Isbn-10: 0743487842 | Isbn-13: 9780743487849 | Publish date: 23/03/2004 | Edition 1st Atria
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New York Times bestselling author John Connolly masterfully intertwines mystery, emotion, violence, and the supernatural in this raw and gripping thriller.
In 1693, the settlers on the small Maine island of Sanctuary were betrayed to their enemies and slaughtered. Since then, the island has known three hundred years of peace. Until now...
A group of men are descending on Sanctuary, their purpose to hunt down and kill the wife of their leader and retrieve the money that she stole from him. All that stands in their way are a young rookie officer, Sharon Macy, and Melancholy Joe Dupree, the island's strange, troubled policeman.
Joe Dupree is no ordinary policeman. He is the guardian of the island's secrets, the repository of its memories. He knows that Sanctuary has been steeped in blood once; it will tolerate the shedding of innocent blood no longer. Now a band of killers is set to desecrate Sanctuary and unleash the fury of its ghosts upon themselves and all who stand by them.
On Sanctuary, evil is about to meet its match....
Fast-paced, spellbinding, and elegantly written, Bad Men is John Connolly at his chilling best.
Michele said on Jan 13, 2010, 12:06
Becky said on Nov 10, 2008, 03:49
Ho letto le prime 200 pagine: è stra soporifero e non ho ancora capito un acca di quello che succede/succederà. Provo a proseguire con la lettura, ma ho molti dubbi.
Sono eroicamente arrivato a pagina 350. Ancora 182 pagine all'alba, ma sta migliorando.
Finalmente ce l'ho fatta a finirlo. Credevo che il libro migliorasse, invece non lo ha fatto. Decisamente una lettura poco piacevole, prevedibile e con una trama che lascia un po' a desiderare.
Daniele said on Aug 29, 2007, 18:18