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The Black Angel - John Connolly
The Black Angel
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When a young woman disappears from the streets of New York City, ties of friendship and blood inevitably draw ingenious, tortured detective Charlie Parker into the search. Soon he discovers links to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, a 1944 slaughter at a French monastery, and to the myth of an... show more
When a young woman disappears from the streets of New York City, ties of friendship and blood inevitably draw ingenious, tortured detective Charlie Parker into the search. Soon he discovers links to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, a 1944 slaughter at a French monastery, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel -- 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.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743487870 (0743487877)
Publisher: Pocket Star
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
Series: Charlie Parker (#5)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.0 Black Angel
A young woman goes missing from the streets and her kidnappers assume there will be no repercussions, however she's a fairly close relative of one of Parker's men and that's opened a whole can of worms. What happens next is a mixture of thriller and horror, filled with ossuaries, mass murderers, an...
Lillya
Lillya rated it
4.0 Black Angel
Oh my God, the ending broke my heart. Poor Parker :( This man really deserves a break!I haven't reviewed any of the books in this series, but I think most people know by now that I love these books (by the fact that I've read 5 of them in such a short time!). The characters are what keeps me reading...
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brandonsears
brandonsears rated it
4.0 The Black Angel
So, I'm 5 books into the Charlie Parker saga and so far, so good.With this book, Connolly seems to have completely abandoned the realistic approach taken with the earlier books and gone full force into supernatural mode. That's not necessarily a bad thing, I mean, if it's done right anyway and Conn...
XOX
XOX rated it
The fallen angels, god and forgiveness bit is boring stuff that drag the book down from a 4 stars. I dislike the ending, and find it lack depth or even contemplation.If angels were fallen from the shit god place, they would have used their time on Earth to learn about human, about the good bit and t...
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