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John Connolly is the Maine man

On the Radar — He might be an Irishman, but John Connolly’s Charlie Parker series is set in the wooded North East state of Maine, and it’s had readers entwined ever since the first book, Every Dead Thing, back in 1999. The author’s latest starts…
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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2017

My list this year rattles around some varied sub-genres and pushes at the radical edges of crime fiction. The Long Drop delves into the realms of fictionalised true crime while Graeme Macrae Burnet has carved out another literary gem in his preferred ‘faction’ style. Mr…
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A Game of Ghosts

Written by John Connolly – Charlie Parker is back. He is hired by the FBI’s Special Agent-in-Charge Edgar Ross to find the private investigator Jaycob Eklund. Ross is a slippery fish and neither man trusts each other. Eklund is in the wind but Ross is…
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A Time of Torment

Written by John Connolly — John Connolly’s distinctive blend of human villainy and supernatural forces have won him a huge army of admirers since he first came on the scene with Every Dead Thing in 1999. He has attained that enviable status where each new book…
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Torment for crime lovers

On the Radar — Yes, we have torment for crime lovers this week because John Connolly’s latest horror x PI crime novel is here and it’s called A Time of Torment. Cathy Ace’s softer series about corpses also continues in Golden Age style and we’ve…
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David Prestidge: Top five books of 2015

December is here. What does that mean? Boughs of holly? Decked halls? Mistletoe? Yule logs and chocolate decorations? Enough Christmas carols to give you ringing in the ears? Or… is it the time of year when all the Crime Fiction Lover reviewers write posts about…
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A Song of Shadows

Written by John Connolly — Portland, Maine. PI Charlie Parker has narrowly survived a savage shotgun and pistol attack. After technically dying three times in the hours after the assault, he is now recuperating in a house in the isolated village of Boreas. Watching from…
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