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I'm a Michael Connelly fan so I couldn't wait to listen to these first Bosch novels recently added to the Audible Library.
The first book, The Black Echo, was TERIFFIC!
This one is good, but definitely not as good as the first.
Like the first novel, there were a lot of complexities in this story, and Connelly somehow managed to tie them up nicely.
But this story simply didn't grab me like the first book and other Bosch novels.
I would rank this one in the bottom half of Connelly novels I've listened to, but the below average Connelly novel is still above average compared to other offerings.
The story is still "can't put down" at times - and a recommended listen.
82 of 83 people found this review helpful
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Yes, not the best Bosch, but still well worth the effort
Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?
Got a bit slow in places but once I got into it, I got the usual Bosch rush.
What about Dick Hill’s performance did you like?
Dick Hill is Bosch, listened to others try but dick Hill just nails Harry, bet he even looks like him!
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
No, I needed a break here and there, didn't grip me like some of the other Bosch novels, still worth the listen..
12 of 12 people found this review helpful
This book, much like Black Echo, is extremely well written and the narration is top rate... I will definately be buying the rest of the books in this series.
9 of 10 people found this review helpful
Another in the Harry Bosch series with the usual successful formula of a maverick ex-Nam cop and the pathos of his personal life. It's not necessary to listen to them all in order, although it helps (Black Echo is the first). The LA setting is as compelling now as it was in Chandler's day and the plot has enough twists and turns to satisfy the cynical listener without too much suspension of disbelief. The narration was particular good on this recording. Enjoy them all!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful