The Concrete Blonde
They call him the Dollmaker, a serial killer who stalks Los Angeles and leaves a grisly calling card on the faces of his female victims. When a suspect is shot by Detective Harry Bosch, everyone believes the city's nightmare is over. But then the dead man's widow sues Harry and the LAPD for... show more
They call him the Dollmaker, a serial killer who stalks Los Angeles and leaves a grisly calling card on the faces of his female victims. When a suspect is shot by Detective Harry Bosch, everyone believes the city's nightmare is over. But then the dead man's widow sues Harry and the LAPD for killing the wrong man--an accusation that rings terrifyingly true when a new corpse is found with the Dollmaker's macabre signature. Now, for the second time, Harry must hunt down a ruthless death-dealer before he strikes again. Careening through a blood-tracked quest, Harry will go from the hard edges of the L.A. night to the last place he ever wanted to go--the darkness of his own heart...
Publish date: October 15th 2013
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
In this third novel Harry Bosch has to deal with the repercussions of the dollmaker case and him killing the alleged perpetrator, Norman Church. While being sued by the widow of Church, a body with the signature signs of the dollmaker is getting found. Bosch has to deal with this one question: has h...
In this third entry into the Harry Bosch Universe, we finally get more background on The Dollmaker case, which is really the case that catapulted Bosch to fame. Harry is being sued by the widow of The Dollmaker, whom he shot during an attempted apprehension, after the man reached under his pillow fo...
~~Moved from GR~~ The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly (Harry Bosch #3) Wow. Just wow.The story centers around a previous case of Bosch's, the one which got him booted out of the elite homicide squad and into Hollywood. Bosch was on the case of the Dollmaker, a serial killer who hunted, raped, ...
I thought initially this would be a weaker book, because of the trial. Luckily I was wrong. A great Bosch novel.