The Black Angel

The Black Angel

Book - 2005
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Detective Charlie Parker discovers that the disappearance of a young New York City prostitute is linked to a church in Eastern Europe, a massacre at a French monastery in 1944 and a mythical object called the Black Angel.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Atria Books, 2005
ISBN: 9780743487863
0743487869
9780743487870
0743487877
9780743487877
Characteristics: 488 p. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

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pspice
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.

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Dreamstime
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.

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sandra80
Aug 16, 2016

Loved it!

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ilovewhippets
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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