It's a search that will eventually lead Parker to question all that he believed about his beloved parents, and about himself. 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.
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. 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 Whisperers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - As the smugglers begin to die one after another in apparent suicides, Parker is called in to stop the bloodletting. 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.
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. Anyone, that is, except private detective Charlie Parker, who has his own intimate knowledge of the darkness in men’s hearts. To defeat them, parker must form an uneasy alliance with a man he fears more than any other, the killer known as the Collector.
The Whisperers: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - And where herod goes, so too does the shadowy figure that he calls the Captain. It is there, that a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, in the vast and porous Great North Woods, newly returned from Iraq. Illicit goods—drugs, cash, weapons, 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.
The Reapers: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - The harvest is about to begin. They are led by Parker, a killer himself, a reaper in waiting. Now the sins of his past are about to be visited upon him, targeting his home, and his partner, his businesses, for someone is hunting Louis, Angel. 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, and Louis, the best at their trade, confidante of troubled private detective Charlie Parker, 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 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 Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #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. But another girl has gone missing, this time from Pastor’s Bay itself, and her family has its own secrets to protect. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away.
. He is being tormented by anonymously sent reminders of his crime. Because Randall is telling lies. Now, parker must unravel a twisted history of violence and deceit involving the police and the FBI, a doomed mobster and his enemies, in a town built on blood and shadowed by old ghosts, and Randall Haight himself.
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker Thriller #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.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - And it is waiting. 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. It is power: a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil. Someone has survived the crash. Something has survived the crash.
. 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. 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.
The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - 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.
But as the rival forces descend upon this northern state, the woods prepare to meet them, for the forest depths hide other secrets. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money.
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. As with his previous novels, John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, emotion, 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. Fast-paced, hypnotic, and elegantly written, The Unquiet is John Connolly at his chilling best.
The Wolf in Winter: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - 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. Prosperous, and the secret that is buried beneath it…. While others suffered, secure, wealthy, the people there have remained fortunate, and insular throughout the centuries.
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. 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. He is a dangerous man, driven by compassion, rage, and the desire for vengeance. But this community has its own way of protecting itself, and its sheltered residents have marked Charlie for death so that Prosperous may survive.
The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #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. As parker gets closer to the girl's captors, he discovers that her disappearance is linked to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, to the slaughter at a French monastery in 1944, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel -- an object considered by evil men to be beyond priceless.
To those who have been forsaken, hell has no geography. 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. But the black Angel is not a legend. 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.
The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - It lives. It dreams. The black angel begins with the disappearance of a young prostitute from one of New York City's seamiest neighborhoods. It is real. And the mystery of its existence may contain the secret of Parker's own origins.
A Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - Solitary. But ruth has her secrets. 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 Song of Shadows: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. 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. Parker is far from afraid, and far from alone. But they are wrong. His enemies believe him to be vulnerable.
For something is emerging from the shadows…. Fearful. Old atrocities are about to be unearthed, and old sinners will kill to hide their sins.
A Time of Torment: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria/Emily Bestler Books #ad - All in the name of the being they serve. 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.
All in the name of the Dead King. His life was torn apart. 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.
A Time of Torment: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - Parker is not like other men. Now he will descend upon a strange, and face down a force of men who rule by terror, intimidation, isolated community called the Cut, and murder. He is ready to wage war. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself.
The White Road: A Charlie Parker ThrillerAtria Books #ad - 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. But parker is about to enter a living nightmare, a red dreamscape haunted by the murderous spectre of a hooded woman, by a black car waiting for a passenger that never comes, and by the complicity of both friends and enemies in the events surrounding Marianne Larousse's death.
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. This is not an investigation.
A place known only as the White Road. 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. 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.
The White Road: A Charlie Parker Thriller #ad - 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.