Synopses & Reviews
Charlie Parker returns in New York Times bestselling author John Connolly’s most chilling and mesmerizing thriller to date.
Charlie Parker is a lost soul. Deprived of his private investigator’s license and under scrutiny by the police, he has been forced to seek work in a Portland bar. But he is using 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, 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 already seems to have taken the life of her boyfriend; a journalist-turned-writer named Mickey Wallace who is conducting an investigation of his own into Parker in the hope of writing a nonfiction book about his exploits. And haunting the shadows, as they have done throughout Parker’s life, are two figures: a man and a woman who appear to have only one purpose: to bring an end to Charlie Parker’s existence…
The fun continues in the fourth book in the After-School Sports Club, a brand-new RTR series by Steve Bjorkman
The After-School Sports Club learns to play flag football in the latest story of this Ready-to-Read series.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Steve Bjand#246;rkmanandlt;/bandgt; has illustrated more than eighty books for children, including the andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt; bestseller andlt;Iandgt;Dirt on My Shirtandlt;/iandgt; by Jeff Foxworthy. He also creates greeting cards with his brother through Recycled Paper Greetings. Steve lives in California with his wife and three children. You can visit him online at stevebjorkman.com.