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The Poet - Michael Connelly
The Poet
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New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly has written one explosive thriller after another featuring Detective Harry Bosch. Now, in an electrifying departure, he presents a novel that breaks all the rules and will keep your heart racing and your mind guessing until the very last page.... show more
New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly has written one explosive thriller after another featuring Detective Harry Bosch. Now, in an electrifying departure, he presents a novel that breaks all the rules and will keep your heart racing and your mind guessing until the very last page. Death is reporter Jack McEvoy's beat: his calling, his obsession. But this time, death brings McEvoy the story he never wanted to write--and the mystery he desperately needs to solve. A serial killer of unprecedented savagery and cunning is at large. His targets: homicide cops, each haunted by a murder case he couldn't crack. The killer's calling card: a quotation from the works of Edgar Allen Poe. His latest victim is McEvoy's own brother. And his last...may be McEvoy himself.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446690454 (0446690457)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 510
Edition language: English
Series: Jack McEvoy (#1)
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XOX
XOX rated it
5.0 Jack the Journalist found his brother's killer
Jack McEvoy had a brother Sean, his twin, who was a cop. He killed himself in a car. Only Jack had a hard time believing that. So he started his own investigation as a journalist, to write the story, in trying to find his brother's killer. Rachel is a FBI agent who tried to find out what Jack...
Toni
Toni rated it
5.0 "The Poet", by Michael Connelly
Book #1 in the Jack McEvoy seriesNot surprising Mr. Connelly is a bestselling author. “The Poet” is an intense and captivating mystery of a reporter’s single-minded pursuit of the serial killer who murdered his twin. This was his first departure from his crime novels featuring Harry Bosch, we all ca...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 Not Bosch, but still interesting
A month or so ago, I snagged a couple of Harry Bosch audiobooks, The Black Echo and Black Ice. My husband & I decided to listen to Black Ice on the way to the beach. We didn't finish it, but I've been listening away on my own & expect to be done listening this week. I read a fair few Harry Bosch c...
Seriously, Read a Book!
Seriously, Read a Book! rated it
3.5 The Poet (Jack McEvoy #1)
This is less of a review than it is a sort of caveat to my rating—the caveat being that I listened to this book. I don't know if there are multiple audio versions of The Poet out there, or if they just love to re-copyright things every few years, but the 1996 audible edition felt like it undermined ...
Xxertz
Xxertz rated it
4.0 The Poet
BLUF: The poet has a slow start, but the wait is well worth it. Jack McEvoy is a news reporter who has a plum job. He is able to make his own hours and chase his own stories. The topic? Death. Mostly, recent murders. The Poet begins with Jack McEvoy being informed that his brother had committed suic...
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