acclaimed author John Connolly thrilled readers with his debut bestseller, Every
Dead Thing. Now he gives a new name to
fear with this atmospheric, spine-tingling page-turner.
Haunted by the murder of his wife and daughter, former New
York police detective Charlie “Bird” Parker retreats home to Scarborough,
Maine, to rebuild his shattered life. But his return reawakens old ghosts,
drawing him into the manhunt for the killer of yet another mother and child.
The obvious suspect is the young woman’s violent ex-husband. But there is
another possibility—a mythical killer who lurks deep in the dark hollow of
Parker’s own past.
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About John Connolly
John Connolly is a New York Times bestselling author known for his detective Charlie Parker mysteries. He also writes the supernatural collection Nocturnes, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and with co-author Jennifer Ridyard the Chronicles of the Invaders series. His twenty-five novels, nonfiction, and short stories have won the Agatha, Barry, Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony Awards, as well as being finalists for the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year, H. R. F. Keating Award, and Bram Stoker Award.
About Jeff Harding
Jeff Harding, an Earphones Award–winning narrator, is one of the most active American actors based in Britain. He is regularly seen in film and television but maintains interest in fringe theater. He is particularly active in voice-over and radio work. Having competed in rowing for many years, he still lives by the Thames and rows regularly.