The White Road by John Connolly

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The White Road
Cover of The White Road by John Connolly
Author(s) John Connolly
Published February 17, 2003
Publisher Pocket Books
Genre(s) Horror
Age group Adult

The White Road by John Connolly is an adult horror mystery thriller novel, originally published on February 17, 2003. It is the fourth book in the Charlie Parker series.

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  • Ableism
    A side villain has schizophrenia and it's treated as something scary.
  • Abusive relationship
  • Alcoholism
  • Animal death
  • Antisemitism
  • Assault
  • Cheating
  • Child abuse
  • Child death
  • Depression
  • Emesis
  • Emotional abuse
  • Fire
  • Gore
  • Gun violence
  • Homophobia
    Usage of homophobic slurs.
  • Kidnapping
  • Murder
  • Occult
  • PTSD
  • Pedophilia
  • Physical abuse
  • Pregnancy
    A major character is pregnant during this book.
  • Prostitution
  • Racism
    Heavy and frequent usage of racial slurs (challenged/not condoned by the narrative), graphic depictions of racist violence including lynching and burning.
  • Rape
    Talk of past rape, including child sexual abuse. Not explicit and nothing happens "on screen"
  • Religious extremism
  • Sexual abuse
    Past child sexual abuse.
  • Slavery
  • Slut shaming
  • Snakes
  • Spiders
  • Suicide
  • Torture
    Graphic descriptions of past torture.


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Gay black side character
  • Gay side character