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Author: Michael Connelly Narrator: Len Cariou Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Audio Length: Series:The Harry Bosch Series Release Date: November 2005 Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781594833861

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On New Year's Day, a dog finds a bone in the Hollywood Hills--and unearths a murder committed more than twenty years earlier. It's a cold case, but for Detective Harry Bosch, it stirs up memories of his childhood as an orphan. He can't let it go. As the investigation takes Bosch deeper into the past, a beautiful rookie cop brings him alive in the present. No official warning can break them apart--or prepare Bosch for the explosions when the case takes a few hard turns. Suddenly all of L.A. is in an uproar, and Bosch, fighting to keep control, is driven to the brink of an unimaginable decision.

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  • “Bosch and Connelly are at their finest…a cracking pace…the investigation is tightly focused and credible.”

    - Orlando Sentinel
  • “Harry Bosch is at the top of his form…Connelly is such a careful, quiet writer that he can slow down the story to sketch in some relatively minor characters…without missing a beat.”

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • “The characters have distinct vocal parts…Cariou presents the many details and frustrations of police work with understanding, holding the listener’s attention through the case’s unexpected twists.”

    - AudioFile
  • “Provides plenty of red herrings, plot twists, and romantic interest that will keep readers guessing for a long time.”

    - Library Journal


  • A New York Times bestseller
  • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
  • A USA Today bestseller

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  • 4.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 54.666666 out of 5

    " I love Michael Connelly and Harry Bosch is my favorite, but this one fell a little short. It was still a good listen but I felt like we were left hanging on a few points. The rookie, Julia Brasher, is one of the things that just doesn’t quite fit in. After the “tragedy”, and I won’t give that away, but after that happens, it’s almost like she never existed. Harry doesn’t find out more about her or anything, she’s hardly mentioned, even when he’s “thinking” to himself. The kind of cop Harry is; I would think he would have tried to find out more about her. The plot twists were well written, a little unexpected; which was good, but then a bit of a letdown at the end I thought. All in all it was a good listen and unlike other reviewers, I didn’t have a problem with the reader, I liked his deep voice, I thought it added character to Harry. "

    - Mary, 8/23/2017
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I'm a fan so I have absolutely no objectivity- love this stuff- already had ready Lost Light but re-read it in this anthology and didn't mind doing it. "

    - Linda, 11/30/2010

About the Author

Michael Connelly, author of suspense thriller and detective mysteries, has written several #1 New York Times bestsellers and numerous titles that made the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. He has won most every award given in the mystery and thriller genres, including the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the Barry Award for Best Novel. He is a former newspaper reporter who also won numerous awards for his journalism.

About the Narrator

Len Cariou is a distinguished stage, television, film actor, and award-winning audiobook narrator. His narrations have won three AudioFile Earphones Awards and the distinction of an AudioFile Best Audiobook of 2007, as well as the prestigious Audie Award in 2007 for Best Mystery Narration. He is a three-time Tony Award nominee, winning a Tony for his performance in Sweeney Todd. His film credits include About Schmidt, Shall We Dance, and Secret Window. He appeared in the TV series The West Wing, The Practice, and Law & Order, among many others.