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A Darkness More Than Night
Former FBI profiler Terry McCaleb is now retired following a heart transplant and when homicide detective Jaye Winston approaches him asking for his help on a murder investigation Terry's wife Graciela is none too pleased. But McCaleb cannot deny the urge to return to his old life, and against his better judgement he becomes involved in the investigation, which involves owls, old paintings and an old colleague of McCaleb's - homicide detective Harry Bosc...
Angel's Flight
A cunning story of murder and mystery, couldn't say too much in case of ruining story. Great reading and many twists in the story, and trilling, unable to put book down!...
Angels Flight
A Los Angeles detective named Harry Bosch is called for an assignment: to investigate the murder of an infamous lawyer. Harry discovers the many enemies of the of this man and even some hiding under the investigator's nose. All the while, the main character keeps stumbling over his own personal life. ...
Blood Work
Retired FBI agent Terril McCaleb is recovering from a heart transplant. He believes that the donor was killed in an robbery. The donor's sister approaches him to investigate what really happened to her sister. He learns that her death was anything but random. He picks up on a series of clues that, surprisingly, the LAPD had missed. The more he learns, the more he realizes, that he fits the killer's profile that he has put together. He now not only ha...

Connelly booklist

Chasing the Dime
Pierce is a chemist, working in the emerging field of nanotechnology. His relationship breaks down and he has to move out of their shared home and into a new apartment, which leads him to have new telephone number and address cards printed. Almost immediately he starts to receive calls from men asking for Lilly, Pierce is intrigued and quizzes one of the men, asking where he got this telephone number, which leads him to an escort web site. Pierce find...
City Of Bones
On New Years Day a retired doctor's dog digs up a bone belonging to, analysis shows, a 12-year-old boy , who was murdered some 20 years ago. Despite the age of the case, Detective Harry Bosch is determined to bring the killer to justice, mainly because the recovered bones show that the dead boy was the victim of prolonged and systematic physical abuse. But Harry has no way of anticipating what the effects of the case will be on his own life and the lives...
Echo Park
Each Parl is the 12th entry into the Harry Bosch series. This opens up in 1993 where the case of a missing equestrian, Marie Gesto. Bosch suspects the son of a rich oil man named Anthony Garland, but comes up short in finding any evidence to link him to the crime. The case woukld hautn him from then on. The book then flashes forward to present day. Bosche recieves a request from Freddy Olivas for the Gesto case files. Olivas is the lead investigator on t...
Lost Light
Little, Brown, April 2003, 25.95, 368 pp. ISBN 0316154601 Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch takes an early retirement from the Los Angeles Police Department, but after ten months out of work, he needs something to fulfill him. He takes out his personal file on Angella Benton, a young woman found murdered in the entranceway of her apartment building. She was a production assistant for Eidolon Productions; the company was robbed of 8 million dollars thirt...
The Black Echo
This is the first book in a series featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch. He investigates the murder of a man who served in Vietnam as a tunnel rat, just like Bosch himself. During the investigation, Bosch collides with his superiors and with the FBI, finds a lover, and finally has to take a very hard decision. Some insight is given into Bosch's personality, but the book is mainly plot-driven....
The Black Ice
This is the second book in a series featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch. He investigates the murder of a narcotics officer and is dragged into a complex drug traffic network. Meanwhile he collides with his bosses as usual, falls in love with the victim's widow and travels to Mexico to pursue the case....

Michael Connelly list of books

The Closers
Michael Connelly is back with his eleventh book in the Harry Bosch series. In this installment, Bosch returns to the L.A.P.D. working for the Open-Unsolved unit (Connelly's renaming of the Cold Case Division) after a three year retirement. The 1988 murder of bi-racial sixteen-year-old Rebecca Verloren is the case he is working on. Through straight, untainted police work Bosch comes up with a possible perpertrator in Roland Mackey. With Mackey as the prim...
The Concrete Blonde
This is the third book in a series featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch. Some time before, Bosch shot a notorious serial killer, the Dollmaker, and his relatives are now suing him for shooting the wrong person. Bosch is sure he had the right guy, but when new bodies start turning up he realises there must have been a copycat killer at work as well. Bosch will now try to prove his innocence in court, and meanwhile find the other killer. ...
The Last Coyote
This is the fourth book in a series featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus 'Harry' Bosch. While on suspension for slamming his boss through a window, he investigates the murder of his mother which occurred many years ago. More than other Bosch books, this one pays attention to Harry Bosch' personal feelings as well....
The Lincoln Lawyer
Mick Haller is a criminal defense attorney whose clients are mostly shady, and many have trouble paying him. He gets most of his clients through bail bondsmen to whom he gives “bonuses” at Christmas. When one of the bondsmen refers a wealthy prospective client to Mick, Mick is surprised, not only because the client comes from a wealthy family, but also because he is a real estate agent with no police record. Even though Mick is excited at the prospe...
The Narrows
Little, Brown, 2004, 25.95, 405 pp. ISBN: 0316155306 Cherie Dei calls from Quantico with the chilling words “He's resurfaced. He's back”. FBI Agent Rachel Walling dreaded that one day she would hear sentences similar to this, but prayed he did not return. Alas her prayers went unanswered as the dreaded serial killer The Poet has announced his return with a package containing a global position system reader that precisely pinpoints the dead. ...
The Poet
Jack McEvoy writes the murder column for a Denver newspaper. When his twin brother, a police officer, commits suicide, apparently despondent over his inability to solve a murder, McEvoy investigates his death as a means of coping with his grief. What McEvoy uncovers leads him on a nationwide hunt with the FBI, gives him the story of a lifetime and the truth about his brother's death....

Michael Connelly novels

Void Moon
Cassie Black is a Las Vegas hustler who is out of prison on parole and decides to go for "one last scam" worth over a million dollars. Then she plans to kidnap the daughter she was forced to give up for adoption while she was serving time. The story brings her face to face with the private investigator who was involved in her arrest and imprisonment. The book takes place in Los Angeles and Las Vegas....


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