Connelly transcends the standard L.A. police procedural with this original and eminently authentic first novel, featuring Hieronymus (aka Harry) Bosch, a former hero cop exiled to the small-time Beverly Hills force. In July, Little, Brown will publish a sequel, Black Ice . Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an alternateMass Market Paperbackedition.
"The Black Echo", Michael Connelly's debut novel and LAPD Detective Harry Bosch's premiere appearance to a grateful reading public, opens with Bosch being assigned to what is supposed to be a pro forma investigation. A "hype", a derelict drug addict, has been found dead of an apparent heroin overdose in a drainage pipe. The expectation is that a routine report would be filed and that would be that. But within moments of crawling into the pipe to examine the scene, Bosch … more
This is where it all starts ... the literary debut of Harry Bosch, a fictional detective, who I'm sure, in years to come, will rival Sherlock Holmes in popularity and lasting power. A phenomenal debut novel.