Biography

John Connolly

John Connolly is the author of THE WRATH OF ANGELS, THE BURNING SOUL, THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS and BAD MEN, among many others. He is a regular contributor to The Irish Times and lives in Dublin, Ireland.

John Connolly

Books by John Connolly

by John Connolly - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The community of Prosperous, Maine has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children’s future secure. And at the heart of Prosperous lie the ruins of an ancient church, transported stone by stone from England centuries earlier by the founders of the town. But the death of a homeless man and the disappearance of his daughter draw the haunted, lethal private investigator Charlie Parker to Prosperous.

by John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction

The first installment in John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard's new science fiction trilogy, The Chronicles of the Invaders, CONQUEST introduces a world where humanity has been conquered by a powerful alien rulership --- unless a group of young rebels can unlock their powers and help rescue humankind from its terrible fate.

by John Connolly - Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 12+

When a new toy shop’s opening goes terrifyingly awry, Samuel Johnson must gather a ragtag band of dwarfs, policemen, and very polite monsters to face down the greatest threat the Multiverse has ever known --- not to mention assorted vampires, a girl with an unnatural fondness for spiders, and highly flammable unfriendly elves.

by John Connolly - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. What it conceals is a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil. Now a battle is about to commence between those who want the list to remain secret and those for whom it represents a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness. The race to secure the prize draws in private detective Charlie Parker, who fears that his own name may be on the list.

edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke - Anthology, Essays, Mystery, Nonfiction

In the most ambitious anthology of its kind yet attempted, the world’s leading mystery writers have come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that often reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, 119 authors from 20 countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers.

by John Connolly - Fantasy, Fiction

Young Samuel Johnson is in trouble --- an angry demon is seeking revenge for his part in foiling the invasion of Earth by the forces of evil. It wants to get its claws on Samuel, and when Samuel and his faithful dachshund, Boswell, are pulled through a portal into the dark realm --- the home of the Infernals --- it may get its chance.

by John Connolly - Fiction, Thriller

Randall Haight has a secret: He is a convicted murderer, a man with the blood of a young girl on his hands. He has built a new life for himself in the small Maine town of Pastor’s Bay, but someone has discovered the truth about him. In a town built on blood and shadowed by old ghosts, one detective must unravel a twisted history of violence and deceit involving the police and the FBI, a doomed mobster and his enemies, and Randall Haight himself.

by John Connolly - Fiction, Thriller

Daniel Clay, a once-respected psychiatrist, has gone missing. Clay's daughter insists he killed himself after allegations surfaced that he had betrayed his patients to foul and evil men. But when a killer obsessed with uncovering the truth behind his own daughter's disappearance comes seeking revenge, long-forgotten secrets begin to emerge.