The Killing Kind
John Connolly's Every Dead Thing and Dark Hollow were international bestsellers. Now the "compulsively readable" (Publishers Weekly) Connolly returns to heart-pounding form with a crime novel that combines sinister menace with superb style. THE KILLING KIND When the discovery of a mass grave in... show more
John Connolly's Every Dead Thing and Dark Hollow were international bestsellers. Now the "compulsively readable" (Publishers Weekly) Connolly returns to heart-pounding form with a crime novel that combines sinister menace with superb style. THE KILLING KIND When the discovery of a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the grim truth behind the disappearance of a religious community, private detective Charlie Parker is drawn into a violent conflict with a group of zealots intent on tracking down a relic that could link them to the slaughter. Haunted by the ghost of a small boy and tormented by the demonic killer known as Mr. Pudd, Parker is forced to fight for his lover, his friends...and his very soul.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 3rd 2003
Publisher: Pocket Star
Pages no: 436
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Hard Boiled
, Dark Fantasy
Series: Charlie Parker (#3)
Wow. This was ridiculously good. We have more of the supernatural elements I like. I have to say though this book is hard to get through if you don’t like spiders. “The Killing Kind” has Charlie taking up a case from an ex Senator. A daughter of a long ago friend ended up dead, but though the poli...
Ooh man, my skin was still crawling several hours later. Not one for the Arachnophobic
These books just keep getting better. Nastiest villain so far. And I do mean naaasty and his hit man is the stuff of nightmares. If you find spiders to be unsettling, you are really in for a treat. I found myself brushing imaginary webs off my arms during this one several times. Parker and his frien...
~I liked this read a lot although I was not as interested as I was in the two previous books. It may be due to the fact that I read them in quick succession.~Charlie has chilled out on the whole 'tracking down killers' theme and he's been living the somewhat boring, but stable life of a P.I. and spe...
Student Grace Peltier is writing her Ph.D. thesis on a group of religious zealots, the Aroostook Baptists, who mysteriously disappeared in 1963. This research leads Grace to a current religious group operating in Maine called The Fellowship and their founder Carter Paragon. No long after meeting Car...