The Wrong Side of Goodbye
Author: Michael Connelly Publisher: Grand Central Publishing ISBN: 9781455541522
DETECTIVE Harry Bosch cracks open a dead soldier’s footlocker and finds a time capsule from Vietnam: books, a Zippo lighter, a cassette recorder and a roll of developed film stashed inside a camera.
This scene in Connelly’s latest thriller, The Wrong Side of Goodbye, is pivotal for the iconic Los Angeles homicide detective.
Now retired and ostracised from the Los Angeles Police Department, Bosch is trying his hand at private investigation, albeit with no office.
He is summoned to a powerful security company operated by a former LAPD commander, who asks him to locate a child he may have fathered with a Mexican girl who disappeared after becoming pregnant in 1950.
However, a secret organisation is going all out to stop him from finding the child
Meanwhile, Bosch is also investigating a new case involving a vicious serial rapist targeting Hispanic women.
Bosch is convinced that the key to stopping the rapist lies in determining how he chooses his targets.
Swift, unpredictable and thrilling, Connelly continues to amaze and intrigue with his storytelling skills in this book.