Wasn't sure I liked it when it came out. Reread it recently and boy did I miss out. I was bummed at the time it wasn't a Bosch book. Great character Cassie Black and great story. Connelly refuses to be boxed in character wise.
This is not a Harry Bosch novel. And it's lead character is a female ex-con. So it's a different Michael Connelly than you might be used to. That being said, I still feel the story is worth checking out. It is well written, and you are rooting for Cassie throughout the novel, wondering what she's going to do next.
Cassie Black is a thief and an ex-con, currently on parole, working at a car dealership selling Porsches to the heavy wallet brigade in Los Angeles. To say more about Cassie is to chance spoiling the novel because Cassie's history and the background story is the driving force behind what she has become. Michael Connelly is stingy with the details as he masterfully holds the suspense at unbearably high levels and feeds the reader only enough bits and pieces of Cassie's background for her current … more