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Every Dead Thing

Shamus Award, 2000

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781844568383

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 18th September 2008

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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The gripping first Charlie Parker novel from bestselling author John Connolly – perfect for fans of Stephen King and Jeffery Deaver.

Tormented and racked with guilt over the brutal slaying of his wife and daughter, Charlie Parker, ex-cop with the NYPD, agrees to track down a missing girl. It is a search that will lead him into an abyss of evil. At the same time, he is warned by an old black woman in Louisiana that ‘The Travelling Man’ is about to strike again. Multiple strands converge with a horrific confrontation in which hunter and hunted are intimately connected by guilt.


a genuine, gripping page-turner which shreds the nerves and is certain to be one of the thrillers of 1999.
Mike Ripley, <i>Daily Telegraph</i>
Fantastic - he has raised the standard of modern crime writing
J Wallis Martin
Painstaking research, superb characterisation, and an ability to tell a story that's chilling and thought provoking make this a terrific thriller
Buy it and be scared
<i>The Times</i>
A genuine, gripping page-turner which shreds the nerves.
Daily Telegraph
An ambitious, moral, disturbing tale with a stunning climax.
<i>The Times</i>
A stunning debut . . . EVERY DEAD THING ensnares us in its very first pages and speeds us through a harrowing plot to a riveting climax.
Jeffery Deaver