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Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
  

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Three year retired Harry Bosch is working on cold cases for a small San Fernando Police Department who respect and treasure him, unlike his old colleagues from the LAPD days where he left under a cloud. In his new life he is asked to help with the murder of father and son pharmacists. At the same time he is questioned by his old department about a murderer and rapist’s case, a man who has been on death row for thirty years. Harry is accused of planting evidence and failing to do a DNA test, very serious allegations. Meanwhile his present case requires him to go “underground” to bring down a drugs gang. Because of the formal enquiries over the rapist photographs of Harry are released to the press and his cover blown. Now all hell breaks loose in a tense read. The plot could almost have been three separate stories but Connolly has cleverly interlinked them into a coherent whole. Great stuff. Sarah Broadhurst

If you like Michael Connelly you might also like to read books by Harlan Coben, John Grisham and John Sandford.

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Synopsis

Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch works cold cases as a volunteer for the San Fernando police department when he's called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big business world of prescription drug abuse. Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him and that there's new evidence which proves it. Bosch left the LAPD on bad terms, so his former colleagues aren't keen to protect his reputation. He must fend for himself in clearing his name and keeping a clever killer in prison.

The two unrelated cases wind across each other like strands of barbed wire, and Bosch learns that there are two kinds of truth: the kind that sets you free and the kind that leaves you buried in darkness.

About the Author

Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly is a former police reporter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES and the international bestselling author of the Harry Bosch thriller series. He is the author of several standalones, including the highly acclaimed legal thriller, THE LINCOLN LAWYER, which was selected for the Richard & Judy Book Club. BOSCH, the TV series based on Michael's novels, is the most watched original series on Amazon Prime Instant Video and has just been commissioned for a second series. His novel Blood Work was adapted into a film in 2002 with a screenplay by Brian Helgeland and direction by Clint Eastwood, who also played the lead role. Connelly's novel The Lincoln Lawyer was made into a film in 2011, with Matthew McConaughey playing defense lawyer Michael "Mickey" Haller. He occasionally makes guest appearances as himself in the ABC comedy/drama TV series Castle.

His books have been translated into 31 languages and have won awards all over the world, including the EDGAR and ANTHONY AWARDS. Fifty-eight million copies of Connelly’s books have sold worldwide and he has been translated into thirty-nine foreign languages.

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Publication date

31st October 2017

Author

Michael Connelly

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
416 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Books for Christmas
Thriller / Suspense

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409145554

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