Crime Beat

Michael Connelly
AUD $19.99
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Stranger than fiction and every bit as gripping, this non-fiction collection contains an introduction by Michael Connelly and an afterword by Michael Carlson.

A definitive collection of true crime, from the #1 bestselling author of The Lincoln Lawyer.

Michael Connelly was an award-winning journalist before he became one of the leading crime writers of his generation. In vivid, hard-hitting articles, Connelly leads the reader past the yellow police tape as he follows the investigators, the victims, their families and friends - and, of course, the killers - to tell the real stories of murder and its aftermath. These true stories help to chart the development of his work as a novelist - guaranteed to make fascinating reading for any serious fan of crime writing.

One morning an editor called me and told me to swing by a murder scene on my way to the office. Just like that, I was picking up a coffee on the way to work. The murder was on Woodrow Wilson Drive in the Hollywood Hills. I went as instructed and got the story. I also got the place where I would put the home of the fictional detective [Harry Bosch] I had secretly been writing about .

Author bio:

A former police reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Michael Connelly is the international bestselling author of the Harry Bosch thriller series and the legal thriller series featuring Mickey Haller, as well as several stand-alone bestsellers. His most recent #1 bestseller is Dark Sacred Night, in which the legendary Harry Bosch joins forces with Connelly's newest LAPD protagonist, Detective Renee Ballard.

Michael Connelly’s books have sold more than seventy-four million copies worldwide. They have been translated into 40 languages and have won awards all over the world, including the Edgar and Anthony Awards. Michael Connelly has also been awarded the 2018 CWA Diamond Dagger, the highest honour in British crime writing.

Connelly is the executive producer of the successful TV series, Bosch, starring Titus Welliver. Bosch Season 4 is now available on SBS in Australia, with Season 5 to screen in 2019 and Season 6 also going into production.

Michael Connelly’s new true crime podcast, Murder Book, will premiere on 28 January, 2019.

Michael Connelly spends his time in California and Florida.

To find out more, head to:
Website: www.michaelconnelly.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MichaelConnellyBooks
Twitter: @Connellybooks

Category: True Crime
ISBN: 9781742371788
Edition No: 2
Publisher: A&U - Connelly
Imprint: Michael Connelly
Pub Date: September 2009
Page Extent: 320
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: True crime

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