If you know me at all you probably know that John Connolly is pretty much my favorite author out there. Every serious reader has several “go-to” authors, those whose work is an automatic buy, and Connolly’s top of that list for me. Still, I don’t always sit down and read the book the second I buy it because his work is dark. I mean, really dark. So this one’s for fans of the dark and those things that go bump within it. An e-copy of Connolly’s first Charlie Parker mystery, Every Dead Thing in your choice of e format.
A bit about the book:
Hailed internationally as a page-turner in a league with the fiction of Thomas Harris, this lyrical and terrifying bestseller is the stunning achievement of an “extravagantly gifted” (Kirkus Reviews) new novelist.
John Connolly superbly taps into the tortured mind and gritty world of former NYPD detective Charlie “Bird” Parker, tormented by the brutal, unsolved murders of his wife and young daughter. Driven by visions of the dead, Parker tracks a serial killer from New York City to the American South, and finds his buried instincts — for love, survival, and, ultimately, for killing — awakening as he confronts a monster beyond imagining…
Really, you want to read this book if you haven’t already.