The Lovers

The Lovers

[a Thriller Featuring Charlie Parker]

Book - 2009
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Charlie Parker is a lost soul. Deprived of his private investigator's license and under scrutiny by the police, Parker takes a job in a Portland bar. But he uses his enforced retirement to begin a different kind of investigation: an examination of his own past and an inquiry into the death of his father, who took his own life after apparently shooting dead two unarmed teenagers. It's a search that will eventually lead Parker to question all that he believed about his beloved parents, and about himself.But there are other forces at work: a troubled young woman who is running from an unseen threat, one that has already taken the life of her boyfriend; and a journalist-turned-writer named Mickey Wallace, who is conducting an investigation of his own. And haunting the shadows, as they have done throughout Parker's life, are two figures: a man and a woman who seem driven to bring an end to Charlie Parker's existence.Haunting, lyrical, and impossible to put down,The Lovers is John Connolly at his best.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781416569541
1416569545
9781416569558
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY CON

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pspice
Aug 27, 2017

Always entertaining and dark. Focus on Charlie Parker's past and the evil beings that preceded his birth and want to destroy him and those close to him. Strongly recommend you read all 15 books (to 2017). I hope Connolly keeps on writing them.

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wilqser
Feb 27, 2013

My first time reading about Charlie Parker. The book was excellently written, but I was disappointed in the supernatural element since I haven't read a book since the end of last year and was looking for more a conventional suspense/thriller book. I do recommend reading John Connolly; he is an excellent writer.

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sandra80
Dec 02, 2011

Awsome, as always. Can't wait to read more Charlie Parker.

kodibyrd Sep 04, 2009

Another Charlie Parker suspense novel with some new twists and turns, but never going too far from his built up reputation of the hero of the story.

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