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Charlie Parker Series by John Connolly

We have uploaded yet another taped review to our YouTube channel located at http://youtube.com/matthewslibrary. This review discusses a series of books featuring Maine private investigator, Charlie Parker. It is written by the wickedly talented John Connolly. You can view the video here.







The video features interviewer, Ms. Natalie, a former library assistant, and the reviewer for this installment is Ms. Angie. We hope you'll check out this video, and perhaps give the featured titles a try.

The titles in the series are as listed below:

Every Dead Thing is located here at Matthews and also available upon request from Annville Free Library, Palmyra Public Library.

Dark Hollow is currently only available upon request through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

The Killing Kind is available upon request from Lebanon Community Library.

The White Road is available upon request from Palmyra Public Library.

The Black Angel is available upon request from Annville Free Library and Lebanon Community Library.

The Unquiet is located here at Matthews and also available upon request from Annville Free Library.

The Reaper is coming to a bookstore and hopefully a library near you in June 2008.

--Interviewer Ms. Natalie/Reviewer Ms. Angie

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