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The Wrath of Angels:

A Charlie Parker Thriller

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In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of an aeroplane is discovered. There are no bodies, and no such plane has ever been reported missing, but men both good and evil have been seeking it for a long, long time. What the wreckage conceals is more important than money: it is power. Hidden in the plane is a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the Devil. Now a battle is about to commence between those who want the list to remain secret and those who believe that it represents a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness.

The race to secure the prize draws in private detective Charlie Parker, a man who knows more than most about the nature of the terrible evil that seeks to impose itself on the world and who fears that his own name may be on the list. It lures others too: a beautiful, scarred woman with a taste for killing; a silent child who remembers his own death; and the serial killer known as the Collector, who sees in the list new lambs for his slaughter. But as the rival forces descend upon this northern state, the woods prepare to meet them, for the forest depths hide other secrets.

Someone has survived the crash.

Something has survived the crash—and it is waiting.

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“Strongly recommended for plot, characterization, authenticity, angels…horror, humor, and humanity.” 

Library Journal

“This story inspires both a shudder or twenty and the vaguely realized idea that as far out as Connolly’s stories can sometimes be, there is always the possibility that he could be onto something.” 

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    A must read

    Ron1 January 23, 2013
    I've never read a book from this author, you can't put this book down wondering what twist is next.Needless to say I won't be in or back woods after dark for awhile.

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John Connolly studied English at Trinity College, Dublin, and journalism at Dublin City University. He is best known for his series of novels starring private detective Charlie Parker, but is also author of over fourty books and short story collections. Connolly is based in Dublin and divides his time between his native city and the United States.

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Jeff Harding is one of the most active American actors based in Britain. He is regularly seen in film and television but maintains interest in fringe theater. He is particularly active in voice-over and radio work. Having competed in rowing for many years, he still lives by the Thames and rows regularly.

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