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Author John ConnollyJohn Connolly is the internationally bestselling author of over 30 books, including the Charlie Parker novels, The Book of Lost Things, The Samuel Johnson Adventures and more.

His first novel, Every Dead Thing, published in 1999, introduced the world to private eye and former policeman Charlie Parker. Since then, Charlie’s story has developed over the course of almost 20 volumes, the most recent installment being The Nameless Ones. Charlie Parker returns with this heart-pounding race to hunt down the deadliest of war criminals. With Connolly’s trademark “dark, haunting, and beautifully told” (Booklist) prose and breathless twists and turns, The Nameless Ones is a gripping thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

In addition to the Charlie Parker series, Connolly has produced numerous other novels and short stories. Among those is Bad Men, his first stand-alone novel and Nocturnes, a collection of novellas and short stories. In 2009 he also published his first young adult novel, The Gates which began The Samuel Johnson Books. The Chronicles of the Invaders, a series for teenage readers that he co-wrote with his partner, and fellow journalist, Jennifer Ridyard, was published in 2013.

Connolly's novels have been nominated for numerous awards, and even narrowing it down to just his wins leaves, impressively, an Edgar, a Shamus, an Anthony, an Agatha, and a Barry award, for various works.

He was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1968. He earned a BA in English from Trinity College, Dublin and then an MA in Journalism from Dublin City University. He has worked a variety of jobs from bartender to government official, and in the years following his graduation he wrote freelance for The Irish Times. Although he still sometimes contributes to The Irish Times, he is now a full-time novelist.

Connolly still lives in Dublin, but he now spends a great deal of his time in Portland, Maine. He makes regular donations to the wine industry and keeps a number of dogs in a remarkable degree of comfort.

You can find a signed copy of The Nameless Ones and a collection of other John Connolly signed books below.

John Connolly Book List and Awards
Author's website: johnconnollybooks.com
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The Furies

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The Furies by John Connolly

The Nameless Ones

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The Nameless Ones by John Connolly

The Dirty South

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The Dirty South by John Connolly

The Dirty South

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The Dirty South by John Connolly

A Book of Bones

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A Book of Bones by John Connolly

The Woman in the Woods

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The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly
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Conquest | Connolly, John & Ridyard, Jennifer | Double-Signed 1st Edition Connolly, John & Ridyard, Jennifer | Conquest | Double-Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book.  February 2014 NY: Atria  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the authors.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.  This is a collectible book free from material defects.  Jacket covering services are available for a small fee.

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Night Music: Nocturnes Volume 2 | Connolly, John | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book Connolly, John | Night Music: Nocturnes Volume 2 | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

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John Connolly Bibliography


Charlie Parker Series

  1. Every Dead Thing - 1999
  2. Dark Hollow - 2000
  3. The Killing Kind - 2001
  4. The White Road - 2002
  5. The Black Angel - 2005
  6. The Unquiet - 2007
  7. The Reapers - 2008
  8. The Lovers - 2009
  9. The Whisperers - 2010
  10. The Burning Soul - 2011
  11. The Wrath of Angels - 2012
  12. The Wolf in Winter - 2014
  13. A Song of Shadows - 2015
  14. A Time of Torment - 2016
  15. A Game of Ghosts - 2017
  16. The Woman in the Woods - 2018
  17. A Book of Bones - 2019
  18. The Dirty South - 2020
  19. The Nameless Ones - 2021
  20. The Furies - 2022

Chronicles of the Invaders Series (with Jennifer Ridyard)

  1. Conquest - 2014
  2. Empire - 2015
  3. Dominion - 2016

Samuel Johnson Series

  1. The Gates - 2009
  2. The Infernals - 2011
  3. The Creeps - 2013

Other Books

  • Bad Men - 2003
  • Nocturnes - 2004 (short story collection)
  • The Book of Lost Things - 2006
  • Books to Die For - 2012 (non-fiction, with Declan Burke)
  • Night Music: Nocturnes Vol. 2 - 2015 (short story collection)
  • The Book of Lost Things: 10th Anniversary Edition - 2016
  • He - May 2018

John Connolly Awards


  • Winner: 2000 Shamus Award (Best First P.I. Novel), for Every Dead Thing
  • Winner: 2003 Barry Award (Best British Crime Novel), for The White Road
  • Winner: 2012 Agatha Award (Best Nonfiction), with Declan Burke, for Books to Die For
  • Winner: 2013 Anthony Award (Best Critical Nonfiction Work), with Declan Burke, for Books to Die For
  • Winner: 2014 Edgar Award (Best Short Story), for The Caxton Private Lending Library and Book Depository, Bibliomysteries

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