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)
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...
The disappearance of a religious community in Maine had long since been the subject of controversy. It wasn’t until recently that the discovery of a mass grave containing those that had vanished all those years ago that the state began to get some answers. Shortly after it’s discovery, Detective C...