Explore York, in partnership with Fox Lane Books and York Literature Festival, is delighted to be hosting this exciting event with author John Connolly. The Dirty South is the prequel to John’s bestselling Charlie Parker series. It is the perfect book for existing fans of the series and for new readers alike.
It is 1997, and someone is slaughtering young black women in Burdon County, Arkansas. But no one wants to admit it, not in the Dirty South. In an Arkansas jail cell sits a former NYPD detective, stricken by grief. He is mourning the death of his wife and child and searching in vain for their killer. He cares only for his own lost family. But that is about to change . . .
‘John Connolly is the creator of a unique blend of thriller and horror who receives rave reviews every time for his lyrical, almost poetic language’ – Sunday Telegraph