Charlie Parker

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Every Dead Thing Description

Have faith. I will find you.

Former NYPD detective Charlie "Bird" Parker is on the verge of madness. Tortured by the unsolved slayings of his wife and young daughter, he is a man consumed by guilt, regret, and the desire for revenge.

When his former partner asks him to track down a missing girl, Parker finds himself drawn into a world beyond his imagining - one where 30 year old killings remain shrouded in fear and lies, a world where the ghosts of the dead torment the living, a world haunted by the murderer responsible for the deaths in his family, a serial killer unlike any other, a monster who uses the human body to create works of art and takes faces as his prize. But the search awakens buried instincts in Parker: instincts for survival, for compassion, for love, and, ultimately, for killing.

Aided by a beautiful young psychologist and a pair of career criminals, he becomes the bait in a trap set in the humid bayous of Louisiana, a trap that threatens the lives of everyone in its reach. Driven by visions of the dead and the voice of an old black psychic who met a terrible end, Parker must seek a final, brutal confrontation with a murderer who has moved beyond all notions of humanity, who has set out to create a hell on earth: the serial killer known only as the Travelling Man.

In the tradition of classic American detective fiction, Every Dead Thing is a tense, richly-plotted thriller, filled with memorable characters and gripping action. It is also a profoundly moving novel, concerned with the nature of loyalty, of love, and of forgiveness. Lyrical and terrifying, it is an ambitious debut, triumphantly realized.

©2012 John Connolly (P)2012 Simon & Schuster, Inc
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • Every Dead Thing

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 15 h et 45 min
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    Former NYPD detective Charlie "Bird" Parker is on the verge of madness. Tortured by the unsolved slayings of his wife and young daughter, he is a man consumed by guilt, regret, and the desire for revenge. When his former partner asks him to track down a missing girl, Parker finds himself drawn into a world beyond his imagining - one where 30 year old killings remain shrouded in fear and lies, a world where the ghosts of the dead torment the living....

    Prix : 21,62 €

    • Every Dead Thing

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 15 h et 45 min
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    Tormented and racked with guilt over the brutal slaying of his wife and daughter, Charlie Parker, ex-cop with the NYPD, agrees to track down a missing girl. It is a search that will lead him into an abyss of evil. At the same time, he is warned by an old black woman in Louisiana that "The Travelling Man" is about to strike again. Multiple strands converge with a horrific confrontation in which hunter and hunted are intimately connected by guilt.

    Prix : 20,44 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Dark Hollow

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 14 h
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    Still raw from the brutal slayings of his wife and daughter, and the events surrounding the capture of their killer, Charlie Parker, retreats to the wintry Maine landscape of his childhood. By following in the steps of his beloved grandfather, Parker hopes to heal his spirit and get through the anniversary of Jennifer and Susan's murder. But the echoes of the past that await him are not all benign. In a gruesome re-enactment of Parker's own nightmares, another young woman is killed with her child and his brief involvement in their lives impels Parker to hunt their vicious murderer....

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • Dark Hollow

    • A Thriller
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 14 h
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    Back again is ex-New York Police Detective Charlie "Bird" Parker, who has returned to his hometown of Scarborough, Maine, after the vicious killings of his wife and daughter; it is time to leave the bloodstained streets of Manhattan and rebuild his family's house - as well as his own life.

    Prix : 20,46 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • The Killing Kind

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 13 h et 5 min
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    Did Grace Peltier commit suicide? When a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the final resting place of a religious community that disappeared almost 40 years earlier, private detective Charlie Parker, hired to investigate the circumstances of her death, realises that their deaths and the violent passing of Grace Peltier are part of the same mystery, one that has its roots in her family history and in the origins of the shadowy organisation known as the Fellowship.

    Prix : 20,44 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • The White Road

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Paul Birchard
    • Durée : 11 h et 50 min
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    In South Carolina, a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the wealthiest men in the state. It's a case that nobody wants to touch, a case with its roots in old evil, and old evil is private detective Charlie Parker's speciality. But Parker is about to make a descent into the abyss, a confrontation with dark forces that threaten all that Parker holds dear: his lover, his unborn child, even his soul.

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    • The White Road

    • Charlie Parker, Book 4
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Paul Birchard
    • Durée : 11 h et 50 min
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    After years of suffering unfathomable pain and guilt over the murders of his wife and daughter, private detective Charlie Parker has finally found some measure of peace. As he and his lover, Rachel, are awaiting the birth of their first child and settling into an old farmhouse in rural Maine, Parker has found the kind of solace often lost to those who have been touched by true evil. But darkness soon descends when Parker gets a call from Elliot Norton, an old friend from his days as a detective with the NYPD.

    Prix : 20,46 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

    • The Black Angel

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 17 h et 23 min
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    The Black Angel is not an object. The Black Angel is not a myth. The Black Angel lives. A young woman goes missing from the streets of New York. Those who have taken her believe that nobody cares about her, and that no one will come looking for her. They are wrong. She is 'blood' to the killer Louis, the man who stands at the right hand of private detective Charlie Parker, and Louis will tear apart anyone who stands in the way of his attempts to find her.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • The Black Angel

    • A Thriller
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 17 h et 22 min
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    The Black Angel begins with the disappearance of a young prostitute from one of New York City's seamiest neighborhoods. Like so many tormented souls before her, the girl's mother is inevitably drawn to Charlie Parker's doorstep desperate for redemption and revenge. Despite the danger that his chosen profession imposes on his wife and newborn daughter, Parker knows that the woman and her troubles cannot be ignored.

    Prix : 20,46 €

  • Volume 6 de la série

    • The Unquiet

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 14 h et 38 min
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    In The Unquiet, private detective Charlie Parker returns to untangle a horrifying story of betrayal, unclean desires, and murder -- a story of never-ending evil whose conclusion is still unknown.

    Prix : 19,92 €

  • Volume 7 de la série

    • The Reapers

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 46 min
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    As a small boy, Louis witnesses an unspeakable crime that takes the life of a member of his small, southern community. He grows up, moves on, but is forever changed by the cruel and brutal nature of the act. It lights a fire deep within him that burns white and cold. Now, years later, the sins of his life are reaching into his present, bringing with them the buried secrets and half-forgotten acts of his past.

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    Prix : 27,07 €

  • Volume 8 de la série

    • The Lovers

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : George Guidall
    • Durée : 11 h et 20 min
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    Stripped of his license, Charlie Parker takes a job in a Portland bar. Alone and directionless, he faces at last a shadow he has lived with since his childhood: what made his father, a respected police officer, apparently shoot dead two unarmed teens and then commit suicide. His quest leads him back to the little New York town where he grew up, to the mysterious history of the NYPD, and to the existence of secret friends and hidden enemies.

    Prix : 27,07 €

  • Volume 9 de la série

    • The Whisperers

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 13 h et 24 min
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    The border between Maine and Canada is porous. Anything can be smuggled across it: drugs, cash, weapons, people. Now a group of disenchanted former soldiers has begun its own smuggling operation, and what is being moved 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.

    Prix : 20,45 €

  • Volume 10 de la série

    • The Burning Soul

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : George Guidall, Tony Ward
    • Durée : 12 h et 53 min
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    Randall Haight has a secret: He is a convicted murderer, a man with the blood of a young girl on his hands. He has built a new life for himself in the small Maine town of Pastor's Bay, but someone has discovered the truth about him. He is being tormented by anonymously sent reminders of his crime. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away.

    Prix : 18,80 €

    • The Burning Soul

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 12 h et 58 min
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    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.

    Prix : 20,44 €

  • Volume 11 de la série

    • The Wrath of Angels

    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 15 h et 16 min
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    In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of an aeroplane is discovered. There are no bodies, and no such plane has ever been reported missing, but men both good and evil have been seeking it for a long, long time. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money: it is power. Hidden in the plane is a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the Devil.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • The Wrath of Angels

    • A Charlie Parker Mystery, Book 11
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jay Snyder
    • Durée : 13 h et 54 min
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    In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. There are no bodies, and no such plane has ever been reported missing, but men both good and evil have been seeking it for a long, long time. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money. It is power: a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil. Now a battle is about to commence between those who want the list to remain secret and those for whom it represents a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness.

    Prix : 21,62 €

  • Volume 12 de la série

    • The Wolf in Winter

    • Charlie Parker, Book 12
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 12 h et 52 min
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    The community of Prosperous, Maine has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children’s future secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. And at the heart of Prosperous lie the ruins of an ancient church, transported stone by stone from England centuries earlier by the founders of the town. But the death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw the haunted, lethal private investigator Charlie Parker to Prosperous.

    Prix : 20,46 €

  • Volume 13 de la série

    • A Song of Shadows

    • Charlie Parker, Book 13
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 13 h et 37 min
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    Thirteenth in the 'series of superb novels built around the haunted private detective Charlie Parker' ( Daily Mail), A Song of Shadows sees Parker revisit the crimes of a WWII concentration camp while he struggles to regain his health after the near-fatal shooting in The Wolf in Winter. Grievously wounded private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War.

    Prix : 20,45 €

    • A Song of Shadows

    • A Charlie Parker Thriller
    • De : John Connolly
    • Lu par : Jeff Harding
    • Durée : 13 h et 37 min
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    Still recovering from his life-threatening wounds, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. Parker has retreated to the small Maine town of Boreas to regain his strength. There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. But Ruth has her secrets. Old atrocities are about to be unearthed, and old sinners will kill to hide their sins.

    Prix : 21,60 €

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