Randall Haight has a secret, and somebody in his small town of Pastor’s Bay, Maine, knows it. With the truth being spread all over town, Randall begins to receive haunting anonymous messages, and he is tormented for his past crime. Enter detective Charlie Parker, the only man cunning and skilled enough to find out who is so intent on bringing the past into the future, so Randall’s misery can end and the truth can be buried once and for all.
But, when a 14-year-old girl goes missing in Pastor’s Bay, it becomes clear that some other people in town have their own dark and unfathomable secrets to protect. Now Parker must unravel a web of deceit involving the police, the FBI, a doomed mobster, and Randall Haight himself.
John Connolly’s THE BURNING SOUL is sure to make you wonder…what’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?