The Black Box

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Orion Books Limited, Apr 25, 2013 - Detective and mystery stories - 416 pages
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May 1992, and after four LAPD officers were acquitted after the savage beating of Rodney King, Los Angeles is ablaze. As looting and burning take over the city, law and order are swept away in a tidal wave of violence. But under threat of their lives, homicide detectives like Harry Bosch are still stubbornly trying to do their job. With no effective police presence on the streets, murder just got a whole lot easier - and investigating them got a whole lot harder.

When Harry finds the body of a female journalist in an alley he is forced to hand over the case to the Riot Crimes Task Force, knowing that it will never be solved.

Twenty years later, new evidence confirms her death was not a case of random violence but something much more personal. This time Harry is determined that the killer isn't going to escape - even if it means stepping back into the darkest days of the city he loves...

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Could not put it down

User Review  - erms1 -

This is the first book I read by this author. It was so good that I bought three more books from this author. This is a good detective story with lots of thrills. Read full review

Review: The Black Box (Harry Bosch #18)

User Review  - Carrie Rubin - Goodreads

This is the second Harry Bosch book I've read, so I haven't read them in order (I read the first in the series and then this one which is many books in). That didn't detract from my enjoyment of the ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

A former police reporter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES, Michael Connelly is the author of the Harry Bosch thriller series as well as several stand-alone bestsellers, including the highly acclaimed legal thriller, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club. Michael Connelly has been President of the Mystery Writers of America. His books have been translated into 31 languages and have won awards all over the world, including the EDGAR and ANTHONY AWARDS. He lives in Tampa, Florida, with his family.

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