This is a surprisingly excellent book. When ordering I thought it was a Michael Connelly book - my mistake but all for the good. The hero is Charlie Parker, and I will be looking for more from this author. It is well written and totally engrossing. I would recommend it knowing you will enjoy it!
a taunt thriller. keeps you enthralled. the dark plot moves at a incredible pace.
Could not get into this book - it made me tired just trying to make sense of it!
Connolly is excellent, and this is his creepiest work.
Excellent book, first that I've read by John Connolly, but certainly will not be my last.
This book was as excellently written as the rest of his work - though he is straying further and further from Charlie Parker's P.O.V. This book was also more fantastic than the other mysteries - with a society reminiscent of the one in Holt's _Wolf Moon_. Overall, this was quite good, though the ending was really sad - poor Charlie!
In the fifth Charlie Parker novel, the private investigator, recently remarried (after the murders of his wife and child), has been trying to pull his life back together. But when his partner's cousin goes missing, Parker can't avoid getting back in the game. And when he realizes the young woman's disappearance is connected to an older, darker mystery, he once again is forced to risk life and sanity in a desperate good-versus-evil battle. Connolly, who resides in Ireland but writes about the U.S. like he's lived there all his life, once again blends the -private-eye novel and the supernatural thriller in a way that's altogether unique. Parker himself, one of the genre's more disturbed heroes, is a complex creation whose depths have still, even through five novels, been barely explored. The Charlie Parker novels are not for everyone (especially those who like their private-eye yarns unencumbered by philosophical or theological overtones), but Connolly has been building a cadre of devoted fans who clamor for his edgy take on the genre. David Pitt
This book started of slow, but by the middle had picked up and I couldn't put it down.
A young woman goes missing on the streets of New York. Those who have taken her beilve that nobody cares about her and that no one will come \looking for her
THET ARE WRONG
She is 'blood' to the killrt Louis, the man at the right hand of the private detective Charlie Parker, and Louis will tear apart anyone who stands in the way of his attempts to find her...
This one is really INTENSE. Not a boring chapter but very dark. I am taking my time reading it and only half way through and look forward to every quiet moment to pick up this book and read on. Recommend to people who are not offended by evil characters.
Out there. Wordy. Good though.
Dark thriller. Charlie Parker and two strong reliant confederates, Angel and his deadly partner, stay with him through their terrible discoveries of evil. Moving among the misfits and hookers in Mexico and the Ghettos of the States they seek the Black Angel.