The Black Angel: A Charlie Parker Thriller (Paperback)

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Description


Detective Charlie Parker returns in The Black Angel, the sixth thriller by acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John Connolly.

The Black Angel begins with the mysterious abduction of a young woman. Intrigued by the case, Charlie Parker's longtime friend and professional killer, Louis, begins a solo search for the girl. The ties of friendship inevitably draw Parker into the search, as he soon discovers that the girl's 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. But the Black Angel is not a legend. It is real. It lives. It dreams. And the mystery of its existence may contain the secret of Parker's own origins...

As with his previous novels, John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, emotion, violence, and the supernatural in this raw and gripping thriller. Fast-paced, spellbinding, and elegantly written, this is John Connolly at his chilling best.

About the Author


John Connolly is the author of the Charlie Parker series of thrillers, the supernatural collection Nocturnes, the Samuel Johnson Trilogy for younger readers, and (with Jennifer Ridyard) the Chronicles of the Invaders series. He lives in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, see his website at JohnConnollyBooks.com, or follow him on Twitter @JConnollyBooks.

Praise For…


“Strongly recommended for plot, characterization, authenticity . . . horror . . . and humanity.”
— Library Journal (starred review)

“Superb writing... Witty and imaginative journey into the darker natures of men and things that go bump in the night.”
— Kirkus

"One of the best thriller writers we have." -- Harlan Coben


Product Details
ISBN: 9781501115837
ISBN-10: 1501115839
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Publication Date: August 25th, 2015
Pages: 528
Language: English
Series: Charlie Parker

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