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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2,267 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Connolly Narrator: Jay O. Sanders Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Charlie Parker Series Release Date:
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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. 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.

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.

Haunting, lyrical, and impossible to put down, The Lovers is John Connolly at his best.

Compact Disk Includes a Bonus MP3 CD of John Connolly's Every Dead Thing! Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Bestseller Connolly once again expertly melds a hard-boiled plot with the supernatural.” 

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “There’s the usual frisson of the supernatural woven into this beautifully crafted story, made all the more memorable through Sanders’s considerable talent.” 


  • “New Connolly readers should suspend disbelief and embrace one of the best crime novelists at work today.”  


  • “Provides all the pleasures fans expect.” 

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Denise | 2/17/2014

    " Definitely a page turner....combination mystrey and ghost story....Different and enjoyable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jess | 2/5/2014

    " Didn't inspire me to read another by the same author "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Denise Rago | 1/30/2014

    " I loved The Lovers. A dark tale. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shannon | 1/14/2014

    " Kind of disappointing in comparison to The Book of Lost Things, the only other Connolly book I've read, but then again, this series is a different animal than that book, I think. Taking it standing alone, it was a decent read. I had a bit of trouble figuring out who was whom in the beginning, but once I got into the book, it kept me entertained. Wouldn't read it again, but it was enjoyable while it lasted. I think I'll go back to Connolly's stand-alone novels after this. "

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