Michael Connelly

Books by Michael Connelly

The Dark Hours

Renée Ballard calls in Harry Bosch as her latest case shares a feature with one of Harry’s unsolved cases ten years earlier. She is also trying to identify two rapists who have been dubbed The Midnight Men.

Reviewed on 22 January 2022 by John Verpeleti

Fair Warning

When journalist Jack McEvoy finds himself a person of interest in the murder of a woman he dated once, he’s determined to clear his own name, as the police don’t seem to be making any moves in that direction.

Reviewed on 19 September 2020 by Linda Wilson

The Night Fire

When a cold case lands in Harry Bosch’s lap, he needs the help of night shift detective Renée Ballard again as the two look into an unsolved murder from 20 years ago.

Reviewed on 18 January 2020 by Linda Wilson

Dark Sacred Night

Detectives Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch work together to reopen a cold case in the hope of finally bringing the killer of a teenage runaway to justice.

Reviewed on 12 January 2019 by Linda Wilson

Two Kinds of Truth

Harry Bosch must go undercover to expose a ruthless drugs gang as well as fighting to protect his own reputation.

Reviewed on 07 July 2018 by Linda Wilson

The Late Show

Detective Renée Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, starting cases then handing them on as each new day rolls around. But now there are two investigations that she wants to stay part of. Unfortunately, her bosses don’t see things the same way.

Reviewed on 19 August 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Wrong Side of Goodbye

A reclusive billionaire hires Harry Bosch to find a missing woman. But there are plenty of people who don’t want her to be found.

Reviewed on 18 February 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Crossing

Lawyer Mickey Haller wants former cop Harry Bosch to get a client off a murder charge. But Harry isn’t keen. Investigating his former colleagues seems like a step too far, even for him.

Reviewed on 20 August 2016 by Linda Wilson

The Burning Room

LAPD detective Harry Bosch is still working cold cases. When a man dies almost a decade after being shot, the case lands on Harry’s desk and his bosses are expecting results, as are the politicians.

Reviewed on 07 February 2015 by Linda Wilson

The Gods of Guilt

Mickey Haller is surprised to discover that a cyber-pimp accused of murder was recommended to him by his alleged victim – an escort girl Haller represented years before. His decision to defend the man pits Haller against corrupt lawmen who will stop at nothing to cover up their crimes.

Reviewed on 04 October 2014 by John Cleal

The Black Box

Twenty years after a female journalist was shot dead during the Los Angeles riots in 1992, her case is reopened and Detective Harry Bosch uncovers a conspiracy that runs deeper and further than he could ever have imagined.

Reviewed on 04 October 2013 by Madeleine Marsh