The Burning Room

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Los Angeles Detective Harry Bosch tackles a cold case unlike any he's ever worked, in the new legal thriller from the bestselling author of THE LINCOLN LAWYER and THE BLACK ECHO, Michael Connelly. In the LA Police's Open-Unsolved Unit, not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet ten years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but any other evidence is virtually non-existent. Now Bosch and his new partner, ...

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Antonio Espana

Oct 19, 2020

Another Connelly thriller

Good reading another recommended crime thriller...................................................................................................................................................

Patricia

Oct 27, 2015

Good book

Received it promptly and in good shape . Really enjoyed. I am very pleased with my books.

jjares

Jan 15, 2015

After a Slow Start, Bosch Races to the Conclusion

Retirement is getting closer to Harry Bosch, who is working LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, dealing with cold cases. Lest the reader think Harry may run out of work, we are assured that there are 10,000 unsolved murders on the books.

Harry has a new partner, Lucia Soto, a 28 year-old Mexican-American who jumped into the limelight following a shoot-out at a liquor store. With no real experience, Soto is moved to Open-Unsolved and is paired with the ?old silverback.?

This case in unique; the shooting took place 10 years ago, but the victim (Orlando Merced) has just died. With that death, the bullet can be extracted and analyzed ? which gives Bosch and Soto new leads.

?The Burning Room? refers to a decades-old fire in an apartment which killed several children and an adult. I thought the way Bosch connects Orlando's shooting to the apartment fire to be a bit far-fetched, but otherwise, the story was pure Michael Connelly.

There's some sadness as Bosch sees himself as a relic from the past versus Soto's easy use of the latest technologies. My favorite part was Bosch's interaction with his daughter when she gets a rare date. We find that Harry makes his daughter tell any intended date that her father is a detective with LAPD and has a gun. What a hoot!

The early part of the story is slow; then ?momentum? takes over and the story races to its conclusion.

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