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A corpse from a Mafia hit left in the boot of his own car commonly known as 'trunk music'. Detective Hieronymous Bosch investigates his first case since returning to homicide Division. Tony Aliso (deceased) was a minor film producer churning out straight-­to-­video soft porn and making more money than he should out of it. Harry suspects that one of the Mob realised how much Tony was skimming off the top in the laundering service he provided. The investigation takes Hieronymous (AKA Harry) to Las Vegas and face-­to-­face with an ex-­lover.

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Michael Connelly returns with a new character and a story that reaches new levels of intricacy and suspense-­his most gripping work to date.­Thanks to a heart transplant, retired Los Angeles -­based FBI agent Terrell McCaleb has a new lease on life. Formerly a well-­known media fixture as pointman for the bureau in the investigation of serial killers, he leads a quiet life now, spending his time renovating the fishing boat he lives on in the Los Angeles Harbor. His goal is simple-­to finish restoring his houseboat and return to his home town on Catalina Island. But McCaleb s calm seas turn choppy when a story in the What Happened To? column of the L.­A. Times brings him face to face with the sister of the woman whose heart now beats in his chest. From her McCaleb learns a terrible truth: that the donor of his heart was not killed in an accident as he d been told, but was murdered. Racked with the guilt of having lived because of someone else s murder, McCaleb springs into action. Using . . .

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Terry McCaleb's enforced quiet lifestyle on the island of Catalina is a far cry from the hectic excitement of his former role as homicide detective in L.­A. However, when a small time criminal is found dead McCaleb is persuaded to profile the killer. Six years ago the victim had been arrested by Harry Bosch for murder but was later released uncharged. In doing what he does best, reviewing the crime scene tapes and investigative records, McCaleb picks up a clue the sheriffs missed, and discovers that the killer left a message at the crime scene a message that seems to implicate Detective Harry Bosch & 'A brilliant piece of writing that wrings every bit of emotion from the contrast between the two detectives' Daily Telegraph

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Detective Hieryonymus 'Harry' Bosch finds himself yet again in charge of a case that no one else will touch. This time his job is to nail the killer of hot shot black lawyer Howard Elias. Elias has been found murdered on the eve of going to court on behalf of Michael Harris: a man the LAPD believes guilty of the rape and murder of a 12 year old girl. Elias had let it be known that the aim of his civil case was not only to reveal the real kiler but to target and bring down the racist cops who beat up his client during a violent interrogation. Bosch is going to have to take a long hard look at some of his colleagues in a post Rodney King Los Angeles Police Department that is rife with suspicion and racial hatred.

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The Closers puts Harry Bosch back in the Los Angelese Police Department, where he was meant to be, and sets him to solving old cases, which is what he always did best, alongside Kiz Rider, who was always the best of the partners fate, and Connolly, gave him. They are working on the death of a bi-­racial teenager back in the 1980s, abducted from her bedroom and shot dead. The racial tensions of the time are clearly a factor the DNA of a known racist is trapped in blood on the gun but in a Michael Connolly novel, things are never as simple as they seem. And Bosch finds, not to his especial surprise, that he has been asked back into the LAPD as someone's weapon in the dance of departmental politics. The death of Backy Verloren was a tragedy the investigation of her murder was a series of mistakes that left her father an alcoholic mess and her mother an obsessive trapped in the past, and someone profited by their misery. Connolly is always at his best when Harry is caught up in the . . .

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Harry Pierce has a whole new life new apartment, new telephone, new telephone number. But the first time he checks his messages, he discovers that someone had the number before him. The messages on his line are for a woman named Lilly, and she is in some kind of serious trouble. Pierce is inexorably drawn into Lilly's world, and it's unlike any world he's ever known. It is a night time world of escort services, websites, sex, and secret identities. Pierce tumbles through a hole, abandoning his orderly life in a frantic race to save the life of a woman he has never met. Pierce traces Lilly's last days, but every step into her past takes him deeper into a web of inescapable intricacy and a decision that could cost him everything he owns and holds dear &

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When the bones of a 12-­year-­old boy are found scattered in the Hollywood Hills, Harry Bosch is drawn into a case that brings up the darkest memories from his own haunted past. The bones have been buried for years, but the cold case doesn't deter Bosch. Unearthing hidden stories, he finds the child's identity and reconstructs his fractured life, determined that he not be forgotten. At the same time, a new love affair with a female cop begins to blossom for Bosch-­until a stunningly blown mission leaves Bosch in more personal and professional trouble than ever before in his turbulent career. The investigation races to a shocking conclusion, leaving Bosch on the brink of an unimaginable decision-­one that will leave readers breathless and hungry for Michael Connelly's next masterpiece.

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New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly delivers his first legal thriller an incendiary tale about a cynical defense attorney whose one remaining spark of integrity may cost him his life.­Mickey Haller has spent all his professional life afraid that he wouldn't recognize innocence if it stood in front of him. Haller is a Lincoln Lawyer, a criminal defense pro who operates out of the backseat of his Lincoln Town Car, to defend clients at the bottom of the legal food chain. It's no wonder that he is despised by cops, prosecutors, and even some of his own clients.­From bokers to con artists to drunk drivers and drug dealers, they're all on Mickey Haller's client list. But when a Beverly Hills rich boy is arrested for brutally beating a woman Haller has his first high paying client in years. It's a franchise case and he's sure it will be a slam dunk in the courtroom. For once, he may be defending a client who is actually innocent.­But an investigator is murdered for getting . . .

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Harry Bosch is assigned a homicide call in South L.­A. that takes him to Fortune Liquors, where the Chinese owner has been shot to death behind the counter in an apparent robbery.­Joined by members of the department`s Asian Crime Unit, Bosch relentlessly investigates the killing and soon identifies a suspect, a Los Angeles member of a Hong Kong triad. But before Harry can close in, he gets the word that his young daughter Maddie, who lives in Hong Kong with her mother, is missing.­Bosch drops everything to journey across the Pacific to find his daughter. Could her disappearance and the case be connected? With the stakes of the investigation so high and so personal, Bosch is up against the clock in a new city, where nothing is at it seems.

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