'Nightlife': When a Killer Won't Fit a Profile

Detail from the cover of 'Nightlife' shows a silhouette of a woman.

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Thomas Perry's thriller Nightlife has a woman serial killer, a woman cop and many identity changes. Perry tells Linda Wertheimer that despite the bloody themes of his work, he often has trouble killing off favorite characters.

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