The Closers

The Closers

[a Novel]

Audiobook CD - 2005
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25-year LAPD veteran Harry Bosch comes back to the force after 3 years of retirement. This time, he and his partner, Kiz Rider, are working in "Open Unsolved," a top-notch homicide unit that applies new technology and cutting-edge investigative techniques to closed cases. Formed during Harry's retirement, the unit offers the victims of crime and their families one more shot at justice, but as the detectives working these cases know, time is not on their side. The evidence (such as it is) is old, and the leads are far from fresh. Harry's first assignment involves a cold hit on a DNA sample from an unsolved 1998 crime: the disappearance and subsequent murder of a lovely 16-year-old girl. From the first it's clear that the original detectives on the scene missed vital clues, and Bosch doesn't win any points by criticizing their mistakes. Fortunately, he has always cared more about justice than popularity; and as the fascinatingly complex investigation unfolds, he is determined to make things right--even if that means hanging his fellow cops out to dry.
Publisher: Santa Ana, CA : Books on Tape, p2005
Edition: Library ed
ISBN: 9781415908198
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (ca. 72 min. each) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Cariou, Len


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Oct 30, 2017

I'm working through the Bosch series in order. I enjoyed this novel more than some of the earlier. In particular, the plot twist was great. Although I have more to read in the series, I found this one to be unburdened with some of the cross references to other plots. For example, Irvin Irving is mentioned in passing. The result is a story that connects (or seems to connect) relevant characters in a tight, twisting manner.

Aug 05, 2017

I love Bosch's relentless attitude. He's a hand-slapping high-fiver in my mind. This story is great though not among his best. Even so, still a worthy read that will keep your attention until the last page.

Sep 20, 2014

Harry Bosch cares!!

Gary Geiserman
Aug 20, 2013

Bosch is unrelentingly relentless, unstoppable...til it's over. Here, the relationship with the dead, a usual one, is even more important so it seems like a let down just catching the guilty; we need the world to change. >>>>> According to me, Bosch and Connelly are alike in many ways; some, as in 'Hieronymus', possibly yet unclear. I oughta know.

LovelyLuisa Jun 22, 2012

I loved it! It had me in suspense and it felt like I was part of the investigation as well.

baileybuglet Sep 30, 2011

Bosch 11

Jul 14, 2011

The Closers ---- By Michael Connelly c - 2005? ---- I need to find my notes. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

Jun 27, 2005

Harry Bosch returns in ex-journalist Connelly''s latest book. Bosch returns to the LAPD after three years of retirement, joining ex-partner Kiz Rider in the cold case squad (a.k.a. the Open-Unsolved Unit), established by the PD''s new chief. Working on a case from 1988 in which a mixed-race teenager, Bosch and Rider uncover new evidence of involvement of a group of white supremacists, evidence that was supressed by Harry''s nemesis in the LAPD, Deputy Chief Irving. Watch for the cameo from a character in Connelly''s earlier book, VOID MOON. Good pacing, strong plotting and characterization, and an intriguing story, with the twists and turns Connelly''s readers have come to expect.


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LovelyLuisa Jun 22, 2012

"Nobody should grow old, but everybody should get the chance."


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