By Michael Connelly
LAPD Detective Harry Bosch tackles 3 difficult situations that span a mythical occupation during this never-before-collected trio of stories.
In "Christmas Even," the case of a burglar killed in mid-heist leads Bosch to retrace a hyperlink to his previous. In "Father's Day," Bosch investigates a tender boy's likely unintentional loss of life and confronts his personal fears as a father. In "Angle of Investigation," Bosch delves into one of many first homicides he ever labored again as a uniformed rookie patrolman, a case that was once left unsolved for decades.
Together, those gripping tales span Bosch's debatable profession on the LAPD, and convey the evolution of the haunted, mythical investigator he might develop into. totally unputdownable, they're facts that "Connelly by no means stops dishing out the suspense....Once it grabs you in these first few pages, it won't enable move of you" (Boston Globe).
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Angle of Investigation: Three Harry Bosch Stories by Michael Connelly