John Connolly is one of the most successful thriller writers with multi-million sales of books worldwide and various literary awards.
Let us introduce you to some of his best works:
Charlie Parker Series
This series follows the story of former New York City police officer Charlie Parker who later on turned to be a private investigator with cases increasingly taking on shades of the supernatural. Connolly started the series with “Every Dead Thing” in 1999. The series has overall 16 books.
Samuel Johnson Novel
This three-novel series follows the story of Samuel Jackson who battles the forces of darkness with the help of his faithful Dachshund, Boswell and various demons, dwarfs and police officers, among others.
Chronicles of the Invaders
This series was a collaboration between Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard. This tells the story of Syl and Paul who traveled to different worlds. After five years they discovered that the universe changed vastly beyond their imaginings.
Nocturnes features short fictions with stories about darkness, predatory demons, vengeful ghosts and the haunting anthology of lost lovers and missing children.
The Book of Lost Things
This centers the story of 12-year old David who mourns the death of his mother and finds a company in the presence of books. The books began to whisper to him. Out of anger and loneliness, his imagination helped him discover that reality and fantasy began to meld.
The story of Bad men starts with an ancient account of betrayal between settlers. Few year later, a group of kills returned to seek revenge on a young woman and her son. A rookie officer and policeman stand in their way to solve the case.
The Wanderer in Unknown Realms
Lionel Maulding, a rare-book collector, went missing from his country home in Norfolk. Soter, a WWI veteran took charge of the investigation. He found out Maulding’s interest in occultism. In his search, he encountered horrific experiences.
The Museum of Literary Souls
Mr. Berger thought his year of existence was pointless until he found the book which brought him to a strange fate. Berger then journeys towards the blurry line between fiction and reality.