Authors > Michael Connelly

Michael is the bestselling author of thirty-five novels and one work of non-fiction. With over eighty million copies of his books sold worldwide and translated into forty foreign languages, he is one of the most successful writers working today. His very first novel, The Black Echo, won the prestigious Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1992.

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The Black Echo

For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, the body in the drainpipe at Mulholland Dam is more than another anonymous statistic. This one is personal . . . because the murdered man was a fellow Vietnam "tunnel rat" who had fought side by side with him in a hellish underground war.

Year: 1992     Genre: Police Procedural

The Concrete Blond

Detective Harry Bosch was sure he'd shot the serial killer responsible for a string of murders in LA . . . but now, a new crime makes him question his convictions. Careening through a blood-tracked quest, Harry will go from the hard edges of the L.A. night to the last place he ever wanted to go--the darkness of his own heart...

Year: 1994     Genre: Police ProceduralSerial Killer

The Last Coyote

Suspended from his job with the LAPD, Harry Bosch must face the darkest parts of his past to track down his mother's killer . . . even if it costs him his life.

Year: 1995     Genre: Cold CasePolice Procedural

The Poet

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.

Year: 1996     Genre: Investigative ReporterSerial Killer

Trunk Music

Back on the job after an involuntary leave of absence, LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch is ready for a challenge -- but a murderous Las Vegas crime ring might prove to be more than he bargained for.

Year: 1997     Genre: Organized Crime

Fair Warning

Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered.

Year: 2020     Genre: Investigative ReporterSerial Killer

The Law of Innocence

Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is charged with murder and can't make the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge.

Year: 2020     Genre: Legal Thriller




1992The Black Echo Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
1993The Black Ice Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
1994The Concrete Blond Police Procedural, Serial Killer, Harry Bosch
1995The Last Coyote Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
1996The Poet Serial Killer, Investigative Reporter, Jack McEvoy
1997Trunk Music Organized Crime, Harry Bosch
1998Blood Work Murder Mystery, FBI, Terry McCaleb
1999Angels Flight Murder Mystery, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2001A Darkness More Than Night Police Procedural, FBI, Harry Bosch, Terry McCaleb, Hollywood
2002City of Bones Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2003Lost Light Cold Case, Vengeance, Harry Bosch
2004The Narrows Serial Killer, FBI, Harry Bosch
2005The Closers Cold Case, Harry Bosch
2005The Lincoln Lawyer Legal Thriller, Mickey Haller
2006Echo Park Cold Case, Missing Person, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2007The Overlook Police Procedural, Terrorist, Harry Bosch
2008The Brass Verdict Legal Thriller, Mickey Haller
2009Nine Dragons Kidnapping, Harry Bosch
2009The Scarecrow Investigative Reporter, Jack McEvoy
2010The Reversal Cold Case, Legal Thriller, Mickey Haller
2011The Drop Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2011The Fifth Witness Legal Thriller, Mickey Haller
2012The Black Box Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2013The Gods of Guilt Legal Thriller, Mickey Haller
2014The Burning Room Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2015The Crossing Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2016The Wrong Side of Goodbye Missing Person, Private Eye, Harry Bosch
2017The Late Show Police Procedural, Renee Ballard
2017Two Kinds of Truth Cold Case, Private Eye, Harry Bosch
2018Dark Sacred Night Murder Mystery, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch, Renee Ballard
2019The Night Fire Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch, Renee Ballard
2020Fair Warning Serial Killer, Investigative Reporter, Jack McEvoy
2020The Law of Innocence Legal Thriller, Harry Bosch, Mickey Haller
2021The Dark Hours Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch, Renee Ballard, Hollywood