@henryperezbooks.com

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