I began keeping a reading journal several years before I began blogging. I find it interesting to sift through my thoughts of books that I read back then. My reviews were often brief and contained little substance, but I thought it'd be fun to document them here on my blog as well as share them with you. Here is one from September of 2005:
Crime Fiction, 427 pgs
The Black Ice is the second book in the LAPD Detective Harry Bosch mystery series by Michael Connelly. The death of a narcotics officer raises a lot of questions for Harry, including a possible connection with a current investigation he is conducting. He is determined to find the answers regardless of the obstacles.
I hesitated before trying another of the Harry Bosch novels after reading the first in the series. Although I had liked the first book in the series, I was not convinced the series was for me. I had read The Poet by this author and loved it, however. With the coming out of The Narrows, toted as a crossover book between the Harry Bosch series and a sequel to The Poet, I decided to give Harry Bosch one more try. I am glad I did. This was an entertaining and suspenseful reading experience that has left me wanting to read more. Harry is a complex character that is hard not to like despite some of his not so admirable qualities.
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I am not familiar with this series, but it does sound interesting and gritty, which are two things I like in this genre of books. I am glad that this is one that you remember pretty fondly, and should look into this series. They might make for great audios.ReplyDelete
Heather - I've really come to like and respect Michael Connelly. Many of the newer authors take their cue from him and I can see why.Delete