WorldCat Identities

Connolly, John 1968-

Works: 378 works in 2,000 publications in 14 languages and 60,778 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Paranormal fiction  Novels  Juvenile works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Author of screenplay, Creator, Translator, Other
Classifications: PN6120.95.H727, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Connolly
Most widely held works by John Connolly
The book of lost things by John Connolly( Book )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking refuge in fairy tales after the loss of his mother, twelve-year-old David finds himself violently propelled into an imaginary land in which the boundaries of fantasy and reality are disturbingly melded
The Reapers by John Connolly( Book )

67 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Charlie Parker returns in this story of assassins who have targeted one of their own
The unquiet by John Connolly( Book )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The P.I. is hired by the daughter of a missing child psychiatrist being stalked by a man who insists that she knows where her father is
The black angel by John Connolly( Book )

64 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assisting a friend in a search for a kidnapped woman, detective Charlie Parker links the abduction to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, a 1944 slaughter at a French monastery, and the myth of an object known as the Black Angel
The whisperers : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the border between Maine and Canada, a dangerous smuggling operation is taking place. Drugs, cash, weapons, even people-- and something ancient and powerful and evil
The lovers by John Connolly( Book )

60 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Every dead thing by John Connolly( Book )

58 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Charlie Parker, a former New York policeman, searches for the killer of his wife and daughter. Two women help him, a pretty criminal psychologist and an old Creole woman with psychic vision
The burning soul : a thriller by John Connolly( Book )

46 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Randall Haight has a secret: He is a convicted murderer, a man with the blood of a young girl on his hands. He has built a new life for himself in the small Maine town of Pastor's Bay, but someone has discovered the truth about him. He is being tormented by anonymously sent reminders of his crime. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away. But another girl has gone missing, this time from Pastor's Bay itself, and her family has its own secrets to protect. Now, in a town built on blood and shadowed by old ghosts, Parker must unravel a twisted history of violence and deceit involving the police and the FBI, a doomed mobster and his enemies, and Randall Haight himself. Because Randall is telling lies. ..."--Publisher's description
The white road : a thriller by John Connolly( Book )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the rape and murder of a wealthy Southern woman, for which a young African American faces the death penalty, private investigator Charlie Parker finds his efforts complicated by the machinations of an old adversary
The wolf in winter : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

33 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 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."--
The killing kind by John Connolly( Book )

63 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the discovery of a mass grave in northern Maine reveals the truth about the disappearance of a religious community, private detective Charlie Parker becomes embroiled in a deadly conflict with a group of religious fanatics
Bad men : a thriller by John Connolly( Book )

56 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after the massacre that wiped out a colony of settlers on the small Maine island of Sanctuary, rookie officer Sharon Macy and policeman Joe Dupree team up to protect the island's residents from a band of vengeful killers
Dark hollow by John Connolly( Book )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grieving over the murder of his family, private detective Charlie "Bird" Parker returns to Maine in search of refuge, and becomes caught up in the murders of a young mother and her child
The wrath of angels : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racing against a serial killer in the depths of the Maine woods, private detective Charlie Parker searches for a secret list of names in the wreckage of a plane that has never been reported missing
The woman in the woods by John Connolly( Book )

21 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the beautiful Maine woods, a partly preserved body is discovered. Investigators realize that the dead young woman gave birth shortly before her death. But there is no sign of a baby. Private detective Charlie Parker is hired by a lawyer to shadow the police investigation and find the infant but Parker is not the only searcher. Someone else is following the trail left by the woman, someone with an interest in much more than a missing child
A song of shadows : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Still recovering from his life-threatening wounds, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. Parker has retreated to the small Maine town of Boreas to regain his strength. There he befriends a widow named Ruth Winter and her young daughter, Amanda. But Ruth has her secrets. Old atrocities are about to be unearthed, and old sinners will kill to hide their sins. Now Parker is about to risk his life to defend a woman he barely knows, one who fears him almost as much as she fears those who are coming for her. His enemies believe him to be vulnerable. Fearful. Solitary. But they are wrong. Parker is far from afraid, and far from alone. For something is emerging from the shadows"--
A game of ghosts : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

25 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internationally bestselling author John Connolly returns with another "superb fusion of noir and the supernatural" (My Bookish Ways) in this latest thriller in his gripping Charlie Parker series. It is deep winter and the darkness is unending. A private detective named Jaycob Eklund has vanished and Charlie Parker is assigned to track him down. Parker's employer, Edgar Ross, an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has his own reasons for wanting Eklund found. Eklund is no ordinary investigator--he is obsessively tracking a series of homicides and disappearances, each linked to reports of hauntings. Now Parker is drawn into Eklund's world: a realm in which the monstrous Mother rules a crumbling criminal empire, in which men strike bargains with angels, and in which the innocent and guilty alike are pawns in a game of ghosts."--
The gates by John Connolly( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Samuel Johnson and his dachshund Boswell go trick-or-treating early, they unwittingly unlock a gap in the universe that opens the gates of Hell, and Samuel must now fight to reseal it
A time of torment : a Charlie Parker thriller by John Connolly( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally bestselling author John Connolly's series, in which ungodly fears haunt a strange and isolated community. Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened to prevent multiple killings, and in doing so destroyed himself. His life was torn apart. He was imprisoned, brutalized. But in his final days, with the hunters circling, he tells his story to private detective Charlie Parker. He speaks of the girl who was marked for death, but was saved; of the ones who tormented him, and an entity that hides in a ruined stockade. Parker is not like other men. He died, and was reborn. He is ready to wage war. Now he will descend upon a strange, isolated community called the Cut, and face down a force of men who rule by terror, intimidation, and murder. All in the name of the being they serve. All in the name of the Dead King"--
The infernals by John Connolly( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy, his dog, and their struggle to escape the wrath of demons. Young Samuel Johnson foiled the invasion of Earth by the forces of evil; now they want to get their claws on Samuel and his faithful dachshund, Boswell
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The book of lost things
The ReapersThe unquietThe black angelThe whisperers : a Charlie Parker thrillerThe loversEvery dead thingThe burning soul : a thrillerThe white road : a thriller
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Conolly, John 1968-

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Джон Коннолли

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