By John Connolly
What's the worst factor you've ever done?
"There are a few truths so negative that they need to now not be spoken aloud, so appalling that even to recognize them is to danger sacrificing a very 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 woman on his palms. He has equipped a brand new existence for himself within the small Maine city of Pastor's Bay, yet anyone has came upon the reality approximately him. he's being laid low with anonymously despatched reminders of his crime. He desires inner most detective Charlie Parker to cause them to cross away.
But one other lady has long gone lacking, this time from Pastor's Bay itself, and her relatives has its personal secrets and techniques to guard. Now, in a city equipped on blood and shadowed by way of previous ghosts, Parker needs to get to the bottom of a twisted heritage 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...