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John Connolly is a bestselling author of mystery and supernatural fiction.
With over 30 published works, including the popular Charlie Parker series, his books have captivated readers around the world. He has won the Edgar, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards in the US, a CWA Dagger in the UK, and an Irish Book Award, as well as numerous international accolades, and has published more UK Sunday Times Top 10 Hardback Bestsellers than any other Irish writer.

Whether you’re a long-time fan or just discovering his work, this is the perfect place to explore John’s writing and stay up-to-date with his latest releases.

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Learn more about John’s life, career, and the inspirations behind his acclaimed novels.

About John

John Connolly Leaning
Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker

A mystery series following the investigations of a haunted detective as he delves into cases that blur the line between the criminal and the supernatural.

Lost Things Series

A pair of dark and enchanting fantasy novels set in a world of mystery, magic and treachery, where all fairy tales are true.
The adventure begins with The Book of Lost Things.
The adventure continues with The Land of Lost Things.

Lost Things Series

Samuel Johnson Series

A darkly humorous trilogy following a boy and friends as they save the world from the forces of darkness.

Samuel Johnson Series

Other Works

John’s other works include short stories, essays, nonfiction, and fiction for both adults and younger readers.

Other Works
Latest Book

The Land of Lost Things

Published by Hodder & Stoughton (UK) on September 7, 2023.
Published by Atria/Emily Bestler Books (USA) on September 19, 2023.


As a writer, I enjoy receiving feedback from readers, booksellers, and librarians. The easiest way to contact me is through Facebook and Twitter, but feel free to send an email and I'll do my best to get back to you as soon as I can. Please bear in mind, though, that writing comes first, and it may take me a little while.


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The Mysterious Bookshop

Mysterious Book Shop, 58 Warren Street, New York, NY, USA

Sep 19, 2023 6 PM

In conversation with Professor John Waters

The Doylestown Bookshop

The Doylestown Bookshop, South Main Street, Doylestown, PA, USA

Sep 20, 2023 6 PM

Tickets required

Charm City Books

782 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD, USA

Sep 21, 2023 7 PM

Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors

Calvary Moravian Church, 600 Holly Avenue Northwest, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Sep 23, 2023 1:15 PM

John talks mysteries and thrillers with authors Megan Miranda and Kathy Reichs, moderated by Charlie Lovett

Writer’s Block Bookstore

Quantum Leap Winery, Wilfred Drive, Orlando, FL, USA

Sep 25, 2023 6 PM

Tickets required

FoxTale Book Shoppe

105 East Main Street suite 138, Woodstock, GA, USA

Sep 26, 2023 6:30 PM

Tickets required

The Novel Neighbor at St. Louis County Library

300 Clarkson Road, Ellisville, MO, USA

Sep 27, 2023 7 PM

At St. Louis County Library

Book Carnival

348 South Tustin Street, Orange, CA, USA

Sep 28, 2023 1 PM

Drop-in signing

Mysterious Galaxy

3555 Rosecrans Street #107, San Diego, CA, USA

Sep 29, 2023 7 PM

Murder By The Book

2342 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX, USA

Oct 2, 2023 6:30 PM

Garden District Book Shop

2727 Prytania Street unit 14, New Orleans, LA, USA

Oct 5, 2023 6 PM

Novel Book Bar & Café with the Green Hand Bookshop

643 Congress Street, Portland, ME, USA

Oct 6, 2023 6 PM

Talk and signing with John

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