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The Black Angel: A Thriller

Connolly, John

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ISBN 10: 0743487869 / ISBN 13: 9780743487863
Edité par Atria Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005
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This is a near fine first edition hardcover copy in a near fine mylar protected DJ. With a sealed CD in a pouch at the rear. Signed by the author on a special page with the notice, "This first edition of the Black Angel has been specially signed by the author". Looks like an unread copy to me. N° de réf. du libraire 023617

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Titre : The Black Angel: A Thriller

Éditeur : Atria Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 2005

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition

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The Black Angel is not an object. The Black Angel is not a myth. The Black Angel lives.

A young woman goes missing from the streets of New York. Those who have taken her believe that nobody cares about her, and that no one will come looking for her. They are wrong. She is 'blood' to the killer Louis, the man who stands at the right hand of private detective Charlie Parker, and Louis will tear apart anyone who stands in the way of his attempts to find her.

But as Louis's violent search progresses, Parker comes to realize that the disappearance is part of an older mystery, one that is linked to an ornate church of bones in Eastern Europe, to the slaughter at a French monastery in 1944, and to the quest for a mythical prize that has been sought for centuries by evil men: the Black Angel.

Yet the Black Angel is more than a myth. It is conscious. It dreams. It is alive.

And men are not the only creatures that seek it . . .

Synopsis:

Detective Charlie Parker returns in The Black Angel, the sixth thriller by acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John Connolly.
The Black Angel begins with the mysterious abduction of a young woman. Intrigued by the case, Charlie Parker's longtime friend and professional killer, Louis, begins a solo search for the girl. The ties of friendship inevitably draw Parker into the search, as he soon discovers that the girl's disappearance is linked to a church of bones in eastern Europe, to the slaughter at a French monastery in 1944, and to the myth of an object known as the Black Angel. But the Black Angel is not a legend. It is real. It lives. It dreams. And the mystery of its existence may contain the secret of Parker's own origins...
As with his previous novels, John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, emotion, violence, and the supernatural in this raw and gripping thriller. Fast-paced, spellbinding, and elegantly written, this is John Connolly at his chilling best.

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