The Black Angel

The Black Angel

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When a young woman disappears from the streets of New York City, ties of friendship and blood inevitably draw ingenious, tortured detective Charlie Parker into the search. Soon he discovers links to a church of bones in Eastern Europe, a 1944 slaughter at a French monastery, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel -- considered by evil men to be beyond priceless. But the Black Angel is not a legend. It is real. It lives. It dreams. And the mystery of its existence may contain the secret of Parker's own origins.
ISBN: 9780743487870


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May 29, 2017

Excellent. Connolly weaves his historical research into the story. You are being educated but it is so natural it does not detract from the flow of the story or the characters. As always, creepy, horrifying, scary. And a flawed hero with nefarious sidekicks that you can't help but root for.

Apr 30, 2017

The Black Angel is a story that might keep Stephen King awake at night. John Connolly's tale is relentlessly grim from beginning to end. Our hero Charlie Parker is haunted by his tragic past as he pursues those who seek to find and free the terrible the Black Angel. The story builds a dreadful momentum from New York City to Eastern Europe. Thank God for Charlie's two sidekicks, Louis and Angel. I would encourage you to read the previous Charlie Parker stories since there are frequent comments about his past.

Aug 16, 2016

Loved it!

Jun 30, 2015

I didn't care for the story. I didn't finish the book even. Just couldn't take it.

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