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The Drop (Harry Bosch, #16) - Community Reviews back

by Michael Connelly
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runner
runner rated it 2 years ago
What a truly fantastic read by what has to be my favourite crime writer; Michael Connelly. What is it about his style, what is it about his writing that makes a character so real, so unbelievably complex yet so dedicated who truly believes "Everybody counts or nobody counts." Bosch working with the ...
XOX
XOX rated it 2 years ago
Read this for Murder Most Foul. Harry is back to cold case. And he kind of like it because investigation is what he does best. He is being assigned to cold case, only to be pulled into another investigation.Some he dislike, has pushed he weigh around to get him to investigate a case that's goin...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 3 years ago
Trigger warning: Child rape and pedophilia. So this was a pretty cool Bosch book. We have Harry trying to work two cases with his new partner David Chu who readers met in “Nine Dragons”. And Bosch acting like a jerk again (that’s becoming a theme). If you expect to get any back and forth with Bosc...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it 5 years ago
The Drop by Michael Connelly This entire book was ruined for me by one small subplot, and I'm still fuming over it. In fact, other than the culmination of Irvin Irving's flanderisation to the Evil Schemer, I'm finding it hard to remember the plot in light of that subplot.The subplot: one of the ma...
ken
ken rated it 6 years ago
Pure Bosch, excellent book.
Toni
Toni rated it 7 years ago
Book 15, in the Harry Bosch seriesThe novel opens with the aging Harry Bosch three years away from mandatory retirement working full time in the cold case squad with a new partner David Chu. In this latest installment Mr. Connelly has his protagonist eventually working two simultaneous investigation...
EricCWelch
EricCWelch rated it 7 years ago
I liked this classic Connelly as I have enjoyed most of the Hieronymous Bosch detective series. But...read on for a few caveats.The title is a play on multiple plot themes: the suicide of the son of Bosch's earlier nemesis who now sits on the city Council and has become a thorn in the side of the po...
runner
runner rated it 7 years ago
yet another winning Michael Connelly book, one of his best and the great Bosch rides on and on into the sunset...looking for more adventure,look forward to the next one Hieronymus!!
SF Fan Man
SF Fan Man rated it 7 years ago
Connelly builds this from the ground up, and by from the ground, I mean the gritty, slimy particles that make up the ground of dark dungeons and ancient prison cells.
dearmfield
dearmfield rated it 7 years ago
Harry is waiting for his retirement. When 2 cases fall on his lap. A "Drop" of blood from 22 years ago. And the most important one. A jumper who literally took the "Drop". Harry does what he does best. The end leaving us waiting for the next Harry Bosch novel.Harry Bosch is one of my favorite charac...
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