The Woman in the Woods

The Woman in the Woods

eBook - 2018
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"From internationally bestselling author and "creative genius who has few equals in either horror fiction or the mystery genre" (New York Journal of Books) comes a gripping thriller starring Private Investigator Charlie Parker. When the body of a woman--who apparently died in childbirth--is discovered, Parker is hired to track down both her identity and her missing child. In the beautiful Maine woods, a partly preserved body is discovered. Investigators realize that the dead young woman gave birth shortly before her death. But there is no sign of a baby. Private detective Charlie Parker is hired by a lawyer to shadow the police investigation and find the infant but Parker is not the only searcher. Someone else is following the trail left by the woman, someone with an interest in much more than a missing child.
Publisher: New York : Emily Bestler Books, 2018
Edition: First Emily Bestler booksAtria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781501171949
1501171941
9781501171925
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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sunnyfeline
Sep 11, 2018

I had a hard time wanting to finish this book. A lot of bouncing around with different voices and long descriptions throughout the chapters. At times it was very dark. So many people died in this story. I like suspense thrillers and mysteries but I just didn't like this book. I really loved his other work called, "The Book of Lost Things."

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yesucan
Aug 20, 2018

Never thought I would say this about a John Connolly book, but I was honestly bored. I truly wanted to feel engaged, but trudged simply because it is a John Connolly..... I pray his subsequent ones will be more substantial and meaningful.

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nannianni
Aug 02, 2018

Scary - loved it. Good plot as usual.

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catavamp
Jul 16, 2018

More Horror than mystery or thriller. I loved it. Great pace couldn't put it down. Read in one sitting and can't wait for the next one. Please be a next one.

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USAF1969
Jul 10, 2018

So in the first dozen or so pages we learn that Charlie Parker is visited periodically by his dead daughter, and best- buddy Louis has similar visitations from his dead father. That's it for me. Too Stephen King-esque for me. I did not rate this, because I don't want to discourage people who like this genre. I do not.

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thunderofsilence
Jul 09, 2018

Sick, sickening. Not worth reading.

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