A Time of Torment : Charlie Parker

  • by John Connolly
  • Narrated by Jeff Harding
  • Series: Charlie Parker
  • 14 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally best-selling author John Connolly's series, in which ungodly fears haunt a strange and isolated community.
Jerome Burnel was once a hero. He intervened to prevent multiple killings and in doing so destroyed himself. His life was torn apart. He was imprisoned, brutalized.
But in his final days, with the hunters circling, he tells his story to private detective Charlie Parker. He speaks of the girl who was marked for death but was saved, of the ones who tormented him and of an entity that hides in a ruined stockade.
Parker is not like other men. He died and was reborn. He is ready to wage war.
Now he will descend upon a strange, isolated community called the Cut and face down a force of men who rule by terror, intimidation, and murder.
All in the name of the being they serve. All in the name of the Dead King.

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True Return To Form

To be candid, I am a big fan of John Connolly and the Charlie Parker series. I have enjoyed every entry in the series, although some have maybe lacked the punch and energy of his earlier novels. A Time of Torment, however, fires on all cylinders and serves as a huge reminder why this is my favorite thriller series. It heavily features Parker (and his tormented past), his remarkable sidekicks, Angel and Louie, a deeply mysterious faction of humanity (The Cut), and small-town drama at its finest.
Always a genre-bending author, Connolly carefully weaves the supernatural into (an often harsh) reality in a way that never dilutes the feeling of realism or the compelling nature of the story.
The narrator was wonderful as well, and I simply couldn't put it down (so to speak). This one is a winner.
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- Bill

Charlie Parker

Another masterpiece from John Connolly. Charlie Parker is the most exciting series I have ever read/listened to
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- John

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-02-2016
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio