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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,708 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Connolly Narrator: Holter Graha Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Charlie Parker Series Release Date:
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“‘Oh, little one,’ he whispered, as he gently stroked her cheek, the first time he had touched her in fifteen years. ‘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, in the vast and porous Great North Woods, that a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place, run by a group of disenchanted former soldiers, newly returned from Iraq. Illicit goods—drugs, cash, weapons, even people—are changing hands. And something else has changed hands. 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. 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. 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. And where Herod goes, so too does the shadowy figure that he calls the Captain. To defeat them, Parker must form an uneasy alliance with a man he fears more than any other, the killer known as the Collector. . . . Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Connolly displays a real knack for fusing the detective and horror genres, providing a rational chain of evidence and deduction for the plot while simultaneously creating a real atmosphere of numinous dread that reminds us that mystery can refer to more than a mundane tale of crime and human justice.”  

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • A New York Times Bestseller

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bkwyrm | 2/16/2014

    " WAY different than the other books. Gave me nightmares. Loved it anyway - or maybe because. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jim Gunnee | 2/14/2014

    " Another good read from John Connolly, interesting plot and more of the usual Charlie Parker series characters. Somehow not quite as satisfying as his other books hense 3 stars. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Phil Hopper | 2/12/2014

    " Connolly's Parker books can sometimes be frustrating, I think the bigger picture here is interesting, but I don't feel a great deal of progress has been made in that particular plot. Hopefully we'll get more focus on The Collector at some point, he is sometimes used as a bit of a deus ex machina, 'Oh, the villain has escaped...' - insert Collector and revenge here. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Louise Livesey | 2/3/2014

    " A new one from the master of supernatural crime writing. Connolly finds another spin on the setting and produces another rip roaring read! "

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