The Wolf in Winter
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BeschreibungThe next pulse-pounding thriller in John Connolly's internationally bestselling Charlie Parker series. 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. Prosperous, and the secret that it hides beneath its ruins...
PortraitJohn Connolly, 1968 in Irland geboren, lebt in Dublin und schreibt für die Irish Times. Seine Romane sind internationale Bestseller, für die er u.a. mit dem amerikanischen Shamus Award ausgezeichnet wurde.
Pressestimmen"Strongly recommended for plot, characterization, authenticity . . . horror . . . and humanity." Sharon Wheeler Library Journal (starred review)
Untertitel: A Charlie Parker Thriller. 'Charlie Parker'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2014
Seitenanzahl: 420 Seiten