“Bosh story in which he has been suspended and independently investigates the death of his mother years ago; good story”Rita B wrote this review Thursday, June 14, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“The story of the mystery that has haunted Bosch's life...his mothers's murder. Great story!”Jen Watson wrote this review Friday, June 1, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“The best Harry Bosch book so far. An excellent story.”Kevin Beck wrote this review Thursday, May 24, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Book 4 of the Harry Bosch crime series”Suzannah H wrote this review Sunday, May 20, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Another good one in the Harry Bosch series. This one is especially focused on what makes Harry tick, since he is once again in trouble at LAPD and has been suspended pending the outcome of sessions with the department's shrink. There's also even greater focus on his mother and his childhood as he has decided to use his down-time to solve the 30-year-old cold case of his mother's murder.”Kentucky Reader (Margaret H) wrote this review Monday, May 14, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Michael Connelly`s own history as a crime journalist on the L.A. Times gives a constant sense of authenticity to his books. His main character, Harry Bosch ,is awkward and often dysfunctional which risks cliche but it is always handled very well by Connelly. As well as a very credible and exciting plot the interactions of the personnel and the politics of LAPD give the book more depth and interest than simply a very good thriller”Robert Graham wrote this review Monday, April 30, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No
“Harry is on suspension for hitting Lt. Pounds and is seeing a psychologist. During this time Harry searches for the murderer of his mother, which occurred in 1961.
Each book in this series gets better. I was riveted to this story.”
“I think this is my favorite Bosch so far.
Harry is on paid leave and must see a psychiatrist to get clearance before he can go back to work. He threw Lt. Pounds through his glass office wall so they think he has anger management issues.
Harry doesn't want to stay idle so he's been fixing up his house that has been condemned after an earthquake and hoping it will pass inspection. He also decides to look into a cold case from 1961, the murder of a prostitute who also happened to be his mother. So far all the evidence is pointing to policemen on the take and people in high political places.
All his investigating is putting him in danger as well as those he's questioning, and some of them turn up dead. Very good thriller.”
“French Edition”BERLAND wrote this review Friday, February 17, 2012. ( reply | permalink ) Was this review helpful? Yes | No