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The Reversal (original 2010; edition 2010)

by Michael Connelly

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Title:The Reversal
Authors:Michael Connelly
Info:Little, Brown and Company (2010), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 400 pages
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Entertaining, solid, i have some doubt about the end but... not the best of his books. ( )
  Gerardlionel | Apr 1, 2016 |
This was good. I wasn't sure I'd buy the premise of a defense lawyer turned special prosecutor, but I did. Perfectly enjoyable, but the surprises were fairly minor. I guess I'd say this was like riding a kiddie roller coaster -- still fun, but not thrilling. His first two books in this series set a high standard though, so maybe if this one weren't being compared to those it would be four stars. ( )
  BraveNewBks | Mar 10, 2016 |
Very interesting storyline but felt letdown by the ending, it could have been dramatic. Fast read and never a dull moment. Off to the next book in the series ;-) ( )
  _RSK | Jan 26, 2016 |
Mickey takes a job prosecuting a convicted criminal about to be released because of modern DNA information.
He uses the help of Harry Bosch as investigator and his former wife as a second in the prosectuion to build a formidible case.
Unfortunately, justice isn't necessarily served by the games the legal profession employs. 4.5 stars ( )
  quiBee | Jan 21, 2016 |
Excellent!
Harry, Mickey and Maggie working together. ( )
  nljacobs | Jan 19, 2016 |
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Michael Connellyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Flegenheimer, CeciliaPhotographersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Owen, MarkCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Tettamanti, StefanoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Traverso, GiulianaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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The last time I had eaten at the Water Grill I sat across the table from a client who had coldly and calculatedly murdered his wife and her lover, shooting both of them in the face.
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Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is recruited to change stripes and prosecute the high-profile retrial of a brutal child murder. After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch.

Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger. Opposing them is Jessup, now out on bail, a defense attorney who excels at manipulating the media, and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after so many years.

With the odds and the evidence against them, Bosch and Haller must nail a sadistic killer once and for all. If Bosch is sure of anything, it is that Jason Jessup plans to kill again.
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After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger. Opposing them is Jessup, now out on bail, a defense attorney who excels at manipulating the media, and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after so many years.… (more)

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