The Black Ice (A Harry Bosch Novel)

4.05 avg rating
( 47,077 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781455519651: The Black Ice (A Harry Bosch Novel)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Narcotics officer Cal Moore's orders were to look into the city's latest drug killing. Instead, he ends up in a motel room with a fatal bullet wound to the head and a suicide note stuffed in his back pocket. Working the case, LAPD detective Harry Bosch is reminded of the primal police rule he learned long ago: Don't look for the facts, but the glue that holds them together. Soon Harry's making some very dangerous connections, starting with a dead cop and leading to a bloody string of murders that wind from Hollywood Boulevard to the back alleys south of the border. Now this battle-scarred veteran will find himself in the center of a complex and deadly game-one in which he may be the next and likeliest victim.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

It should have been his case. But the LAPD brass are all over the crime scene so fast that Detective Harry Bosch scarcely gets a look at the body before the case is taken out of his hands. The corpse in the motel room is identified as that of a narcotics officer who'd been missing for several days. Rumor has it that Internal Affairs had been after him, that he'd crossed over, fronting a new drug called black ice that has infiltrated from Mexico. As the media mount a frenzy of speculation, the police department hastily declares the death a suicide. Bosch isn't so sure. The note - "I found out who I was" - is cryptic at best. The motel room has clearly been wiped clean of all fingerprints except the victim's. And the cop's widow, a strong and lovely woman who blames herself for not knowing her husband better, brings out the idealist in Harry. He starts his own investigation, working without authorization or backup, and it takes him deep into the L.A. night and then across the Mexican border to Mexicali. The dead narc's childhood in the Mexicali barrio is one of many keys Bosch must turn as he plunges into mysteries of identity and enters a game far more complex and lethal than just drug smuggling.

From the Inside Flap:

The BookcassetteŽ format is a special recording technique developed as a means of condensing the full, unabridged audio text of a book to record it on fewer tapes. In order to listen to these tapes, you will need a cassette player with balance control to adjust left/right speaker output. Special adaptors to allow these tapes to be played on any cassette player are available through the publisher or some US retail electronics stores.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781455550623: The Black Ice (Harry Bosch)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1455550620 ISBN 13:  9781455550623
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing, 2013
Softcover

9780316153829: The Black Ice (Harry Bosch)

Little..., 1993
Hardcover

9780316120401: The Black Ice (A Harry Bosch Novel)

Little..., 2010
Softcover

9780446613446: The Black Ice (Harry Bosch)

Vision, 2003
Softcover

9780312952815: The Black Ice (Harry Bosch)

St Mar..., 1996
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Connelly, Michael
Published by Grand Central Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 1455519650 ISBN 13: 9781455519651
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grand Central Publishing, 2012. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111455519650

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 43.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Michael Connelly
Published by Grand Central Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 1455519650 ISBN 13: 9781455519651
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grand Central Publishing, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1455519650

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 63.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Connelly, Michael
Published by Grand Central Publishing
ISBN 10: 1455519650 ISBN 13: 9781455519651
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grand Central Publishing. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1455519650 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0620818

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Connelly, Michael
Published by Grand Central Publishing (2012)
ISBN 10: 1455519650 ISBN 13: 9781455519651
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grand Central Publishing, 2012. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1455519650

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 114.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds