The Night Fire by Michael Connelly audiobook

The Night Fire

By Michael Connelly
Read by Titus Welliver  and Christine Lakin

Little, Brown & Company, Little, Brown 9780316485616

The Ballard and Bosch Novels: Book 2

10.07 Hours Unabridged
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Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective Renée Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man. Bosch takes the murder book to Detective Renée Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago. As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up. The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" (NPR), The Night Fire continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.

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Summary

#1 New York Times bestseller

A #1 Amazon.com bestseller in Urban Life Fiction

#1 iBooks bestseller in Audiobooks

A 2019 New York Times Top 10 Book in Crime Novels

A New York Times audio bestseller

An O Magazine Pick of Best Mystery and Detective Novels

A Crime Reads Pick of Most Anticipated Books of 2019

A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week

A Booklist Pick of the Week

Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective Renée Ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him---new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly

Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, and his widow gives Bosch a murder book, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man.

Bosch takes the murder book to Detective Renée Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago. As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up.

The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved?


Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" (NPR), The Night Fire continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“There’s something for everyone—murder, arson, salty cop talk and noisy domestic disputes—in the packed plot of Michael Connelly’s The Night Fire…For die-hard fans of police procedurals, Connelly is the real deal.” New York Times
“His denouement here is thrilling.” USA Today
“One of the best and most affecting Bosch novels since Mr. Connelly began the Bosch saga in 1992.” Wall Street Journal
“Tour LA through the eyes of Michael Connelly’s relentless detective, Harry Bosch…His fictional detective lives in a home high atop the Hollywood Hills and returns again and again to favorite haunts throughout the bestselling series, which continues with the publication of The Night Fire." Los Angeles Times
“Connelly manages to top himself with his latest intensely gripping thriller…He tells a superb tale with an economy of words using a no-nonsense, fly-on-the-wall style of writing.” Library Journal (starred review)
Connelly is without peer when it comes to police procedurals, and once again proves that he's the modern master of the form. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A virtuoso performance of plotting.” Tampa Bay Times
“Good tension and a plot that again showcases Connelly’s high standards.” South Florida Sun-Sentinel
“The case is fascinating in its own right…Every fall, Connelly finds a way to bring out some new magic in this classic series.” Crime Reads
“Superlative…Conflicting DNA evidence and a problematic confession complicate the high profile case. Connelly is without peer when it comes to police procedurals and once again proves that he’s the modern master of the form.” Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Ballard and Bosch slog through the usual dead ends and fruitless rounds of questioning to link two murders separated by many years…Guaranteed to please anyone who thinks the cops sometimes get it wrong.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Author Bio: Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly, author of suspense thriller and detective mysteries, has written several #1 New York Times bestsellers and numerous titles that made the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. He has won most every award given in the mystery and thriller genres, including the Anthony Award for Best Novel and the Barry Award for Best Novel. He is a former newspaper reporter who also won numerous awards for his journalism.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 10.07
Audience: Adult
Language: English