By Michael Connelly
Harry Bosch's lifestyles is at the part. His earthquake-damaged domestic has been condemned. His female friend has left him. He's consuming an excessive amount of. And after attacking his commanding officer, he's even needed to flip in his L.A.P.D. detective's badge. Now, suspended indefinitely pending a psychiatric assessment, he's spending his time investigating an unsolved crime from 1961: the brutal slaying of a prostitute who occurred to be his personal mother.
Even after 3 a long time, Harry's questions generate warmth between L.A.'s best politicos. and because the fact starts to emerge, it turns into increasingly more obvious that somebody desires to preserve it buried. an individual very powerful...very cunning...and very deadly.
Edgar Award-winning writer Michael Connelly has created a depressing, fast moving suspense mystery that cuts to the middle of Harry Bosch's personality. when you commence it, there's no turning again.
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The flashlight beam did not quiver on the mahogany floor. In the sidelights that flanked the front door, the panes of glass were nearly as dark as the wooden muntins that separated them from one another. The sun had sunk far down the gullet of the storm. John could not be sure that the sound had been real. He might have summoned it from memory, from twenty years in the past. He went to the living room, from where the ringing might have come. The double doors—added to the archway after Sandra’s accident, to convert this space to a ground-floor bedroom—stood wide open.
Longer than you would believe, Johnny. ” “It matters to me,” John Calvino said. Pulses of lightning brightened the windows, and fat beads of rain quivered down the panes, leaving a tracery of arteries that throbbed on the glass with each bright palpitation. “I killed my mother first, in her wheelchair in the kitchen. She was getting a carton of milk from the refrigerator. ” Billy stopped rolling his head, but he continued to face the ceiling, eyes still closed. His mouth hung open. He raised his hands to his chest and slid them slowly down his torso.
John could not be sure that the sound had been real. He might have summoned it from memory, from twenty years in the past. He went to the living room, from where the ringing might have come. The double doors—added to the archway after Sandra’s accident, to convert this space to a ground-floor bedroom—stood wide open. Bedclothes had been neatly turned down, but Sandra had died before retiring for the night. No one, with or without bells, waited there. John had no interest in any remaining ground-floor rooms.