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The Black Echo By Michael Connelly The Black Echo For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is than another anonymous statistic This one is personale the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam tunnel rat

  • Title: The Black Echo
  • Author: Michael Connelly
  • ISBN: 9780446612739
  • Page: 172
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Black Echo By Michael Connelly For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is than another anonymous statistic This one is personale the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam tunnel rat who had fought side by side with him in a hellish underground war Now Bosch is about to relive the horror of Nam From a dangerous maze of blind alleys to aFor maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is than another anonymous statistic This one is personale the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam tunnel rat who had fought side by side with him in a hellish underground war Now Bosch is about to relive the horror of Nam From a dangerous maze of blind alleys to a daring criminal heist beneath the city, his survival instincts will once again be tested to their limit Pitted against enemies inside his own department and forced to make the agonizing choice between justice and vengeance, Bosch goes on the hunt for a killer whose true face will shock him.
    The Black Echo By Michael Connelly

    The Black Echo A Harry Bosch Novel Connelly, Michael The Black Echo, the first Harry Bosch novel, tells the tale of a protracted and difficult investigation into a daring year old bank heist As the investigation unfolds, complications steadily arise Harry is The Black Echo by Michael Connelly Jan , The Black Echo is book one in the Harry Bosch series by Michael Connelly One morning Harry Bosch was called from dispatch about a body in a drainpipe at Mulholland Dam However, The Black Echo Harry Bosch Series by Michael Connelly Apr , Michael Connelly is the author of twenty eight previous novels, including New York Times bestsellers The Crossing and The Burning Room.His books, which include the Harry Bosch The Black Echo The Black Echo film Harry Bosch Wiki Fandom The Black Echo film Harry Bosch Wiki Fandom The Black Echo was a movie made by Paramount Pictures in , starring Richard Chance and Quint Hooper, based very loosely on a case investigated by LAPD detective Harry Bosch Bosch was paid

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    1. Kemper on said:

      I ve designed a gadget that will notify me when I run across clich s in crime thrillers with a BEEP Let s give it a test run on this Michael Connelly novel, shall we So this is the first book in the series featuring a LAPD detective named Hieronymus Harry Bosch BEEP Shit, why is it going off already Oh, right Quirky name for a main character It seems to be calibrated correctly Let s proceed.In this novel published in 1992, Harry is a Vietnam veteran BEEP traumatized by his war experiences BEEP a [...]

    2. James Thane on said:

      Published in 1992, this is the book that introduced L.A.P.D homicide detective, Harry Bosch The series, which runs twenty four books thus far, has remained strong throughout and is, almost certainly, the gold standard of modern police procedurals.When we first meet Harry, he s already forty two years old and has been the product of one institution after another for virtually his entire life His father left the family when Harry was very young and Harry never really knew him Harry s mother turned [...]

    3. Eric on said:

      I came at Michael Connelly backwards, reading the entire Mickey Haller series before any of his Harry Bosch books And after encountering Bosch in The Reversal, I wasn t that compelled to read about him But then I found the Kindle version of this on sale for 99c, so I couldn t really say no at that point.I was not disappointed, but blown away instead This is a perfect detective mystery tale Connelly s storytelling gifts are many and varied He is a master of pacing, has a knack for creating multi [...]

    4. Lyn on said:

      Michael Connelly introduced his signature protagonist, Harry Bosch, in the 1992 novel The Black Echo Over twenty Harry Bosch novels have been published in this successful run for Connelly s lone wolf, battle scarred hero detective There is no such thing as a coincidence So states Hieronymus Bosch, named from the fifteenth century Dutch painter of fantastic themes Bosch was a tunnel rat in Vietnam a soldier whose job it was to enter the warrens created and maintained by the enemy and fight underg [...]

    5. Carol. on said:

      First impressions can be so deceptive Well, actually, first, second and third impressions, but who s judging Me Totally me Still on the search for a new mystery series, and Michael Connelly s name keeps coming up, mainly because I always misspell John Connolly John s writing is frequently lyrical and equally brutal, so there s only so much I can take Perhaps the American Michael will be less demanding Why, yes, he is How much less demanding Well, take this little sample from early on in Harry Bo [...]

    6. Diane on said:

      Great read interesting and entertaining seriesM.Connelly never fails with his writing paperback

    7. Beatriz on said:

      Reto 12 PopSugar 2017 Un bestseller de un g nero que normalmente no leasReconozco que si no hubiera sido escogido en un Club de Lectura, probablemente nunca habr a le do este libro En general, en esta l nea, prefiero la novela negra que la policial, no por un sentido de morbo pero s porque normalmente las personalidades de los involucrados tienden a ser m s interesantes y las motivaciones m s complejas.Sin embargo, me llev una grat sima sorpresa Adem s de introducirnos en el universo de Harry Bo [...]

    8. Jim on said:

      An excellent mystery main character, if a bit dour I really liked the amount of detail logic in this Great twists very realistic Even the bad guys were well done or maybe they were especially well done Not all were as bad as I first thought jerks, but they had reasons Again, very realistic On to the next in the series.The series, as I ve been able to put it together, is not just one, but is intertwined with Connelly s other series I ve put the books stories in order by combing Connelly s web sit [...]

    9. Rita on said:

      I read this book for the first time about 10 years ago and I enjoyed reading it now even I am a devoted fan of the Prime series, Bosch, which is coming up to it s 4th season Reading the book I kept picturing Harry Bosch with the face of Titus Welliver, the wonderful actor who so brilliantly portrays him.The story begins with the death of a junkie, that normally would have been written off as an overdose, were it not for the fact that Harry knew the man both in the present and the past They serv [...]

    10. Alexa Apallas on said:

      I read an article in the L.A Times about Michael Connelly, and his background as a crime reporter intrigued me, so I decided to read his books I started with The Black Echo, the first book in the Hieronymous Bosch series, and I am very glad that I read these books in order Connelly is a masterful writer in that he is constantly referencing past cases and old details in his Bosch series Some of the characters from his other novels also tend to make guest appearances This book sucked me in to its [...]

    11. Ingrid on said:

      Not quite 5 stars, but close The book went off on a slow start which made me think it would be a 3 star, but halfway it got pace and became tense The information about Vietnam was interesting and I liked Harry Bosch as a character.

    12. Maria Clara on said:

      No suelo leer novela negra Ni policial Es un g nero que, a parte de alg n escritor, no suele llamarme mucho la atenci n Pues bien, sin duda Michael Connelly, es a d a de hoy uno de esos escritores que tratar de seguir Decir que este inicio de serie me ha encantado es quedarme corta El personaje de Bosch me ha gustado mucho, sobre todo por lo humano que es con sus defectos y virtudes , as como la estructura de la novela y ese giro final que, aunque intuyes algo, no deja de sorprenderte.

    13. Melissa on said:

      This is the first instalment in the extensive Harry Bosch series, and also happens to be the first one that I have read or heard in this case I really enjoyed it.Harry Bosch is a detective in the LAPD homicide division in Hollywood While investigating a body found in an old tunnel, he recognises it as a fellow ex marine Meadows who served with him in the Vietnamese war They were both tunnel rats who fought below Vietnam in the extensive tunnels After recognising him, and realising it wasn t a si [...]

    14. Phrynne on said:

      Having read a few of the later Harry Bosch novels it was time I started at the beginning of the series and read them in order I am very glad I read this one Okay so Harry is a bit of a cliche but he is also very likeable in a strange sort of way He reminds me a little of Jack Reacher with his war damaged personality and his total disregard for authority I enjoyed the twists and turns of the story and especially liked the procedural details and seeing the way a case develops as various clues are [...]

    15. Mona on said:

      Enjoyable Well Written Crime Novel, Except for the Last Part of the Book As another reviewer, Suzy, says, this novel is very old school review showA lot of it may resonate with those of us old enough to remember pay phones, Alice s Restaurant, and the Viet Nam War and its aftermath.Still, except for the ending, which I found somehow unsatisfying, this is well written enough to carry any reader, whether they or not they remember its era.This is my first Michael Connolly novel, and I ll certainly [...]

    16. John Culuris on said:

      In the 80 s it didn t take me long to learn to look dubiously at book recommendations from authors, particularly if the recommender and recommendee lived in the same vicinity I would still note, say, Donald Westlake recommending Lawrence Block recommending Brian Garfield, but I would also wait for outside confirmation With the advent of the internet vicinity was no longer an accurate indicator For example, shortly after the turn of the century the gang from Busted Flush Press lived nowhere near [...]

    17. Edward Lorn on said:

      I m not reviewing this book because Kemper s review says everything that needs to be said about While trying to write my own review, I found myself regurgitating everything he said, so this is what you get A link to his review review showIn summation I swear I m not being lazy here Kemper simply nailed everything I wanted to say Final Judgment Nothing new, but I still enjoyed it.

    18. Becky on said:

      I decided to start this series now for a few reasons One, the major one, is that I watched the first season of the show based on it Bosch , and really really loved it It s got great characters, great actors playing them, the soundtrack is amazing even for an anti jazz person like me I m starting to appreciate it because of the show , and the writing is really great I stopped watching around episode 2 of season 2 simply because I wanted to read the books before these characters are the ONLY chara [...]

    19. David - proud Gleeman in Branwen's adventuring party on said:

      One mystery I was unable to solveexactly why is The Black Echo so darn popular The Vietnam War never really ended, not for Harry Bosch A former tunnel rat who fought most of the war underground, Harry now finds himself unable to sleep and unable to go into underground areas without suffering panic attacks But now that he s a detective for the Los Angeles Police Department, Harry s about to learn that sometimes what s on the surface is even dirtier than what s underground When a former squadmate [...]

    20. Rose on said:

      3 and a half stars for me Quite a slow and average start for the first quarter of the book then picked up as it went along A little outdated but still quite a good read.

    21. Sue on said:

      This was a super detective book that I couldn t put down.I made a mistake by not reading the books in order of sequence.I read first The Concrete Blonde followed by The Black Echo The Black Echo was the first in the series.Harry is a homicide cop who works a case and never gives up, always looking for a different angle.He picks up a case on the weekend and his partner is needing to work his moonlighting job, so Harry goes himself to see the body in a drainpipe He recognizes an old buddy from the [...]

    22. LJ on said:

      First Sentence The boy couldn t see in the dark, but he didn t need toPD detective Hieronymous aka Harry Bosch is a loner and a nighthawk Called out on a routine drug overdose case, Bosch soon realizes that the victim found lying in the Mullholland Dam drainpipe is no accident case Billy Meadows was a fellow tunnel rat in Vietnam and Harry swears to bring the killer to justice.Written and set in 1992, it is interesting to see how times have changed in these 18 years There were no cell phones, th [...]

    23. Harry on said:

      Time saver tip if you ve read my review of any Harry Bosch book, you ve read em all Since I don t reveal plots and reserve my comments to the overall book author, characterization, style, etcI just don t feel the need to repeat myself as in most casesseries books if any good at all do remain consistent The star ratings might change, but not my opinion of the series as a whole.Michael Connelly is a well know and very popular author in the mystery detective and police procedural genres Exploding o [...]

    24. Scott Rhee on said:

      There are certain genre writers who, within their given genres, transcend, through phenomenal writing and a deep understanding of the human condition, the formulaic structures and cliches of the run of the mill horror story, science fiction epic, or murder mystery Stephen King, Peter Straub, and Dan Simmons are examples in the horror genre Ursula K Le Guin, Harlan Ellison, and Neal Stephenson are examples in the sci fi set James Lee Burke, Elizabeth George, and Michael Connelly exemplify the bes [...]

    25. Jaksen on said:

      Great book Great characters Description sparse but spot on, you get a real feel for the darkness of a big city and all its secrets I have never read a Harry Bosch mystery so I thought I d start at the very beginning, glad I did.No spoilers here, just a general overview, and atmosphere, etc.When Harry police detective, Hollywood is called out in the middle of the night to investigate a homicide dead man found in a pipe near a reservoir it s or less assumed to be a routine investigation It s his [...]

    26. Kate~Bibliophile Book Club on said:

      I ve decided to go back to the start of the Harry Bosch novels, created by Michael Connelly, as I missed out on a fair few over the years It was only natural to start at the beginning and re introduce myself to Detective Hieronymus Harry Bosch My plan is to try to read one a month on top of my review books, so I read The Black Echo in April.In The Black Echo, we meet Harry Bosch for the first time when he gets a call on his pager to attend the scene of a body that has been discovered in a draina [...]

    27. Justin on said:

      It s been quite some time since I ve been able to sit down and read for pleasure I don t usually go for these types of books, but, every once in a while, I like to grab a ragged mass market paperback off the library shelf, take it home, and dive in for just sheer escapism This book did just that It was slow in the beginning, then fast paced, then slow again, then crazy It provided plenty of twists and turns along the way It is one of those books where the descriptions really aren t important at [...]

    28. Lauren on said:

      The Black Echo4 StarsLAPD Detective Harry Bosch is called out to a routine OD death that turns into anything but routine when the corpse not only turns out to be the victim of a homicide, but someone Bosch knew from his days as a Tunnel Rat in Vietnam As Bosch slowly unravels the details behind the murder, he rubs a few people the wrong way the FBI, Internal Affairs and the cops he works with But nothing will stop Harry from getting to the truthA good police procedural with an interesting story [...]

    29. Michael Robotham on said:

      I really enjoyed going back to where it all began for Harry Bosch and comparing Michael Connelly s writing style now to then He is probably a tighter writer these days He still does the meticulous research, but doesn t seem to use as much, which increases the pace of the story Harry has mellowed with age He is still a loner, but not quite so tortured as when he first joined the LAPD Connelly was a class act right from the get go.

    30. Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥ on said:

      A detective who cares about getting justice for the victim than playing politicsminds me of a certain lieutenant in some ways Review coming.

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