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The Killing Kind By John Connolly

The Killing Kind
by John Connolly

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"Killing Kind" is a terrifying thriller from the acclaimed and bestselling author of "Dark Hollow".
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The Killing Kind Summary


The Killing Kind: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 3 by John Connolly

Did Grace Peltier commit suicide? When a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the final resting place of a religious community that disappeared almost forty 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. Aided by the genial killers Angel and Louis, Parker must descend into the depths of a honeycomb world populated by dark angels and lost souls, a world where the ghosts of the dead wait for justice and the unwary are prey for the worst kind of creatures. The killing kind...

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The Killing Kind Reviews


'The unrivalled master of Maine noir. Menace has never been so seductive.' -- Maxim Jakubowski, Guardian 'As John Connolly plunges ever deeper into the underworld of the damned, the reader, with eyes of slits, must cling on for this brilliantly terrifying ride.' -- Irish Times 'What makes Parker intriguing is precisely that, though a crusader against evil, he has a dark side: he is haunted by the past, his capacity for violence and guilt.' -- Telegraph Magazine 'Connolly's achievement is a literary thriller, charged with menace from beginning to end, taut as it is terrifying.' -- Live Wire 'John Connolly knows how to get you to check the lock on your door before you put the lights out and again before you get into bed.' -- ri-ra 'Arachnophobes should give this novel a wide berth' -- Evening Standard 'Connolly has become the leading commentator on Maine's morbidity' -- Times Play 'Connolly's characters have substance beyond vehicles for horror, and this is what puts him ahead in a crowded genre race' -- What's On (Amazon Books) 'As the body count increases, Connolly introduces a chilling new villain and an age-old legend. Together they'll keep you on the edge of your seat. Don't read it alone! -- Books 'Elias Pudd makes Hannibal Lecter seem like Little Lord Fauntleroy. Gripping, intricately plotted, this is no ordinary thriller... Also becoming more apparent are the depths of this author's psychological acumen, literary skills and prodigious creativity.' -- Publishers Weekly 'Connolly's reflections on evil, the past, and reparation are lyrical and affecting, and his grim fundamentalists send off frissons.' -- Kirkus Reviews 20020602

About John Connolly


John Connolly was born in Dublin in 1968. His debut -EVERY DEAD THING - swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers, and all his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. He is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award.

Additional information

GOR000478501
The Killing Kind: A Charlie Parker Thriller: 3 by John Connolly
John Connolly
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2001-10-20
528
0340771224
9780340771228
N/A
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