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4.05 out of 54.05 out of 54.05 out of 54.05 out of 54.05 out of 5 4.05 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Michael Connelly Narrator: Len Cariou Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Harry Bosch Series Release Date:
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On New Year’s Day Detective Harry Bosch fields a call that a dog has found a bone, a bone the dog’s owner, a doctor, feels certain is from a human.

Bosch investigates, and the doctor’s chance discovery leads him to a shallow grave in the Hollywood hills, evidence of a murder committed more than twenty years earlier. It’s a cold case, but it stirs up Bosch’s memories of his own childhood as an orphan in the city. He can’t let it go. Digging through police reports and hospital records, tracking down street kids and runaways from the 1970s, Bosch finds a family ripped apart by an absence and a trail, ever more tenuous, into a terrifyingly violent world.

As the case takes Bosch deeper into the past, a rookie cop named Julia Brasher brings him back to the present in a way no one has in years. Bosch has been warned about the trouble that comes with dating a rookie, but no warning could withstand the heat between them, or prepare Bosch for the explosions when the case takes a hard turn. A suspect bolts, a cop is shot, and suddenly Bosch’s cold case has all of L.A. in an uproar and Bosch is left fighting to keep control in a lawless and brutal showdown.

The investigation races to a shocking conclusion and leaves Bosch on the brink of an unimaginable decision, one that will leave readers hungrily awaiting the next Bosch novel.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “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

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Linda | 11/30/2010

    " 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. "

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