[Reading] ➿ The Black Ice By Michael Connelly – Uroturk.info

The Black Ice Narcotics Office Cal Moore S Orders Were To Look Into The City S Latest Drug Killing Instead, He Ends Up In A Motel Room With A Fatal Bullet Wound To The Head And A Suicide Note Stuffed In His Back PocketWorking The Case, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch Is Reminded Of The Primal Police Rule He Learned Long Ago Don T Look For The Facts, But The Glue That Holds Them TogetherSoon Harry S Making Some Very Dangerous Connections, Starting With A Dead Cop And Leading To A Bloody String Of Murders That Wind From Hollywood Boulevard To The Back Alleys South Of The Border Now This Battle Scarred Veteran Will Find Himself In The Centre Of A Complex And Deadly Game One In Which He May Be The Next And Likeliest Victim

About the Author: Michael Connelly

See this thread for information. Michael Connelly decided to become a writer after discovering the books of Raymond Chandler while attending the University of Florida Once he decided on this direction he chose a major in journalism and a minor in creative writing a curriculum in which one of his teachers was novelist Harry Crews.After graduating in 1980, Connelly worked at newspapers in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, primarily specializing in the crime beat In Fort Lauderdale he wrote about police and crime during the height of the murder and violence wave that rolled over South Florida during the so called cocaine wars In 1986, he and two other reporters spent several months interviewing survivors of a major airline crash They wrote a magazine story on the crash and the survivors which was later short listed for the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing The magazine story also moved Connelly into the upper levels of journalism, landing him a job as a crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times, one of the largest papers in the country, and bringing him to the city of which his literary hero, Chandler, had written.After three years on the crime beat in L.A., Connelly began writing his first novel to feature LAPD Detective Hieronymus Bosch The novel, The Black Echo, based in part on a true crime that had occurred in Los Angeles, was published in 1992 and won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel by the Mystery Writers of America Connelly has followed that up with 26 novels Fifty eight million copies of Connelly s books have sold worldwide and he has been translated into thirty nine foreign languages He has won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Macavity Award, Los Angeles Times Best Mystery Thriller Award, Shamus Award, Dilys Award, Nero Award, Barry Award, Audie Award, Ridley Award, Maltese Falcon Award Japan ,.38 Caliber Award France , Grand Prix Award France , Premio Bancarella Award Italy , and the Pepe Carvalho award Spain.Michael was the President of the Mystery Writers of America organization in 2003 and 2004 In addition to his literary work, Michael is one of the producers and writers of the TV show, Bosch, which is streaming on Prime Instant Video Watch in the USA

10 thoughts on “The Black Ice

  1. says:

    A first class thriller, combining the best of both the police procedural and the hard boiled detective tradition Plus Harry Bosch is a character who grows Nobody does this stuff better than Connelly.

  2. says:

    It s Christmas night and L.A.P.D homicide detective Harry Bosch is eating his Christmas dinner alone at home, with only a jazz CD and the police scanner to keep him company He doesn t mind spending the holiday alone in fact, he prefe

  3. says:

    Most forms of entertainment come with the expectation that the follow up to well received debut will invariably fail to reach the same level of quality Lack of time is almost always the reason Take television for example The first episode o

  4. says:

    Continuing on my quest for a new mystery series suitable for distraction, I hit up my librarian for the second book in Michael Connelly s famous series centering on Detective Hieronymus Bosch I ended up rather pleased with result, at least until t

  5. says:

    I am so glad I went back to the beginning to read the Harry Bosch novels in order These early books are so good This one is second in the series and gives us a lot of information about Harry s boyhood and some of the experiences which shaped him into the

  6. says:

    Me ha encantado Realmente Connelly sabe c mo mantener en vilo al lector, y Bosch es un personaje nico de esos que se te meten en la piel Sin pensarlo, a por el tercer libro

  7. says:

    LAPD south of the border action.It s hard not to like Harry Bosch as a crime fiction hero Michael Connelly s recurring tough guy, Vietnam veteran Los Angeles police detective is the kind of murder mystery protagonist a seasoned reader of the genre can get behind Surly

  8. says:

    I really like Harry For some reason I care about what happens to him, like he is a friend I know I do understand it s fiction, but on some level it s real to me He may be my new book boyfriend

  9. says:

    After being blown away with the introduction of cop detective Harry Bosch in The Black Echo, I just can t help but feel that the author is experiencing the sopho slump The story in The Black Ice screams mediocre and it does the reader no good when the author writes at such a snail

  10. says:

    Harry Bosch, Redux After nearly dying in the last book, and taking a short fishing recuperation trip, Harry is back and ready for duty, even though, again, nobody in the LAPD seems to be ready for Bosch to be ready for duty At every turn, it seems like they are concerned with appearances

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