Dark Sacred Night (Paperback)Michael Connelly (author)
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Connelly is one fine form in this new story branch that brings together two series leads - Harry Bosch and Renée Ballard - on the trail of an ice-cold case.
In a thrilling new partnership, Dark Sacred Night picks up the story of detective Harry Bosch in the first novel in a new series, pairing Bosch’s talents with that of Renee Ballard, who made her entrance in the Ballard series-opener The Late Show.
At the end of a long, dark night Detectives Renee Ballard and Harry Bosch cross paths for the very first time.
Detective Renee Ballard is working the graveyard shift again, and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours only to find that an older man has snuck in and is rifling through old file cabinets. The intruder is none other than legendary LAPD detective Hieronymus ‘Harry’ Bosch, working a cold case that has crept under his skin.
Unimpressed, Ballard kicks him out, but eventually Bosch persuades her to help and she reluctantly relents. Because Bosch is on the trail of a cold-case which refuses to stay buried; investigating the death of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, a runaway who was brutally murdered. It’s a case that haunts Bosch - who crossed paths with Daisy’s devastated mother on a previous case. As Bosch and Ballard are drawn deeper into the mystery of her murder, they find there are more surprises awaiting them in the darkness.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 380 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 38 mm
Praise for Michael Connolly:
'One of the world's greatest crime writers.' - Daily Mail
'A master of the genre.' - Stephen King
'Crime thriller writing of the highest order.' - The Guardian
'A superb natural storyteller.' - Lee Child
'Harry Bosch: one of the finest minds in crime fiction.' - Evening Standard
'America's greatest living crime writer.' - Daily Express
'A crime writing genius.' - Independent on Sunday
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