The Lovers - John Connolly Reviews
Description:ISBN 1416569545 / Genre: Fiction / Author: John Connolly / Hardcover / 352 Pages / Book is published 2009-06-02 by Simon & Schuster Export
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by - written on 03/03/10 (Very useful, 49 readings)
The Lovers by John Connolly was released the middle of last year but I've only just got round to buying it. Charlie Parker has been stripped of his Private Investigator licence and his weapons licence so he's just killing time working in a bar, unable to investigate any crimes. His mind turns to the suicide of his father after he shot and killed two teenagers for seemingly no reason and he decides to investigate his past and try to figure out why his father shot the teenagers. During his investigation into his past he learns why his father shot them, more about his roots and in part why he attracts evil wherever he goes. This time it's definitely ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/08/09 (Very useful, 38 readings)
The Lovers, by Dublin-born crime writer John Connolly, is the eigth novel to feature former Police Detective and now former Private Eye, Charlie "Bird" Parker along with his occasional associates, the deadly and enigmatic Angel and Louis, who took centre-stage in The Reapers but whom, in turn, here take more of a back seat to all that occurs. Just as Reapers delved deep into the murky past of the former hit-man, Louis and to a lesser extent that of the reformed burglar, Angel, so The Lovers takes us straight into Charlie Parker's own back-story. Long before fans ever knew of him, Parker's father (also a cop) gunned down two unarmed civilians in a parking lot. .. Read the complete review
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