Number of page: 416
Publisher: Little, Brown
Introducing Renee Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD’s toughest beat, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.Renee Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood–also known as the Late Show–beginning many investigations but finishing none, as each morning she turns everything over to the day shift. A once up-and-coming detective, she’s been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor.But one night she catches two assignments she doesn’t want to part with: the brutal beating of a prostitute left for dead in a parking lot and the killing of a young woman in a nightclub shooting. Ballard is determined not to give up at dawn. Against orders and her partner’s wishes, she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night. As the investigations entwine, they pull her closer to her own demons and the reason she won’t give up her job, no matter what the department throws at her.
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- Timothy Chandler
The only writer you NEED to pick up and read. No one does it better.
- Julie B.
Fantastic new character, great story!
- Bob Irvine
Spellbound ,can’t wait for next issue ,kept my undivided interest right to the end
- Karen Filice
One word says it alk WOW!!!!
- Denise Tidwell
- Margaret Mulvihill
Brilliant. Slow build-up. I want her teamed up with Bosch ASAP! Please add Reneé into ‘Two Kinds Of Truth’
- Stephen Roy Russell
Ballard New Detective. Fast paced. High jingo. Mr Connelly is in his groove.
Two Kinds of Truth
Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from 1 NYT bestselling author Michael ConnellyHarry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered Bosch and the town s 3 person detective squad sift through the clues which lead into the dangerous big business world of pill mills and prescription drug abuse Meanwhile an old case from Bosch s LAPD days comes back to haunt him when a long imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him and seems to have new evidence to prove it Bosch left the LAPD on bad terms so his former colleagues aren t keen to protect his reputation He must fend for himself in clearing his name and keeping a clever killer in prison The two unrelated cases wind around each other like strands of barbed wire Along the way Bosch discovers that there are two kinds of truth the kind that sets you free and the kind that leaves you buried in darkness
The Poet: A Novel
FROM THE 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HARRY BOSCH AND LINCOLN LAWYER SERIESAn electrifying standalone thriller that breaks all the rules With an introduction by Stephen King Death is reporter Jack McEvoy s beat his calling his obsession But this time death brings McEvoy the story he never wanted to write and the mystery he desperately needs to solve A serial killer of unprecedented savagery and cunning is at large His targets homicide cops each haunted by a murder case he couldn t crack The killer s calling card a quotation from the works of Edgar Allan Poe His latest victim is McEvoy s own brother And his last may be McEvoy himself
The President’s Team: The 1963 Army-Navy Game and the Assassination of JFK
President John F Kennedy a former naval hero and a passionate football fan was looking forward to watching the Midshipmen take on the Cadets at the annual Army Navy game on November 30 1963 I hope to be on the winning side when the game ends he telegrammed the Navy coach on November 20 Two days later the president was assassinated in Dallas changing the nation forever Exploring the close relationship between President Kennedy and the Navy football squad of the early 1960s author Michael Connelly describes how the 1963 Army Navy game which was played on December 7 after an initial postponement served as a welcome distraction for a nation in mourning while provding a opportunity to honor JFK s memory Connelly ties together the historic Army Navy rivalry with the changing political landscape of the 1960s both at home and overseas The President s Team delves into Kennedy s love of football and the special bond he established with many of the Navy players including Heisman winner and former Hall of Famer Roger Staubach
In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Essays by Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Laura Lippman, Lisa Scottoline, and Thirteen Others
A wonderful treat for the Poe connoisseur or a perfect introduction to his works Charlotte ObserverIn the Shadow of the Master is an exceptional collection of classic stories from the lord of literary darkness himself the inimitable Edgar Allan Poe accompanied by enthralling essays from twenty of his bestselling acolytes and admirers With appreciations by Michael Connelly Stephen King Lisa Scottoline Tess Gerritsen Laura Lippman Nelson DeMille Lawrence Block and thirteen others In the Shadow of the Master is a must have for thriller and mystery fans of all ages