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Chasing the Dime
Chasing the Dime
Author: Michael Connelly
Henry Price has a whole new life -- new apartment, new telephone, new telephone number. But the first time he checks his messages, he discovers that someone had the number before him. The messages on his line are for a woman named Lilly, and she is in some kind of serious trouble. — Price is inexorably drawn into Lilly's world, and it's unlike an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446611626
ISBN-10: 044661162X
Publication Date: 8/25/2003
Pages: 448
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 286 ratings
Publisher: Warner Vision
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
Only one or two of Connelly's continuing characters (attorney Langwiser, for example) show up in this departure novel. As in The Poet the protagonist here is not a cop of any kind, but the "scientific mind" of chemist Henry Pierce will take one on a typical convoluted-Connelly ride and provide enough thrills and chills to satisfy even the most jaded reader.
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Helpful Score: 3
What a great idea for a plot; a burned out business man, a wrong number and the underworld that surrounds a woman gone missing.
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Helpful Score: 2
Once I got past the first CD the story was riviting. This was a thriller and a good mystery . Get it.
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Helpful Score: 2
Keeps you guessing til the end, the story is very good and you won't get it until the very end, so it will keep anyone's interest all the way through,he is one of my favorite writers
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"Chasing the Dime" is not one of Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch character novels. At first I was kind of dissapointed, but this book hooked me on the first page and I could not put it down! Very fast moving, twisted plot that will not leave Connelly's fans upset at all! I was sorry to see this one end. Give it a chance!
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Another exciting book from Michael Connelly! Excellent story with lots of intrigue and a surprize ending!
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This one was different from most of Michael Connelly's detective or journalist murders, centered this time on the a victim wrongly accused, set up for reasons not clear in the beginning. It was an enjoyable read with a unique angle that made me cling to every fact and turn the pages faster. The references to other crimes and persons from his other books builds the interest and piques the insiders feeling of knowing more than what was written. Very clever.
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Very good fast moving book! Starts off with a bang and really picks up momentum fast. Hard trying to put this one down!

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Henry Pierce (Primary Character)
Cody Keller (Major Character)
Lilly Quinlan (Major Character)
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