Michael Connelly (born July 21, 1956, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American author of detective novels, notably those featuring Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch. Bosch, named after the Dutch painter of the same name, is the protagonist of a series of Connelly's novels. The character is an LAPD detective. The Black Echo, the first book featuring Bosch, won the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Award for Best First Novel of 1992. Connelly has written other books outside the Bosch series, including Blood Work, which was made into a 2002 movie directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. In 2006, The Lincoln Lawyer was selected as one of ten books to feature in Richard and Judy's televised book club. Connelly is a graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned a bachelors degree in journalism. In addition to his books, Connelly has written for television.
These three novels are Connelly's first Harry Bosch novels, excellent introduction to this character.Published 11 months ago by Kris Theriault
For those of you that love a good police detective murder mystery, this book contains the first three MIchael Connelly novels. A great introduction into the Harry Bosch series.Published on Dec 17 2012 by Goldbar
So bad I couldn't finish it- and for me that's saying a lot. Harry dully plods through these books, obsessing over his past, sleeping with his co-workers, and being a stupid lone... Read morePublished on May 17 2004 by R. Dean
Reading the "Harry Bosch Novels" gives you a great perspective on the books that follow. While each of Connelly's books are a great read on their own, it certainly makes... Read morePublished on June 23 2002 by Conrad Trautmann III