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21 JUL 1956

Michael Connelly born in the city of Phil­a­del­phia. Fam­ily move to Florida when he is 12. His mother in­tro­duces him to crime fic­tion.


Be­comes a crime reporter at the LA

Times, moves to California with his wife. Lives in the build­ing in the film of The Long Good­bye.

21 JAN 1992

De­but novel The

Black Echo, about LAPD de­tec­tive and Viet­nam vet Harry Bosch. It wins the Edgar award for best first novel.

9 AUG 2002

Re­lease of Blood

Work, Clint East­wood star­ring and di­rect­ing. Connelly’s 1998 novel was in­spired by a friend who had a heart trans­plant.

21 SEP 2009

Connelly makes the first of his guest ap­pear­ances in Cas­tle, as one of mystery writer Richard Cas­tle’s fel­low authors and poker bud­dies.

18 MAR 2011

Re­lease of The Lin­coln Lawyer, star­ring Matthew Mcconaughey. It is based on Connelly’s first le­gal thriller, pub­lished in 2005.

6 FEB 2014

The Ama­zon Bosch TV pilot star­ring Ti­tus Wel­liver as Connelly’s de­tec­tive de­buts on­line. Show is later re­newed for a sec­ond and third sea­son.

18 OCT 2016

Pub­li­ca­tion of The Wrong Side Of

Good­bye, a Bosch novel also fea­tur­ing Mickey Haller. The au­dio­book is nar­rated by Ti­tus Wel­liver.

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