Nine Dragons

Nine Dragons

By (author) Michael Connelly

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The shooting of a Chinese liquor store owner in LA brings Harry Bosch back to the Rodney King riots and the moment a stranger gave a young cop sanctuary. Now the debt must be repaid, and Harry soon discovers the old man's death was no ordinary hold-up. Homing in on clues disregarded by the cops on the scene, Harry builds a picture of corruption and intimidation, with the local Triads at the heart of it. But as he tries to build a case and breach the impenetrable wall of silence in the local community, he finds he is taking a dragon by the tail - a dragon whose talons reach well beyond LA, and even the States. Suddenly the most precious thing in Harry's life is under threat, and he will need to leave the familiarity of his home turf, alone and without backup, if he is going to stop his worst nightmare from happening.

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 134 x 196 x 38mm | 322.05g
  • 30 Aug 2010
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London
  • English
  • 1409103528
  • 9781409103523
  • 12,796

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A former police reporter for the LOS ANGELES TIMES, Michael Connelly is the author of the acclaimed Harry Bosch thriller series and several other bestselling novels. He lives in Tampa, Florida, with his wife and daughter.

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Another superb thriller from a master of the genre -- Simon Shaw MAIL ON SUNDAY As always, Connelly hs produced another master class in detective fiction. CATHOLIC HERALD

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