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Publisher Comments:

In 1995, Marie Gesto disappeared after walking out of a supermarket in Hollywood. Harry Bosch worked the case but couldn't crack it, and the 22-year-old woman never turned up, dead or alive. Now Bosch is in the Open-Unsolved Unit, where he still keeps the Gesto file on his desk, when he gets a call from the DA. A man accused of two heinous killings is willing to come clean about several other murders, including the killing of Marie Gesto. Bosch must now take Raynard Waits's confession and get close to the man he has sought - and hated - for eleven years. But when Bosch learns that he and his partner missed a clue back in 1995 that could have led them to Gesto's killer - and that would have stopped nine murders that followed - he begins to crack.

Michael Connelly's suspenseful new novel pits the detective People magazine calls "one of the most complex crime fighters around" against one of the most sadistic killers he has ever confronted. It confirms that Michael Connelly "is the best writer of suspense fiction working today" (Richmond Times-Dispatch).

Review:

"No matter how much critics and readers love him, Connelly's Harry Bosch is definitely a downer. To catch the spirit of the popular series without sending listeners leaping out of their windows requires an unusually talented reader, who can take the tiny shreds of light the author sprinkles very sparingly through his dark and bloody outings and turn them into veritable bonfires. Fortunately, Cariou is a veteran of four previous Bosch audios who knows his man down to his obsessive socks. Cariou can also do Connelly's normal, only semidepressed supporting characters with grace and depth: Harry's female partner, other cops with mixed motives, crooked lawyers, on-the-make politicians, even a convicted serial killer trying to escape the death penalty by reopening one of Bosch's old wounds. Cariou, of course, can't remove Harry's guilt or ease his obsessions: he's an actor, not a therapist. But his talent adds a Prozac-like sense of ease not to be taken lightly. Simultaneous release with the Little, Brown hardcover (Reviews, Sept. 4). (Nov.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Detective Harry Bosch reopens the hunt for a psychotic killer who stalked the streets of Los Angeles years before--and discovers the killer is still at work today. Unabridged. 10 CDs.

About the Author

Michael Connelly is a former journalist and has won every major prize for crime fiction. He lives in Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594835896
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Read by:
Cariou, Len
Read:
Cariou, Len
Author:
Connelly, Michael
Author:
Cariou, Len
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Serial murderers
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Unsolved murders; Unsolved crimes; Abduction; Serial killers; Conspiracies
Edition Description:
Audio
Series:
Harry Bosch
Publication Date:
20061009
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.90x5.26x1.53 in. .59 lbs.

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » General
Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » Mystery and Horror
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Popular Fiction » Suspense

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Product details pages Hachette Audio - English 9781594835896 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "No matter how much critics and readers love him, Connelly's Harry Bosch is definitely a downer. To catch the spirit of the popular series without sending listeners leaping out of their windows requires an unusually talented reader, who can take the tiny shreds of light the author sprinkles very sparingly through his dark and bloody outings and turn them into veritable bonfires. Fortunately, Cariou is a veteran of four previous Bosch audios who knows his man down to his obsessive socks. Cariou can also do Connelly's normal, only semidepressed supporting characters with grace and depth: Harry's female partner, other cops with mixed motives, crooked lawyers, on-the-make politicians, even a convicted serial killer trying to escape the death penalty by reopening one of Bosch's old wounds. Cariou, of course, can't remove Harry's guilt or ease his obsessions: he's an actor, not a therapist. But his talent adds a Prozac-like sense of ease not to be taken lightly. Simultaneous release with the Little, Brown hardcover (Reviews, Sept. 4). (Nov.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Detective Harry Bosch reopens the hunt for a psychotic killer who stalked the streets of Los Angeles years before--and discovers the killer is still at work today. Unabridged. 10 CDs.
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