The Crossing (Bosch)

Harry Bosch crosses the line to team up with Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.
Detective Harry Bosch has retired from the LAPD, but his half-brother, defense attorney Mickey Haller, needs his help. A woman has been brutally murdered in her bed and all evidence points to Haller’s client, a former gang member turned family man. Though the murder rap seems ironclad, Mickey is sure it’s a setup.
Bosch doesn’t want anything to do with crossing the aisle to work for the defense. He feels it will undo all the good he’s done in his thirty years as a homicide cop. But Mickey promises to let the chips fall where they may. If Harry proves that his client did it, under the rules of discovery, they are obliged to turn over the evidence to the prosecution.
Though it goes against all his instincts, Bosch reluctantly takes the case. The prosecution’s file just has too many holes and he has to find out for himself: if Haller’s client didn’t do it, then who did? With the secret help of his former LAPD partner Lucy Soto, Harry starts digging. Soon his investigation leads him inside the police department, where he realizes that the killer he’s been tracking has also been tracking him.
Thrilling, fast-paced, and impossible to put down, The Crossing shows without a shadow of doubt that Connelly is “a master of building suspense” (Wall Street Journal).

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3 Comments

  1. PERILOUSLY CLOSER TO THE FRINGE SIDE OF THE LAW! The Crossing is what every fan of author Michael Connelly wants – to see his two most formidable characters together again. If memory serves me right, it was The Brass Verdict (2008) which brought Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer, and LAPD Detective Harry Bosch together. It was followed up with The Reversal (2010) as defense attorney Mickey Haller changes sides to prosecute the high-profile retrial of a child murderer, with LAPD Detective Bosch as lead investigator. In The Crossing, the…

  2. Another great Harry Bosch book in the series as Harry goes over to the “dark side” Any fan of Michael Connelly is going to enjoy this book. The Bosch novels are usually fantastic, though his Mickey Haller ones can be fun as well) but his latest is sure to work well in the Harry Bosch series. 

  3. “Something’s wrong here.” Harry Bosch is at loose ends now that he is no longer employed by the Los Angeles Police Department. Fortunately, criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller has a task that may be right up Bosch’s alley–to find out whether Haller’s client, Da’Quan Foster, is being framed for the beating death of thirty-eight year old Alexandra Parks, an assistant city manger for West Hollywood. The trial is scheduled to take place is in six weeks. Harry is reluctant to cross over to defense work, also known as…

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