The Narrows

The Narrows

A Novel

eBook - 2004
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FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years, the one that tells her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer who wove lines of poetry in his hideous crimes--and apparently he has not forgotten her. Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch gets a call, too--from the widow of an old friend. Her husband's death seems natural, but his ties to the hunt for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Arriving at a derelict spot in the California desert where the feds are unearthing bodies, Bosch joins forces with Rachel. Now the two are at odds with the FBI...and squarely in the path of the Poet, who will lead them on a wicked ride out of the heat, through the narrows of evil, and into a darkness all his own.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2004
Edition: 1st eBook ed
ISBN: 9780759510722
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (442 p.)


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Aug 16, 2019

The intersection of multiple investigations -- really interesting -- as well as that betwen Bosch and Walling. And of course, once everything is tied up, that wonderful Connelly denouement. Bosch's moral compass and dedication to his mission are strong and intact -- a big plus.

May 24, 2018

Michael Connelly's book series of Harry Bosch are outstanding. Each book that I start I find myself lost in the story and have a difficult time putting it down and staying away from it. Therefore, I usually end up reading the novel from start to finish within a day or two at most. Since I am not an avid reader and would rather watch a DVD movie or series that says a lot about what I think about this writer's series the Bosch series. So far I have read over 8 novels of the bosh series and cannot wait to get the next book. I would recommend you start with the first book, The Black Echo and continue in the way the books were written as the author will carry on with the story of Bosch the LAPD detective. However, it is not necessary as each book is good on their own and you will be able to follow the story line. It only took me about 30 pages to get directly into the mind of the author and his fantasy of these fiction stories. Highly recommend the Bosch series. Just to add, his books have been made into movies such as Blood Work with Clint Eastwood, The Lincoln Lawyer with Matthew McConaughey and then a TV series Bosch. However, I believe the books are better than the TV series which says a lot as I am not an avid reader. So far I believe The Concrete Blonde is his best novel of the series which is the Third Book of the series.

Apr 02, 2017

Wow. Oh Wow! What a fantastic story. Harry Bosch and his FBI friend pursue the Poet, a former FBI agent who is a sociopathic killer. The last thirty pages or so was the best conclusion of any crime fighter story I have ever read. Wow. Put on your seat belt.

Mar 05, 2014

Very entertaining book and creative story line. Worth taking the time to read and you will enjoy the ending!!

May 21, 2013

Connelly is a good writer and this book is no exception. 8 of 10 for me.

Jun 19, 2012

The Narrows continues a theme from a previous book. Connally's characters are in several books and sometimes the plots continue. This book is neither better nore worse than the usual bosch fare, which is to say that it is a compelling read.

gwsuperfan Aug 24, 2010

One of the better Harry Bosch novels. A fitting end to Terry McCaleb, and to the Poet.

Jul 04, 2009

This Poet sequel (with some reference to Blood Work) is another great Harry Bosch thriller. Bosch finds himself working with an FBI agent (against his better judgment), though he later discovers some unexpected benefits. He also makes a decision that will affect his future. Author Michael Connelly put together another great page-turner.


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