From the bestselling author of the charlie Parker mysteries—"the finest crime series currently in existence" The Independent—comes a new anthology of chilling short fiction. A decade after nocturnes first terrified and delighted readers, bestselling author of thirteen acclaimed thrillers featuring private investigator Charlie Parker, John Connolly, gives us a second volume of tales of the supernatural.
Night Music: Nocturnes Volume 2 #ad - Night music: nocturnes 2 also contains two novellas: the multi-award-winning The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository and The Fractured Atlas. Night music: nocturnes 2 is a masterly collection to be read with the lights on—menace has never been so seductive.
Nocturnes Charlie Parker Book 1Atria Books #ad - This discovery forces parker to confront the possibility that the house is not as empty as it appears, and that something has been waiting in the darkness for its chance to kill again. In "the new daughter, and very much alive; in "the underbury witches, " a father comes to suspect that a burial mound on his land hides something very ancient, " two London detectives find themselves battling a particularly female evil in a town culled of its menfolk.
From #1 internationally bestselling author John Connolly comes Nocturnes, utterly haunting shot story anthology of lost lovers and missing children, predatory demons, daring, a dark, and vengeful ghosts. Connolly’s collection of supernatural novellas and stories echoes the work of some of the masters of the genre while never losing his own distinctive voice.
Nocturnes Charlie Parker Book 1 #ad - And finally, private detective charlie parker returns in the long novella "The Reflecting Eye, " in which the photograph of an unknown girl turns up in the mailbox of an abandoned house once occupied by an infamous killer.
Bad Men: A ThrillerAtria Books #ad - All that stands in their way are rookie police officer Sharon Macie and the strange, troubled officer Joe Dupree. He knows the island has been steeped in blood once and that it will never again tolerate the shedding of innocent blood. But joe is no ordinary policeman. They were dead, but they had lights. On sanctuary, all hell is about to break loose.
. A gang of four men are descending on Sanctuary, intent on committing a brutal and relentless massacre. Since then, the island has known peace. New york times bestselling author John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, violence, emotion, and the supernatural in this raw and gripping thriller. He has been told the girl’s last words, and he feels unaccountably afraid.
Bad Men: A Thriller #ad - The band of killers who are set to desecrate Sanctuary will unleash the fury of its ghosts upon themselves and all who stand by them. The dead ones. Until now. Why do the dead need light? three hundred years ago, the settlers on the small Maine island of Sanctuary were betrayed to their enemies and slaughtered.
The Dirty South: A Thriller Charlie Parker Book 18Atria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - Witness the becoming of Charlie Parker. But no one in the Dirty South wants to admit it. In an arkansas jail cell sits a former NYPD detective, stricken by grief. Witness the dawning of a conscience. Witness the birth of a hunter. Obsessed with avenging his lost family, his life is about to take a shocking turn.
The new york times bestselling author of a book of bones and “one of the best thriller writers we have” Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author goes back to the very beginning of Private Investigator Charlie Parker’s astonishing career with his first terrifying case. It is 1997, and someone is slaughtering young women in Burdon County, Arkansas.
The Dirty South: A Thriller Charlie Parker Book 18 #ad - He is mourning the death of his wife and child, and searching in vain for their killer.
A Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - Old atrocities are about to be unearthed, and old sinners will kill to hide their sins. Parker is far from afraid, and far from alone. But ruth has her secrets. But they are wrong. Now parker is about to risk his life to defend a woman he barely knows, one who fears him almost as much as she fears those who are coming for her.
Fearful. There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. Solitary. 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.
A Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - Parker has retreated to the small Maine town of Boreas to regain his strength. For something is emerging from the shadows…. His enemies believe him to be vulnerable.
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. While others suffered, secure, wealthy, the people there have remained fortunate, and insular throughout the centuries. But this community has its own way of protecting itself, and its sheltered residents have marked Charlie for death so that Prosperous may survive.
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 - Prosperous and its townsfolk recognize that he poses a threat to their security that runs deeper than any in their long history. 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. Prosperous, and the secret that is buried beneath it….
A Book of Bones: A Thriller Charlie Parker 17Atria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - On a lonely moor in northern England, the body of a young woman is discovered. A usa today bestseller “Complex, pulse-pounding. Connolly’s nuanced characterizations and facility at creating spooky atmospherics make it easy to suspend disbelief about the threat of cosmic horror from other dimensions. Publishers weekly starred review private investigator Charlie Parker returns in this heart-pounding thriller as he seeks revenge against the darkest forces in the world, from the internationally bestselling author of the acclaimed The Woman in the Woods.
He is our best hope. To the southeast, the ruins of a priory hide a human skull. Each is a sacrifice, a summons. He is our last hope. In the south, a girl lies buried beneath a Saxon mound. And something in the darkness has heard the call. Parker fears no evil—but evil fears him. Charlie parker has also heard it and from the forests of Maine to the deserts of the Mexican border, from the canals of Amsterdam to the streets of London, he will track those who would cast the world into darkness.
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The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - 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. 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.
And it is waiting. 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. It is power: a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. Someone has survived the crash. But as the rival forces descend upon this northern state, the woods prepare to meet them, for the forest depths hide other secrets. Something has survived the crash. 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.
What the wreckage conceals is more important than money.
A Time of Torment: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - 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. He is ready to wage war. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself.
All in the name of the Dead King. Parker is not like other men. He died, and was reborn. 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. But in his final days, with the hunters circling, he tells his story to private detective Charlie Parker.
A Time of Torment: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - All in the name of the being they serve. His life was torn apart. Now he will descend upon a strange, and face down a force of men who rule by terror, isolated community called the Cut, intimidation, and murder. He was imprisoned, brutalized.
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. A private detective named Jaycob Eklund has vanished and Charlie Parker is assigned to track him down. 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.
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The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - Oh, as he gently stroked her cheek, ’ he whispered, little one, the first time he had touched her in fifteen years. 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. 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.
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. It is there, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, in the vast and porous Great North Woods, that a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, newly returned from Iraq.
The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - Anyone, that is, except private detective Charlie Parker, who has his own intimate knowledge of the darkness in men’s hearts. As the smugglers begin to die one after another in apparent suicides, Parker is called in to stop the bloodletting. And where herod goes, so too does the shadowy figure that he calls the Captain.