A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly audiobook

A Darkness More Than Night: Booktrack Edition

By Michael Connelly
Read by Michael Beck

Little, Brown & Company 9780316154079

The Harry Bosch Series: Book 7

5.92 Hours Abridged
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LAPD Detective Harry Bosch crosses paths with FBI profiler Terry McCaleb in the most dangerous investigation of their lives. Harry Bosch is up to his neck in a case that has transfixed all of celebrity-mad Los Angeles: a movie director is charged with murdering an actress during sex, and then staging her death to make it look like a suicide. Bosch is both the arresting officer and the star witness in a trial that has brought the Hollywood media pack out in full-throated frenzy. Meanwhile, Terry McCaleb is enjoying an idyllic retirement on Catalina Island when a visit from an old colleague brings his former world rushing back. It's a murder, the unreadable kind of murder he specialized in solving back in his FBI days. The investigation has stalled, and the sheriff's office is asking McCaleb to take a quick look at the murder book to see if he turns up something they've missed. McCaleb's first reading of the crime scene leads him to look for a methodical killer with a taste for rituals and revenge. As his quick look accelerates into a full-sprint investigation, the two crimes - his murdered loner and Bosch's movie director - begin to overlap strangely. With one unsettling revelation after another, they merge, becoming one impossible, terrifying case, involving almost inconceivable calculation. McCaleb believes he has unmasked the most frightening killer ever to cross his sights. But his investigation tangles with Bosch's lines, and the two men find themselves at odds in the most dangerous investigation of their lives.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

LAPD Detective Harry Bosch crosses paths with FBI profiler Terry McCaleb in the most dangerous investigation of their lives.

Harry Bosch is up to his neck in a case that has transfixed all of celebrity-mad Los Angeles: a movie director is charged with murdering an actress during sex, and then staging her death to make it look like a suicide. Bosch is both the arresting officer and the star witness in a trial that has brought the Hollywood media pack out in full-throated frenzy.

Meanwhile, Terry McCaleb is enjoying an idyllic retirement on Catalina Island when a visit from an old colleague brings his former world rushing back. It's a murder, the unreadable kind of murder he specialized in solving back in his FBI days. The investigation has stalled, and the sheriff's office is asking McCaleb to take a quick look at the murder book to see if he turns up something they've missed.

McCaleb's first reading of the crime scene leads him to look for a methodical killer with a taste for rituals and revenge. As his quick look accelerates into a full-sprint investigation, the two crimes - his murdered loner and Bosch's movie director - begin to overlap strangely. With one unsettling revelation after another, they merge, becoming one impossible, terrifying case, involving almost inconceivable calculation. McCaleb believes he has unmasked the most frightening killer ever to cross his sights. But his investigation tangles with Bosch's lines, and the two men find themselves at odds in the most dangerous investigation of their lives.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“It takes a special performer to do justice to Connelly’s thrillers because of his complex character development and psychological bent…To Richard M. Davidson’s credit, the listener can really picture the gravelly voiced Bosch as he interplays with the more mild-mannered McCaleb. The trial sequences are especially interesting because Davidson is called upon to portray a multiplicity of characters in tandem. This reviewed was captivated by the content and performance, listening long into the night.” AudioFile
“A surprising and suspenseful read.” People
“Davidson’s crisp, sharp-edged narration manages a number of different characters’ voices while maintaining the clear narrative thread. As the mystery becomes more entangled and the two detectives find themselves on opposite sides of a tricky investigation, Davidson ratchets up the tension.” Booklist (audio review)
“Connelly…weaves his intricate story with skill; his characters are rounded and complex…Interesting and exciting.” Library Journal
“The plot is intricate, and the twists and turns keep coming, but it is so well done, and the characters are so vivid, that confusion isn’t a problem…A fast read with ‘can’t put it down’ appeal.” School Library Journal
“[An] extraordinary excursion into good, evil, and the labyrinth of human motives…You can’t lose with this chilling tour-de-force.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author

Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly, author of suspense thriller and detective mysteries, has written several #1 New York Times bestsellers and numerous titles that made the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. He has won most every award given in the mystery and thriller genres, including the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the Barry Award for Best Novel. He is a former newspaper reporter who also won numerous awards for his journalism.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English