Category Archives: Michael Connelly

Books of the month: September 2017

Pick of the month I admit I am a fangirl and possibly not as objective as I ought to be but I loved the 8th instalment of Sulari Gentill’s historical crime series featuring Rowland Sinclair and his chums. Not only … Continue reading

Posted in books of the month, David Casarett, Elisabeth Herrmann, Ellen Byron, Karin Alvtegen, Michael Connelly, Ragnar Jonasson, Robert Thorogood, Ruth Dugdall, Simon Wyatt, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 4 Comments

Review: THE BLACK ECHO by Michael Connelly

A recent post at the excellent crime fiction blog Confessions of a Mystery Novelist made me realise I have read a paltry amount of crime fiction set in Los Angeles, despite it being the place outside my home country I … Continue reading

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Review: The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

Mickey Haller is a Los Angeles-based lawyer who hasn’t been practicing for the past year or so. All that changes when an acquaintance of his is murdered and Mickey inherits all of Jerry Vincent’s cases. Among these is the ‘franchise … Continue reading

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Review: The Overlook by Michael Connelly

I plucked this one from my TBR shelves as part of my Good Reads group’s summer reading challenge. Connelly’s name was one of only five names that popped up when I typed new author Elly Griffiths into the Literature Map. … Continue reading

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Review: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly

Title: The Lincoln Lawyer Author: Michael Connelly Publisher:BBC Audiobooks [2005] ISBN: 978-1-4056-7300-6 Length:14hrs 9mins Los Angeles defence lawyer Mickey Haller is hired to defend Louis Roulet, a playboy businessman who has been charged with assaulting a prostitute. Roulet vehemently claims … Continue reading

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Can you have too much of a good thing?

I’ve got two books on the go at the moment and coincidentally am experiencing the same problem with both: they’re too long although neither is a bad book. I’m about half way through Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer which runs to … Continue reading

Posted in Michael Connelly, progress report, random thoughts, rant or rave, Stephen Booth | 7 Comments