Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: November 1, 2011
Publisher: Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316213284
ISBN - 13: 9780316213288
From the Publisher
Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from
the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one
morning, he gets two.
DNA from a 1989 rape and murder matches a 29-year-old convicted
rapist. Was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone
terribly wrong in the new Regional Crime Lab? The latter
possibility could compromise all of the lab's DNA cases currently
Then Bosch and his partner are called to a death scene fraught with
internal politics. Councilman Irvin Irving's son jumped or was
pushed from a window at the Chateau Marmont. Irving, Bosch's
longtime nemesis, has demanded that Harry handle the
Relentlessly pursuing both cases, Bosch makes two chilling
discoveries: a killer operating unknown in the city for as many as
three decades, and a political conspiracy that goes back into the
dark history of the police department.
About the Author
Michael Connelly graduated from the University of Florida in 1980 where he majored in journalism and minored in creative writing. After graduation, he worked at newspapers in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, specializing in the crime beat. In 1986, he interviewed survivors of a plane crash with two other reporters and the magazine story subsequently written on the crash was on the short list for the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. This story led to a job as a crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times. After three years there, he began writing his first novel. His first novel, The Black Echo, was published in 1992 and won the Edgar Award for best first novel by the Mystery Writers of America. His other works include The Black Ice; The Concrete Blonde; The Last Coyote; The Poet; Blood Work; Angels Flight; Void Moon, and The Lincoln Lawyer. He writes the Harry Bosch series and the Jack McEvoy series. He has won numerous awards including the Anthony Award, Macavity Award, Shamus Award, Dilys Award, Nero Award, Barry Award, Ridley Award, Maltese Falcon Award (Japan), .38 Caliber Award (France), Grand Prix Award (France), Premio Bancarella Award (Italy), and the Pepe Carvalho Award (Spain).