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The Wolf in Winter

Paperback edition released 01/01/2015

by John Connolly

Part of the Charlie Parker Thriller Series

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The Wolf in Winter Synopsis

The community of Prosperous, Maine has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children's future secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. And at the heart of Prosperous lie the ruins of an ancient church, transported stone by stone from England centuries earlier by the founders of the town ...But the death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw the haunted, lethal private investigator Charlie Parker to Prosperous. Parker is a dangerous man, driven by compassion, by rage, and by the desire for vengeance. In him the town and its protectors sense a threat graver than any they have faced in their long history, and in the comfortable, sheltered inhabitants of a small Maine town, Parker will encounter his most vicious opponents yet. Charlie Parker has been marked to die so that Prosperous may survive.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781444755367
Publication date: 1st January 2015
Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Primary Genre Crime and Mystery
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The Good Book Guide Review

This is typically irresistible, Connolly tackling customary themes of redemption and a bitter clash between good and evil. As ever, he proves totally adept at creating American locales with the skill of a native writer, and his best writing concerning his central character is always conjured when Charlie Parker is at the end of his tether – very much the case here. As the lies and betrayal are stripped away in a dangerous community called ‘Prosperous’, the reader is taken into a grim but exhilarating nightmare world.

John Connolly Press Reviews

The finest crime series currently in existence -  Independent on Sunday

 

[What] is so impressive [is] the fact that he's able to work poetic language into the thriller format ... You may think at times you are reading a literary novel but then Connolly will remind you he's just as adept at the violent strategies of the thriller. Either way you will be left shaken by the experience. -  Daily Express

 

Skilful at humour and building suspense, Connolly's writing is also poignant and at times downright beautiful -  Sunday Business Post

Other editions of this book

ISBN: 9781444755367
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781444755329
Publication date: 10/04/2014
Format: Hardback

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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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