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The Drop - Michael Connelly
The Drop
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Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one morning, he gets two.DNA from a 1989 rape and murder matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist. Was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone terribly wrong in the... show more
Harry Bosch has been given three years before he must retire from the LAPD, and he wants cases more fiercely than ever. In one morning, he gets two.DNA from a 1989 rape and murder matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist. Was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone terribly wrong in the new Regional Crime Lab? The latter possibility could compromise all of the lab's DNA cases currently in court.Then Bosch and his partner are called to a death scene fraught with internal politics. Councilman Irvin Irving's son jumped or was pushed from a window at the Chateau Marmont. Irving, Bosch's longtime nemesis, has demanded that Harry handle the investigation.Relentlessly pursuing both cases, Bosch makes two chilling discoveries: a killer operating unknown in the city for as many as three decades, and a political conspiracy that goes back into the dark history of the police department.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781455518982 (1455518980)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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XOX
XOX rated it
5.0 Harry investigating a possible suicide or is it homicide?
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
4.0 What Do We Do With a Problem Like Harry?
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
2.0 Consider the Choke Hold
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
4.0 The Drop
Pure Bosch, excellent book.
Toni
Toni rated it
4.0 "The Drop", by Michael Connelly
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...
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