The Last Coyote - Harry Bosch, Bk 4 Author:Michael Connelly Harry attacked his commanding officer and is suspended indefinitely, pending a psychiatric evaluation. At first he resists the LAPD shrink, but finally recognizes that something is troubling him and has for a long time. In 1961, when Harry was twelve, his mother, a prostitute, was brutally murdered, and no one has ever been accused of the crime.... more »With the spare time a suspension brings, Harry opens up the thirty-year-old file on the case and is irresistibly drawn into a past he has always avoided. It's clear that the case was fumbled and the smell of a cover-up is unmistakable. Someone powerful was able to divert justice and Harry vows to uncover the truth. As he relentlessly follows the broken pieces of the case, the stirred interest causes new murders and pushes Harry to the edge of his job... and his life.« less
Harry is on involuntary stress leave and decides to investigate an old case that is personal - his mother's murder. He has no idea that the investigation makes some top politicos in the city nervous; so nervous that they become deadly. Several surprising twists in this book. You'll enjoy it; a deeper look into Harry's personality too.
This is a wonderful story written by Michael Connelly. "The Last Coyote" is a Harry Bosch novel where Harry investigates his own past.
"Connelly joins the top rank of a new generation of crime writers." Loved this book. A great listen!!