Oh, little one, ’ he whispered, as he gently stroked her cheek, the first time he had touched her in fifteen years. Anyone, that is, except private detective Charlie Parker, who has his own intimate knowledge of the darkness in men’s hearts. It is there, that a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, in the vast and porous Great North Woods, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, newly returned from Iraq.
The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - And where herod goes, so too does the shadowy figure that he calls the Captain. 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. To defeat them, parker must form an uneasy alliance with a man he fears more than any other, the killer known as the Collector.
. And something else has changed hands. Illicit goods—drugs, cash, weapons, even people—are changing hands.
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done? “there are some truths so terrible that they should not be spoken aloud, so appalling that even to acknowledge them is to risk sacrificing a crucial part of one’s humanity, to exist in a colder, 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.
Because Randall is telling lies. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away. 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. Now, a doomed mobster and his enemies, in a town built on blood and shadowed by old ghosts, Parker must unravel a twisted history of violence and deceit involving the police and the FBI, and Randall Haight himself.
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker Thriller #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.
The Lovers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Haunting, lyrical, and impossible to put down, 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.
. 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. 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.
The Lovers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #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.
Deprived of his private investigator's license and under scrutiny by the police, Parker takes a job in a Portland bar. It's a search that will eventually lead Parker to question all that he believed about his beloved parents, and about himself.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - Someone has survived the crash. There are no bodies, but men both good and evil have been seeking it for a long, and no such plane has ever been reported missing, long time. And it is waiting. 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.
But as the rival forces descend upon this northern state, the woods prepare to meet them, for the forest depths hide other secrets. It lures others, too: a beautiful, scarred woman with a taste for killing; a silent child who remembers his own death; and a serial killer known as the Collector, who sees in the list new lambs for his slaughter.
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. 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.
. In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money. Something has survived the crash.
The Reapers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - But when louis and angel decide to strike back, they disappear, and their friends are forced to band together to find them. Now the sins of his past are about to be visited upon him, for someone is hunting Louis, and his partner, targeting his home, his businesses, Angel. The harvest is about to begin. The instrument of his revenge is Bliss, the killer of killers, the most feared of assasins, and a man with a personal vendetta against Louis.
The Reapers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - 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 are the elite of killers, confidante of troubled private detective Charlie Parker, and Louis, the best at their trade, is one of their number.
They are led by Parker, a killer himself, a reaper in waiting.
The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - He is a dangerous man, driven by compassion, rage, and the desire for vengeance. 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. 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, a homeless man dies, in Portland, and the disturbing manner of his death brings Prosperous to the attention of the private investigator Charlie Parker.
The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - While others suffered, secure, wealthy, the people there have remained fortunate, and insular throughout the centuries. Prosperous, and the secret that is buried beneath it…. Prosperous and its townsfolk recognize that he poses a threat to their security that runs deeper than any in their long history.
The Unquiet: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - As with his previous novels, John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, emotion, and violence in this gripping page-turner. 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, has gone missing, a once-respected psychiatrist, following revelations about the harm done to children in his care.
The Unquiet: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - . Fast-paced, hypnotic, and elegantly written, The Unquiet is John Connolly at his chilling best. Now, and charlie parker finds himself trapped between those who want the truth about Clay to be revealed, a killer obsessed with finding the truth about his own daughter’s disappearance is seeking revenge, and those who will go to any lengths to keep it hidden.
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A Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. His enemies believe him to be vulnerable. Still recovering from his life-threatening wounds, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II in this “all-out thrill ride” Suspense Magazine.
Parker has retreated to the small Maine town of Boreas to regain his strength.
A Time of Torment: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - All in the name of the being they serve. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself. He is ready to wage war. Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally bestselling author John Connolly’s series, in which ungodly fears haunt a strange and isolated community.
Jerome Burnel was once a hero. His life was torn apart. He speaks of the girl who was marked for death, but was saved; of the ones who tormented him, and an entity that hides in a ruined stockade. He died, and was reborn. He was imprisoned, brutalized. But in his final days, with the hunters circling, he tells his story to private detective Charlie Parker.
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The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Despite the danger that his chosen profession imposes on his wife and newborn daughter, Parker knows that the woman and her troubles cannot be ignored. It dreams. As always, he is driven as much by the evil that simmers in the hidden honeycomb world as he is by the ties of friendship and blood. It lives. The black angel begins with the disappearance of a young prostitute from one of New York City's seamiest neighborhoods.
It is real. To those who have been forsaken, hell has no geography. 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.
The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - Like so many tormented souls before her, the girl's mother is inevitably drawn to Charlie Parker's doorstep desperate for redemption and revenge. But the black Angel is not a legend. And the mystery of its existence may contain the secret of Parker's own origins.
A Game of Ghosts: A Thriller Charlie Parker Book 15Atria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - From secret realms and horrific homicides to hauntings and criminal empires, there isn’t a single dull sentence found in the pages of A Game of Ghosts—and you’ll love it. Redbook: 10 books you have to read this summer books every dad will love this father’s Day—PopSugar Internationally bestselling author John Connolly returns with another “superb fusion of noir and the supernatural” My Bookish Ways in this latest thriller in his gripping Charlie Parker series.
It is deep winter and the darkness is unending. Now parker is drawn into eklund’s world: a realm in which the monstrous Mother rules a crumbling criminal empire, in which men strike bargains with angels, and in which the innocent and guilty alike are pawns in a game of ghosts. Parker’s employer, an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Edgar Ross, has his own reasons for wanting Eklund found.
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