The Black Angel Author:John Connolly When a young woman disappears from one of New York City's seamiest neighborhoods, ties of friendship and blood inevitably draw Charlie Parker into the search. Soon he discovers that her disappearance is linked to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, to a 1944 slaughter at a French monastery, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel... more » - considered by evil men to be beyond priceless. 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.« less
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!