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Two Kinds of Truth (Harry Bosch Novel #20) (Hardcover)

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Some of Connelly’s mysteries are far better than others; his latest is one of the best of the past decade. Harry Bosch, long since departed from the LAPD and in San Fernando working cold cases, is simulta- neously participating in a murder investigation connected to the pro- liferation of OxyContin-related crimes and defending himself from an accusation associated with his own past in L.A. with the help of his half-brother, attorney Mickey Haller. A murderer Bosch was responsible for putting on death row years before claims Bosch framed him and has evidence to prove it. As readers are shuttled back and forth between past and present, one case and the other, we are given a window into the world being created by the OxyCon- tin epidemic—not just physically but politically and fiscally as well—and also into the intricacies of forensic evidence. The action in the drug case is non-stop and heart-stopping, the legal machina- tions involved in attempting to disprove the supposed frame are fascinating, and Bosch’s relationship with his half-brother is as troublesome as ever. Couldn’t put it down. 

— From Betsy Burton

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Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael Connelly
An NPR Best Book of 2017A Times Critics' Top Book of 2017
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A South Florida Sun-Sentinel Best Mystery of 2017
An Amazon Book of the Month

Harry Bosch, exiled from the LAPD, is working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department when all hands are called out to a local drugstore, where two pharmacists have been murdered in a robbery. Bosch and the tiny town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead into the dangerous, big-business world of prescription drug abuse. To get to the people at the top, Bosch must risk everything and go undercover in the shadowy world of organized pill mills.
Meanwhile, an old case from Bosch's days with the LAPD comes back to haunt him when a long-imprisoned killer claims Harry framed him and seems to have new evidence to prove it. Bosch left the LAPD on bad terms, so his former colleagues are not keen on protecting his reputation. But if this conviction is overturned, every case Bosch ever worked will be called into question. As usual, he must fend for himself as he tries to clear his name and keep a clever killer in prison.
The two cases wind around each other like strands of barbed wire. Along the way, Bosch discovers that there are two kinds of truth: the kind that sets you free and the kind that leaves you buried in darkness.
Tense, fast-paced, and fueled by this legendary detective's unrelenting sense of mission, Two Kinds of Truth is proof positive that "Connelly writes cops better than anyone else in the business" (New York Post).

About the Author


Michael Connelly is the author of thirty previous novels, including #1 New York Times bestsellers The Late Show, The Wrong Side of Goodbye and The Crossing. His books, which include the Harry Bosch series and Lincoln Lawyer series, have sold more than sixty million copies worldwide. Connelly is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels and is the executive producer of Bosch, starring Titus Welliver. He spends his time in California and Florida. a.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316225908
ISBN-10: 0316225908
Publisher: Little Brown and Company
Publication Date: October 31st, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Harry Bosch Novel