Title Profile & Character Information

A Dance at the Slaughterhouse

Awards
1992  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)

Characters
NameScudder, Matthew
GendersMale
 Male
OccupationsPrivate investigator
 Private investigator
TraitsRecovering alcoholic
Retired
Divorced
Father
Recovering alcoholic
Retired
Divorced
Father

NameTJ
GendersMale
 Male
OccupationsHustler
 Hustler
TraitsStreet-wise
Street-wise

GenreMystery
    --Detective, Private
    --Hard boiled
    --Detective, Private
    --Hard boiled
Fiction
TopicsSex industry
Related crimes
Heiresses
Rape-murders
Teenage prostitution
Gangsters
Sadomasochism
Sex crimes
Sex industry
Related crimes
Heiresses
Rape-murders
Teenage prostitution
Gangsters
Sadomasochism
Sex crimes
SettingNew York City
New York City


Series
  Matthew Scudder mystery
1The Sins of the fathers
2Time to murder and create
3In the midst of death
4A Stab in the dark
5Eight million ways to die
Sometimes they bite (Short stories)
Like a lamb to slaughter (Short stories)
6When the sacred ginmill closes
7Out on the cutting edge
8A Ticket to the boneyard
9A Dance at the slaughterhouse
10A Walk among the tombstones
11The Devil knows you're dead
Some days you get the bear (Short stories)
12A Long line of dead men
13Even the wicked
14Everybody dies
15Hope to die
16All the flowers are dying