Jerome Burnet was a hero, a hero that fell greatly. He has
just been released from prison and knows someone is coming
after him, it's only a matter of time. He goes to Charlie
Parker and asks him to find out who wants him dead and why,
knowing he may not live to find out the truth. At first
Charlie thinks the guy may be crazy, but then he goes
missing under suspicious circumstances. As Charlie, Louis and
Angle begin to look into it they discover a group of people
called The Cut. Dangerous and powerful in a supernatural way
that has keep them separate and safe for generations.
What I really enjoy about John Connolly's books is how he
mystery, thriller and supernatural combined. Ever since the
character Charlie Parker was revived while dead his abilities
to know and communicate with other forces has grown and it
gives the story that little extra it needs to make it better
than your average thriller. The bad guys in his stories are
also a unique level of twisted making reading about them all
the more enjoyable and see them defeated in the awesome
Charlie Parker way, great.
I've read numerous John Connolly books and TIME OF TORMENT is
one of, if not my favorite. If you haven't read any of his
book you will enjoy this one enough to go back and read more.
Dangerous and driven private investigator Charlie Parker
returns in the latest gripping thriller of internationally
bestselling 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 an entity that hides in a ruined
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.