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The Narrows by Michael Connelly

The Narrows (2004)

by Michael Connelly

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Early Harry Bosch, but still a nail-biter! ( )
  petrichor8 | Jun 6, 2016 |
Another great read by Michael Connelly love the Harry Bosch character. ( )
  yvonne.sevignykaiser | Apr 2, 2016 |
Typical, fast paced Harry Bosch novel for a quick weekend escape read!
  becka11y2 | Jan 19, 2016 |
This story moves Bosch along in his life, pointing out that he has struggles like the rest of us. Of course, he is stubborn and ill mannered as usual. It brings together people from past stories, giving the author a chance to tie up loose ends. In the end Bosch is back to square one.
I did not like the mix of first and third person. Sometimes I stumbled when it changed direction. Enjoyed the visual imagery of disasters. The first half was slow but the second half went at full speed. ( )
  delta61 | May 29, 2015 |
It just doesn't work when you dilute Bosch with weaker characters. At least McCaleb's gone. Good riddance. ( )
  kenzen | Feb 23, 2015 |
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All they did was trade one monster for another. Instead of a dragon they now have a snake. A giant snake that sleeps in the narrows and bides its time until the moment is right and it can open its jaws and swallow someone down.
-John Kinsey, father of a boy lost in the narrows. Los Angeles Times, July 21,1956
In memory of Mary McEvoy Connelly Lavelle, who kept six of us out of the narrows
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446699543, Paperback)

FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years, the one that tells her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer who wove lines of poetry in his hideous crimes--and apparently he has not forgotten her.
Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch gets a call, too--from the widow of an old friend. Her husband's death seems natural, but his ties to the hunt for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Arriving at a derelict spot in the California desert where the feds are unearthing bodies, Bosch joins forces with Rachel. Now the two are at odds with the FBI...and squarely in the path of the Poet, who will lead them on a wicked ride out of the heat, through the narrows of evil, and into a darkness all his own...

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When an infamous serial killer known as the Poet reemerges, FBI agent Rachel Walling, long haunted by her unsuccessful efforts to bring him to justice, receives assistance from LAPD detective Harry Bosch.

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