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Angels Flight An activist attorney is killed in a cute little LA trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch s Hollywood turf But the case is so explosive and the dead man s enemies inside the LAPD are so numerous that it falls to Harry to solve it Now the streets are superheating Harry s year old Vegas marriage is unraveling And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high profile LA murder case, one where every cop had a motive The question is, did any have the guts


About the Author: Michael Connelly

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name See this thread forinformation Michael Connelly decided to become a writer after discovering the books of Raymond Chandler while attending the University of Florida Once he decided on this direction he chose a major in journalism and a minor in creative writing a curriculum in which one of his teachers was novelist Harry Crews After graduating in 1980, Connelly worked at newspapers in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, primarily specializing in the crime beat In Fort Lauderdale he wrote about police and crime during the height of the murder and violence wave that rolled over South Florida during the so called cocaine wars In 1986, he and two other reporters spent several months interviewing survivors of a major airline crash They wrote a magazine story on the crash and the survivors which was later short listed for the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing The magazine story also moved Connelly into the upper levels of journalism, landing him a job as a crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times, one of the largest papers in the country, and bringing him to the city of which his literary hero, Chandler, had written After three years on the crime beat in L.A., Connelly began writing his first novel to feature LAPD Detective Hieronymus Bosch The novel, The Black Echo, based in part on a true crime that had occurred in Los Angeles, was published in 1992 and won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel by the Mystery Writers of America Connelly has followed that up with 26novels Fifty eight million copies of Connelly s books have sold worldwide and he has been translated into thirty nine foreign languages He has won the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Macavity Award, Los Angeles Times Best Mystery Thriller Award, Shamus Award, Dilys Award, Nero Award, Barry Award, Audie Award, Ridley Award, Maltese Falcon Award Japan ,.38 Caliber Award France , Grand Prix Award France , Premio Bancarella Award Italy , and the Pepe Carvalho award Spain.Michael was the President of the Mystery Writers of America organization in 2003 and 2004 In addition to his literary work, Michael is one of the producers and writers of the TV show, Bosch, which is streaming onPrime Instant Video Watch in the USA Watch in the UK Watch in Germany He was also one of the creators, writers, and consulting producers of Level 9, a TV show about a task force fighting cyber crime, that ran on UPN in the Fall of 2000 And he can sometimes be seen on the hit TV show Castle playing poker Michael lives with his family in Florida.



10 thoughts on “Angels Flight

  1. James Thane James Thane says:

    This is another very good entry in Michael Connelly s series featuring L.A homicide detective Harry Bosch The case opens in the middle of the night when Harry s team is called out to the scene of a double homicide A man and a woman have been shot to death on a trolley called Angels Flight Harry cannot figure out why he has been called since his team is out of the rotation


  2. Joe Valdez Joe Valdez says:

    As research for a novel I m writing I m reading detective fiction and stealing everything of value My story takes place in L.A of the early 90s and burgling Michael Connelly turned out to be a bonanza Not only has Connelly written 23 Harry Bosch novels basis for theseries Bosch, which in its sixth season, combines one orbooks, updated to present day, per season but the literary


  3. Jeff Jeff says:

    A black civil rights attorney is murdered The lawyer was about to go to trial with a high profile case against the LAPD for police abuse against a murder suspect The suspect was black, the police were white Harry Bosch is assigned to the case and told to solve the murder as quickly as possible in order to avoid potential civic unrest.This is the first Harry Bosch novel I ve read Connel


  4. Lyn Lyn says:

    It s tough to write a review about Michael Connelly s 2000 Harry Bosch novel Angels Flight without introducing spoilers.I want to tell about his brilliant use of multiple famous crimes and his ability to weave together multiple police investigations and then tie them all together and wrap up his story with a heaping second helping of poetic justice.But I d give it all away and Connelly has pr


  5. Phrynne Phrynne says:

    My first ever Harry Bosch novel and I really enjoyed it Harry is a wonderful character and I am so glad he is not an alcoholic like so many of the main characters in these kinds of books I can cope with the fact that he is trying to give up smoking and that he is bad at relationships Those things just make himreal The story line in this book is excellent and full of twists and turns The book starts


  6. Becky Becky says:

    Holy moly this was a convoluted one And I say that in the most complimentary way possible Harry is once again brought in to solve a case that threatens disaster no matter the outcome, and all the suspects keep ending up dead which leads to convenient assumption type answers that Harry just doesn t eff with This case was a riddle inside an enigma spritzed with a little dusting of mystery, andlayered than an


  7. Brenda Brenda says:

    When the phone rang in the early hours of the morning, Detective Harry Bosch wasn t in bed where the caller expected him to be he had in fact been pacing the house in the darkness, willing the phone to ring but the voice at the other end of the line wasn t the voice he wanted to hear He felt the desolation hit him again but the call out by Deputy Chief Irving was another shock out of their area, out of their dist


  8. Richard Richard says:

    8 10Another solid entry by Michael Connolly, this man is one of those authors that I can call upon when I need a good solid mystery Bosch as a character has truly developed since his first outing and is quite a unique character overall He has his flaws but they re not the typical drunken down and out type butthe complex character who gets his man with solid police work whilst fighting the internal politics Well, maybe s


  9. Jonetta Jonetta says:

    Harry and his team Kizmin Rider Harry Edgar are called to a murder scene at Angels Flight They soon find they ve been assigned the worst of cases as the victim is a high profile civil rights attorney who is in the middle of a multimillion dollar lawsuit against the LAPD As with many of his cases, Harry s just drawn a really thorny, short stick I literally could not stop listening to this story with its many layers, twists, tur


  10. William William says:

    A complex and satisfying Bosch mystery I do believe that Harry is becoming farpolitically adept as he ages, but at a cost.Angels Flight takes place in April 1999, so it appears that Harry and Eleanor have been married almost three years by this point.Sadly, in this book we see Eleanor and Harry s marriage break down This is well portrayed in several scenes throughout the book, very poignant, and without rancour Note that despite what


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