By John Connolly
What's the worst factor you've ever done?
"There are a few truths so bad that they need to now not be spoken aloud, so appalling that even to recognize them is to threat sacrificing an important a part of one's humanity, to exist in a less warm, crueler international than before."
Randall Haight has a mystery: he's a convicted assassin, a guy with the blood of a tender lady on his arms. He has outfitted a brand new lifestyles for himself within the small Maine city of Pastor's Bay, yet a person has found the reality approximately him. he's being laid low with anonymously despatched reminders of his crime. He desires deepest detective Charlie Parker to lead them to move away.
But one other woman has long past lacking, this time from Pastor's Bay itself, and her family members has its personal secrets and techniques to guard. Now, in a city outfitted on blood and shadowed by way of outdated ghosts, Parker needs to get to the bottom of a twisted background of violence and deceit concerning the police and the FBI, a doomed mobster and his enemies, and Randall Haight himself.
Because Randall is telling lies...