John Connolly hat ein völlig neues Genre erschaffen, die Verbindung von Thriller und Übersinnlichem. Der Privatdetektiv Charlie Parker kennt die Dunkelheit in den Herzen der Menschen nur zu gut. Früher arbeitete er als Polizist, bis ihm auf grausame Weise seine Frau und sein Kind genommen wurden. Seitdem arbeitet er als privater Ermittler und gerät immer wieder in Fälle in denen sich die Welt der Toten und die der Lebenden überschneiden, denn Charlie Parker kann tote Menschen sehen.
A thrilling Charlie Parker novel from bestselling author John Connolly.
'Another creepy thriller from a modern master' - Daily Mirror
Randall Haight has a secret: when he was a teenager, he and his friend killed a 14-year-old girl.
Randall did his time and built a new life in the small Maine town of Pastor's Bay, but somebody has discovered the truth about Randall. He is being tormented by anonymous messages, haunting reminders of his past crime, and he wants private detective Charlie Parker to make it stop.
But another 14-year-old girl has gone missing, this time from Pastor's Bay, and the missing girl's family has its own secrets to protect. Now Parker must unravel a web of deceit involving the police, the FBI, a doomed mobster named Tommy Morris, and Randall Haight himself.
Because Randall Haight is telling lies . . .
Another creepy thriller from a modern master. Daily Mirror
Über den Autor
John Connolly is author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, The Book of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson novels for young adults and, with his partner, Jennifer Ridyard, co-author of the Chronicles of the Invaders. John Connolly's debut - EVERY DEAD THING - introduced the character of Private Investigator Charlie Parker, and swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers. All his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. He was the winner of the 2016 CWA Short Story Dagger for On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier from NIGHT MUSIC: Nocturnes Vol 2.
In 2007 he was awarded the Irish Post Award for Literature. He was the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award and the first Irish writer to win an Edgar award. BOOKS TO DIE FOR, which he edited with Declan Burke, was the winner of the 2013 Anthony, Agatha and Macavity awards for Best Non-Fiction work.