John Connolly was born in Dublin and is a regular contributor to the Irish Times. His first novel was the phenomenal international bestseller Every Dead Thing. Visit his Web site at www.johnconnolly.co.uk.
Private detective Charlie Parker returns to his Maine hometown and finds himself in a world of creepy trouble. His efforts to collect child support from a deadbeat dad land him in hot water with the mob. Everyone who might have any information about the identity of his birth parents, whom he never knew, seems to be turning up dead. And an old woman swears that a long-dead serial killer, Caleb Kyle, is resurrected and stalking the townspeople.
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