A retired FBI agent investigates the death of heart transplant donor.
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Michael Connelly has been attracting fans by the droves with his hard-boiled, edgy thrillers. A former crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Connelly combines a poet's ear for language with a deep understanding of the criminal mind to create dark, dramatic stories that raise the thriller genre to a new level.
In Blood Work, Connelly introduces a new character, Terry McCaleb, who was a top man at the FBI until a heart ailment forced his early retirement. Now he lives a quiet life, nursing his new heart and restoring the boat on which he lives in Los Angeles Harbor. Although he isn't looking for any excitement, when Graciela Rivers asks him to investigate her sister Gloria's death, her story hooks him immediately: the new heart beating in McCaleb's chest is Gloria's.
As McCaleb investigates the evidence in the case, the suspected randomness of the crime gives way to an unsettling suspicion of a twisted intelligence behind the murder. Soon McCaleb finds himself on the trail of a killer more horrifying than anything he ever encountered before.From the Inside Flap:
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Book Description Little, Brown Company, United States, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 170 x 106 mm. Language: English Brand New Book. Blood Work -- that s what Terrell McCaleb used to call his job at the FBI. Until a heart condition forced him to take early retirement, he headed all investigations of serial murders in the Los Angeles area. Now he is recovering from a heart transplant operation and leads a quiet life. But McCaleb s calm seas turn rough when a story in the L.A. Times brings him face-to-face with Graciela Rivers, a darkly intriguing woman who hooks him with the story of her sister s unsolved murder. Against doctor s orders and his own better judgement, McCaleb agrees to take up the case. Soon Terry is on the trail of a killer whose crimes are more baffling and horrifying than anything he has ever encountered. It s a mind-bending, breakneck case that leads McCaleb into the darkest place he s ever known, unsure whether he even wants to survive his own investigation. Bookseller Inventory # KNV9780446602624
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Book Description Grand Central Publishing. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0446602620 Recuperating from a heart transplant, retired FBI agent Terrell McCaleb learns that his heart donor was a woman heinously murdered by a predator the likes of which he has never known. By the author of The Poet. Reprint. Bookseller Inventory # 4151302
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Book Description Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. 108mm x 24mm x 172mm. Mass Market Paperback. A retired FBI agent investigates the death of heart transplant donor. Thanks to a heart transplant, retired FBI agent Terry McCaleb has a new lease on life. But his plan for ea.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 528 pages. 0.249. Bookseller Inventory # 9780446602624