The eleventh Charlie Parker thriller.
John Connolly is the first non-American writer to win the US Shamus award and the first Irish writer to win an Edgar award. His debut - EVERY DEAD THING - introduced the character of Private Investigator Charlie Parker, and swiftly launched him right into the front rank of thriller writers. All his subsequent novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers. Before becoming a novelist, he spent five years working as a journalist for The Irish Times, to which he continues to contribute. In 2007 he was awarded the Irish Post Award for Literature. BOOKS TO DIE FOR, which he edited with Declan Burke, was the winner of the 2013 Anthony, Agatha and Macavity awards for Best Non-Fiction work.You can learn more from John's website, www.johnconnollybooks.com, find him on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/jconnollybooks.
Haunting, scary and addictive . . . the finest crime series currently in existence. As always, the plot marries an ingenious, if recognisable, detective story with something wicked and otherwordly. - Indepent on SundayFew thriller writers can create a sense of menace and evil as deftly as Connolly does. Compelling. - Irish IndependentConnolly has always managed to deftly juggle the essential elements of genre fiction with his own supernatural flavour and WRATH is no exception . . . Connolly has crafted [Parker] so expertly. - Hot Press IrelandWith Connolly, good and evil are always too close for comfort - Daily MirrorConnolly returns to page-turning form with his depiction of a moral world at the mercy of epic conspiracy and remorseless, primordial evil - The Irish Times[What] is so impressive [is] the fact that he's able to work poetic language into the thriller format . . . You may think at times you are reading a literary novel but then Connolly will remind you he's just as adept at the violent strategies of the thriller. Either way you will be left shaken by the experience. - Daily ExpressThis thriller might just have you grasping for your childhood teddy. - LoadedHis latest plot is a clever mixture of quest and chase . . . rarely fails to sing - Observer