Mr Berger has spent thirty four years keeping his life as empty as possible His job title as a Closed Accounts Registrar doesn t spark much interest, and his cautious flirtation with a woman at his company was cut short upon her engagement to another man This doesn t bother him, however, as he much prefers the company of books to that of people When a series of fortunate events leads to an early retirement in the English countryside, Mr Berger is content to spend the remainder of his years nestled comfortably between the pages of a book But fate has other plans His serene life is rendered strange when he witnesses a tragedy chillingly reminiscent of Anna Karenina as a woman flings herself before a train When he rushes to the scene, she has vanished, leaving no body on the tracks Berger s investigation into this event leads him to The Caxton Private Lending Library Book Depository, where the line between fiction and reality becomes blurred beyond comprehension The DEATH SENTENCE series includes 1 THE BOOK OF VIRTUE Ken Bruen 2 THE BOOK OF GHOSTS Reed Farrel Coleman 3 THE SCROLL Anne Perry 4 PRONGHORNS OF THE THIRD REICH C.J Box 5 DEATH LEAVES A BOOKMARK William Link 6 AN ACCEPTABLE SACRIFICE Jeffery Deaver 7 BOOK CLUB Loren D Estleman 8 THE BOOK THING Laura Lippman 9 THE LONG SONATA OF THE DEAD Andrew Taylor 10 THE FINAL TESTAMENT Peter Blauner 11 RIDES A STRANGER David Bell 12 WHAT S IN A NAME Thomas H Cook 13 IT S IN THE BOOK Mickey Spillane Max Allan Collins 14 REMAINDERED Peter Lovesey 15 MYSTERY, INC Joyce Carol Oates 16 THE COMPENDIUM OF SREM F Paul Wilson 17 THE GOSPEL OF SHEBA Lyndsay Faye 18 THE SEQUEL R L Stine 19 FROM THE QUEEN Carolyn Hart 20 THE BOOK OF THE LION Thomas Perry 21 THE LITTLE MEN Megan Abbott 22 THE NATURE OF MY INHERITANCE Bradford Morrow 23 CITADEL Stephen Hunter 24 EVERY SEVEN YEARS Denise Mina 26 THE TRAVELLING COMPANION Ian Rankin 27 CONDOR IN THE STACKS James Grady 28 THE HAZE James W Hall 29 THE PRETTY LITTLE BOX Charles Todd 30 SEVEN YEARS Peter Robinson 31 RECONCILIATION DAY Christopher Fowler 32 DEAD DAMES DON T SING John Harvey 33 HOODOO HARRY Joe R Lansdale 34 THE LAST HONEST HORSE THIEF Michael Koryta 35 THE HEMINGWAY VALISE Robert Olen Butler 36 THE CAXTON PRIVATE LENDING LIBRARY BOOK DEPOSITORY John Connolly Read The Caxton Lending Library & Book Depository By John Connolly – heartforum.co.uk
John Connolly was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1968 and has, at various points in his life, worked as a journalist, a barman, a local government official, a waiter and a dogsbody at Harrods department store in London He studied English in Trinity College, Dublin and journalism at Dublin City University, subsequently spending five years working as a freelance journalist for The Irish Times newspaper, to which he continues to contribute He is based in Dublin but divides his time between his native city and the United States.This page is administered by John s assistant, Clair, on John s behalf If you d like to communicate with John directly, you can do so by writing to contact at johnconnollybooks.com, or by following him on Twitter at JConnollyBooks Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See other authors with similar names.
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