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The Drop by Michael Connelly
  

The Drop

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Harry Bosch is facing the end of the line. He's been put on the DROP - Deferred Retirement Option Plan - and given three years before his retirement is enforced. Seeing the end of the mission coming, he's anxious for cases. He doesn't have to wait long and at first glance the two cases he's given appear unrelated but Harry thinks otherwise...

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

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A cold case gets a DNA hit for a rape and murder which points the finger at a 29-year-old convicted rapist who was only eight at the time of the murder. Then a city councilman's son is found dead - fallen or pushed from a hotel window - and he insists on Bosch taking the case despite the two men's history of enmity. The cases are unrelated but they twist around each other like the double helix of a DNA strand. One leads to the discovery of a killer operating in the city for as many as three decades; the other to a deep political conspiracy that reached back into the dark history of the police department.

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The brilliant Michael Connelly incorporates his favourite themes in this double helix of a plot. A serial killer and a dark political conspiracy are unearthed by ageing Harry Bosch THE MIRROR Michael Connelly is the undisputed master of police procedural thrillers and this latest episode in the colourful life of Harry Bosch is quite literally unputdownable IRISH INDEPENDENT Connelly gives yet another virtuoso performance in how to write crime novels (this is his 24th and one of his most skilful yet). -- Carla McKay DAILY MAIL The Drop is a return to form for Michael Connelly MAIL ON SUNDAY 20120101 Connelly is superb at building suspense through the accreditation of detail WALL STREET JOURNAL (Europe) 20111129


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

27th October 2011

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
400 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
Crime / Mystery
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409134282

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