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The Dirty South Witness

by John Connolly

Part of the Charlie Parker Thriller Series

Thriller and Suspense Crime and Mystery

The Dirty South Witness Synopsis

It is 1997, and someone is slaughtering young black women in Burdon County, Arkansas.

But no one wants to admit it, not in the Dirty South.

In an Arkansas jail cell sits a former NYPD detective, stricken by grief. He is mourning the death of his wife and child, and searching in vain for their killer. He cares only for his own lost family.

But that is about to change . . .

Witness the becoming of Charlie Parker.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781529398304
Publication date: 20th August 2020
Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Primary Genre Thriller and Suspense
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John Connolly Press Reviews

Praise for A BOOK OF BONES:

This is a weighty epic, full of cunningly knotted plot strands - Mail on Sunday

This epic tale deserves all the praise that is coming its way. Phenomenal. - Sun

This is a five-star novel.

How can Connolly possibly surpass it?

I can't wait to find out. - Shots magazine

Essential reading for any Charlie Parker fan, and a masterclass in juggling multiple styles. 10/10 - SciFi Bulletin

Connolly's potent, turbulent blend of crime and supernatural fiction is on full display, and there is a new stylistic ease . . . A Book of Bones is a rich mix . . . infused with English folk mythology and an uncanny feel for landscape and setting, with a delirious, propulsive plot - Irish Times

This could be Connolly's masterpiece, but who knows what might appear in the future - Buzzmag

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About John Connolly

John Connolly is author of the Charlie Parker mysteries, The Book of Lost Things, the Samuel Johnson novels for young adults and, with his partner, Jennifer Ridyard, co-author of the Chronicles of the Invaders. John Connolly's debut - Every Dead Thing - introduced the character of Private Investigator Charlie Parker, and swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers. All his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. He was the winner of the 2016 CWA Short Story Dagger for On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier from NIGHT MUSIC : Nocturnes Stoughton Vol 2. In 2007 he ...

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