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It is deep winter. The darkness is unending. The private detective named Jaycob Eklund has vanished, and Charlie Parker is dispatched to track him down. Parker's employer, Edgar Ross, an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has his own reasons for wanting Eklund found. Eklund is no ordinary investigator. He is obsessively tracking a series of homicides and disappearances, each linked to reports of hauntings. Now Parker will be drawn into Eklund's world, a realm in which the monstrous Mother rules a crumbling criminal empire, in which men strike bargains with angels, and in which the innocent and guilty alike are pawns in a game of ghosts.
©2017 Bad Dog Books Ltd (P)2017 Hodder & Stoughton
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"From the No. 1 Best-selling Author of A Time of Torment, the fifteenth novel in the 'series of superb novels built around the haunted private detective Charlie Parker'." (Daily Mail)
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By Claude on 09-01-17


Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

No, I wouldn't! I would recommend them to start the series from the beginning.

What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

None.As The book, the ending reflected the absence of panache.

What didn’t you like about Jeff Harding’s performance?

I love Jeff Harding's performance, he is by far my favorite reader.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

No !

Any additional comments?

It had to happen. We, the unconditional readers of Charlie Parker had it coming. We had been enthralled and captivated too many times.Game of ghosts, by far did not live up to my expectations. The narrative is neither as powerful nor absorbing as we were used to.
It pains me to say that I got distracted reading this one and this is a first to me.Plus, one of the main villains was wiped out and the way it happened did not do him justice.Too many characters and subplots got me confused and I might be wrong here but I felt a certain lassitude that transpired through the words of the writer.Well, all that will not prevent me from reading the next installment, but it had to be said.

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By Dexmag on 05-23-17

One of the best Parker books yet.

The Parker books show no sign of slowing down, in fact they are getting better and better, which as a fan I didn't think was possible.

Without giving anything thing away all I can say is the writing, setting and characters are all haunting and as cold as the Maine winters.

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By Lareine on 02-19-18

Hard to get into

I didn’t enjoy this book. I found the storyline disjointed, confusing and not exciting. I persevered with it in the hope that it would improve, but came to the end thinking it was boring and a waste of time.
I can’t say I particularly liked the narrator either, and would not rush to listen to books read by him again. I’m also unlikely to listen to any more in this series.

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By Ben on 05-08-17


As a huge Charlie Parker fan, i was very disappointed in the story.

the performance was fantastic as usual

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