City of Bones

City of Bones

A Novel

Large Print - 2002
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When a dog unearths evidence of a murder in the Hollywood Hills, Detective Harry Bosch must tackle a cold case that sparks memories he's tried to forget.
On New Year's Day, a dog finds a bone in the Hollywood Hills -- and unearths a murder committed more than twenty years earlier. It's a cold case, but for Detective Harry Bosch, it stirs up memories of his childhood as an orphan. He can't let it go. As the investigation takes Bosch deeper into the past, a beautiful rookie cop brings him alive in the present. No official warning can break them apart -- or prepare Bosch for the explosions when the case takes a few hard turns. Suddenly all of L.A. is in an uproar, and Bosch, fighting to keep control, is driven to the brink of an unimaginable decision.
Publisher: [Boston] : Little, Brown, c2002
Edition: 1st large print ed. --
ISBN: 9780316154314
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Conne 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 522 p


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Mar 14, 2019

City of Bones is another great installment into the Bosch chronicles and one of my favourites in the series behind The Black Echo and Concrete Blonde. This plot was particularly heart-wrenching in terms of the victim story and almost brought me to tears while reading it at work. Would highly recommend fans of murders and police procedurals.

May 02, 2017

Another good entry in the Harry Bosch series as he searches for answers in a cold case of a missing child whose bones turn up on a California hillside. The mysteries in the Bosch books are rarely as twisty as some of the other books I tend to read, but I just find that Harry himself is a good enough draw to keep me coming back.

Oct 15, 2016

I have read several of Connelly's "Bosch" books, which have all been very good, but this one is the best so far. Highly recommended.

Jun 26, 2016

great book

May 14, 2015

This is the first Michael Connelly book I have read. It is an engaging easy read, interesting characters and story line.

Aug 14, 2012

A melancholy non-dramatic police story that focused more on police procedures and politics that finally drove a veteran cop to retirement.

kmcicco2000 Feb 23, 2012

This is the review for the previous Michael Connelly book - "A Darkness More than Night" - not a review for "City of Bones"


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siammarino Jul 09, 2015

Detective Bosch is called to investigate a case where a dog finds a human bone that belongs to a child killed many years ago. Really like the detective's unflagging drive to solve this difficult case. There's a little romance too, but it ends in tragedy. A page-turner.


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May 04, 2018

Where are you, tough guy?

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