The Overlook (Harry Bosch) by Michael Connelly Paperback Book


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Author: Michael Connelly

Format: Mass Market Paperback, Unabridged-CD

Publisher: Vision

Published: Jan 2008

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective - General

Retail Price: $7.99

Pages: 304


In his first case since he left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the prestigious Homicide Special squad, Harry Bosch is called out to investigate a murder that may have chilling consequences for national security. A doctor with access to a dangerous radioactive substance is found murdered in the trunk of his car. Retracing his steps, Harry learns that a large quantity of radioactive cesium was stolen shortly before the doctor's death. With the cesium in unknown hands, Harry fears the murder could be part of a terrorist plot to poison a major American city.

Soon, Bosch is in a race against time, not only against the culprits, but also against the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI (in the form of Harry's one-time lover Rachel Walling), who are convinced that this case is too important for the likes of the LAPD. It is Bosch's job to prove all of them wrong.

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BookLender review by Maria Carmen on 2009-07-03 22:48:06

The beginning and middle were awesome: fast-paced, engaging, imaginative. The end was disappointing.