The Wrong Side of Goodbye (A Harry Bosch Novel)

November 28, 2016 - Comment


Notable Book of 2016 –Washington Post

Detective Harry Bosch must track down someone who may never have existed in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

Harry Bosch is California’s newest private investigator. He doesn’t advertise, he doesn’t have an office, and he’s picky about who he works for, but it doesn’t matter. His chops from thirty years with the LAPD speak for themselves.

Soon one of Southern California’s biggest moguls comes calling. The reclusive billionaire is nearing the end of his life and is haunted by one regret. When he was young, he had a relationship with a Mexican girl, his great love. But soon after becoming pregnant, she disappeared. Did she have the baby? And if so, what happened to it?

Desperate to know whether he has an heir, the dying magnate hires Bosch, the only person he can trust. With such a vast fortune at stake, Harry realizes that his mission could be risky not only for himself but for the one he’s seeking. But as he begins to uncover the haunting story–and finds uncanny links to his own past–he knows he cannot rest until he finds the truth.

At the same time, unable to leave cop work behind completely, he volunteers as an investigator for a tiny cash-strapped police department and finds himself tracking a serial rapist who is one of the most baffling and dangerous foes he has ever faced.

Swift, unpredictable, and thrilling, The Wrong Side of Goodbye shows that Michael Connelly “continues to amaze with his consistent skill and sizzle” (Cleveland Plain Dealer).

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Suncoast says:

Harry Bosch is back again – better than ever Harry Bosch left the LAPD again before they could fire him over a minor infraction. Since then he has successfully sued for being illegally forced into retirement. Once again Bosch has set up his shingle as a private investigator, but at the same time he is working as an unpaid part-time detective in the town of San Fernando outside of Los Angeles. 

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RC3 says:

Police Procedural Brain Food Thank you again, Michael Connelly, for a consistently superior product which continues to reveal and embody the literary DNA strands we have come to know as Harry Bosch. After years of reading all of Connelly’s books, including the Haller series, Bosch just keeps piling on layers of character development extensions which keep adding higher resolution to our fully fleshed out detective. Add competent and realistic storylines that don’t rely on manipulation of invention, nor alterations to the…

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Wayne Robinson says:

Bosch and Haller return in another satisfying instalment. Michael Connelly keeps on going from strength to strength. In this latest instalment, Harry Bosch has won a big settlement from the LAPD and is now working as a part time unpaid reserve detective for the San Fernando Police Department, putting in almost full time hours, because being a detective with a badge is in his blood. 

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