As parker gets closer to the girl's captors, to the slaughter at a french monastery in 1944, he discovers that her disappearance is linked to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel -- an object considered by evil men to be beyond priceless. It dreams.
The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - The black angel begins with the disappearance of a young prostitute from one of New York City's seamiest neighborhoods. Like so many tormented souls before her, the girl's mother is inevitably drawn to Charlie Parker's doorstep desperate for redemption and revenge. To those who have been forsaken, hell has no geography.
The White Road: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Soon, all of these figures will face a final reckoning in southern swamps and northern forests, in distant locations linked by a single thread, a place where the paths of the living and the dead converge. Internationally bestselling author john connolly takes readers into the dark world of private detective Charlie Parker, whose deadly fight against evil begins when the daughter of a South Carolina millionaire is raped and murdered.
In south carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state. This is a descent into the abyss, a confrontation with dark forces that threaten all that Parker holds dear: his lover, his unborn child, even his soul.
. This is not an investigation. A place known only as the White Road. But parker is about to enter a living nightmare, by a black car waiting for a passenger that never comes, a red dreamscape haunted by the murderous spectre of a hooded woman, and by the complicity of both friends and enemies in the events surrounding Marianne Larousse's death.
The White Road: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - It's a case that nobody wants to touch, a case with its roots in old evil, and old evil is private detective Charlie Parker's speciality. For in a prison cell far to the north, an old adversary is about to take his revenge on Charlie Parker, and a strange, its instruments the very men that Parker is hunting, hunched creature that keeps its own secrets buried by a riverbank: the undiscovered killer Cyrus Nairn.
The Unquiet: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Haunted private detective charlie parker returns in this “not to be missed” Bookreporter thriller by New York Times and internationally bestselling author John Connolly. Daniel clay, a once-respected psychiatrist, has gone missing, following revelations about the harm done to children in his care. Fast-paced, and elegantly written, hypnotic, The Unquiet is John Connolly at his chilling best.
As with his previous novels, emotion, John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, and violence in this gripping page-turner. Now, a killer obsessed with finding the truth about his own daughter’s disappearance is seeking revenge, and Charlie Parker finds himself trapped between those who want the truth about Clay to be revealed, and those who will go to any lengths to keep it hidden.
The Reapers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Now the sins of his past are about to be visited upon him, his businesses, for someone is hunting Louis, and his partner, targeting his home, Angel. The instrument of his revenge is Bliss, the most feared of assasins, the killer of killers, and a man with a personal vendetta against Louis. Darkly brilliant and intuitive private detective Charlie Parker returns in the next thrilling installment of the New York Times bestselling series by John Connolly about an elite group of killers.
The Reapers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - The reapers are the elite of killers, and Louis, confidante of troubled private detective Charlie Parker, the best at their trade, is one of their number. But when louis and angel decide to strike back, they disappear, and their friends are forced to band together to find them. The harvest is about to begin.
They are led by Parker, a killer himself, a reaper in waiting.
The Killing Kind: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Troubled ex-cop turned private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest “compulsively readable” Publishers Weekly thriller from #1 internationally bestselling author John Connolly. John connolly takes battered ex-cop Charlie Parker on his third outing after Every Dead Thing and Dark Hollow.
The Killing Kind: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - The deaths of the baptists and Grace are connected and point in the direction of a shadowy organization known as the Fellowship. The trail leads to a mass grave in northern Maine where a Baptist community disappeared forty years earlier. With the assistance of some idiosyncratic and murderous acolytes, Parker soon confronts the Fellowship's demonic leader and finds himself caught in a situation more gruesome than even he could ever have imagined.
Still struggling with the horrific ghosts of his past, Parker is now a disillusioned private eye hired to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Grace Peltier—which neither her father nor a former US Senator believe was suicide.
The Lovers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - New york times bestselling author john connolly writes an “unfailingly compelling” New Orleans Times-Picayune and lyrical tale that forces Private Investigator Charlie Parker to examine his haunting past and all that he has ever believed true about his beloved parents—and himself. Charlie Parker is a lost soul.
And haunting the shadows, as they have done throughout Parker's life, are two figures: a man and a woman who seem driven to bring an end to Charlie Parker's existence. Deprived of his private investigator's license and under scrutiny by the police, Parker takes a job in a Portland bar. But there are other forces at work: a troubled young woman who is running from an unseen threat, one that has already taken the life of her boyfriend; and a journalist-turned-writer named Mickey Wallace, who is conducting an investigation of his own.
The Lovers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - Haunting, and impossible to put down, lyrical, The Lovers is John Connolly at his best. But he uses his enforced retirement to begin a different kind of investigation: an examination of his own past and an inquiry into the death of his father, who took his own life after apparently shooting dead two unarmed teenagers.
. It's a search that will eventually lead Parker to question all that he believed about his beloved parents, and about himself.
The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Oh, ’ he whispered, as he gently stroked her cheek, little one, the first time he had touched her in fifteen years. Illicit goods—drugs, weapons, cash, even people—are changing hands. What have they done to you? what have they done to us all?’ ”In his latest dark and chilling Charlie Parker thriller, New York Times bestselling author John Connolly takes us to the border between Maine and Canada.
And something else has changed hands. Something ancient and powerful and evil. The authorities suspect something is amiss, but what they can’t know is that it is infinitely stranger and more terrifying than anyone can imagine. To defeat them, parker must form an uneasy alliance with a man he fears more than any other, the killer known as the Collector.
. It is there, in the vast and porous great North Woods, that a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, newly returned from Iraq. Anyone, that is, except private detective Charlie Parker, who has his own intimate knowledge of the darkness in men’s hearts.
The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - As the smugglers begin to die one after another in apparent suicides, Parker is called in to stop the bloodletting. The soldiers’ actions and the objects they have smuggled have attracted the attention of the reclusive Herod, a man with a taste for the strange. And where herod goes, so too does the shadowy figure that he calls the Captain.
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - But another girl has gone missing, this time from Pastor’s Bay itself, and her family has its own secrets to protect. He is being tormented by anonymously sent reminders of his crime. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away. Because Randall is telling lies. What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done? “there are some truths so terrible that they should not be spoken aloud, to exist in a colder, so appalling that even to acknowledge them is to risk sacrificing a crucial part of one’s humanity, crueler world than before.
Randall haight has a secret: He is a convicted murderer, a man with the blood of a young girl on his hands. Now, a doomed mobster and his enemies, parker must unravel a twisted history of violence and deceit involving the police and the FBI, in a town built on blood and shadowed by old ghosts, and Randall Haight himself.
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - He has built a new life for himself in the small Maine town of Pastor’s Bay, but someone has discovered the truth about him.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - What the wreckage conceals is more important than money. Someone has survived the crash. There are no bodies, and no such plane has ever been reported missing, but men both good and evil have been seeking it for a long, long time. The race to secure the prize draws in private detective Charlie Parker, a man who knows more than most about the nature of the terrible evil that seeks to impose itself on the world, and who fears that his own name may be on the list.
. Something has survived the crash. And it is waiting. But as the rival forces descend upon this northern state, the woods prepare to meet them, for the forest depths hide other secrets. Now a battle is about to commence between those who want the list to remain secret and those for whom it represents a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - It is power: a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil. In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. It lures others, scarred woman with a taste for killing; a silent child who remembers his own death; and a serial killer known as the Collector, too: a beautiful, who sees in the list new lambs for his slaughter.
Dark Hollow: A Novel Charlie Parker Book 2Atria Books #ad - Connolly has crafted one of the most darkly intriguing books this reviewer has encountered in more than three decades of reading crime fiction. Publishers weekly starred review The second thriller in John Connolly's bestselling, chilling series featuring haunted private investigator Charlie Parker. Charlier parker, a former new York City detective with a haunted past, befriends a down-and-out mother with a small child.
Charlie follows the man's trail to maine and there he becomes entangled in a series of strange occurances which all seem to harken back to a string of unsolved murders that took place generations before. The murders were never solved and now Charlie must hunt for a killer and the connection between two crimes that span a century.
Dark Hollow: A Novel Charlie Parker Book 2 #ad - When she turns up dead, Charlie's first suspect is her estranged husband.
The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - Prosperous, and the secret that is buried beneath it…. He is a dangerous man, rage, driven by compassion, and the desire for vengeance. While others suffered, wealthy, secure, the people there have remained fortunate, and insular throughout the centuries. Prosperous and its townsfolk recognize that he poses a threat to their security that runs deeper than any in their long history.
New york times bestselling author john connolly is a master of the supernatural thriller—“a genre of one” Bookreporter—whose eerie and electrifying Charlie Parker mystery turns a small town in Maine into an unforgettable character that threatens to destroy the brooding private investigator. The isolated community of Prosperous, Maine, has always thrived.
The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - But this community has its own way of protecting itself, and its sheltered residents have marked Charlie for death so that Prosperous may survive. Miles to the south, in portland, a homeless man dies, and the disturbing manner of his death brings Prosperous to the attention of the private investigator Charlie Parker.