Michael Connelly Book List

Harry Bosch series

1. The Black Echo (1992)
2. The Black Ice (1993)
3. The Concrete Blonde (1994)
4. The Last Coyote (1995)
5. Trunk Music (1997)
6. Angels Flight (1999)
7. A Darkness More Than Night (2001) – also featuring Terry McCaleb and Jack McEvoy
8. City Of Bones (2002)
9. Lost Light (2003)
10. The Narrows (2004) – also featuring Rachel Walling and Terry McCaleb plus a short appearance by Cassidy Black.
11. The Closers (2005)
12. Echo Park (2006) – also featuring Rachel Walling
13. The Overlook (2007) – also featuring Rachel Walling
14. 9 Dragons (2009) – also including Mickey Haller
15. The Reversal (2010) – also including Mickey Haller

Mickey Haller series

1. The Lincoln Lawyer (2005)
2. The Brass Verdict (2008) – featuring Harry Bosch and Jack McEvoy
3. The Reversal (2010) – also featuring Harry Bosch

Other novels

The Poet (1996) – featuring Jack McEvoy and Rachel Walling
Blood Work (1998) – featuring Terry McCaleb
Void Moon (2000) – featuring Cassie Black
Chasing the Dime (2002) – featuring Henry Pierce
The Scarecrow (2009) – featuring Jack McEvoy and Rachel Walling

Short stories

"Two-Bagger" – in Murderers' Row (2001) and The Best American Mystery Stories 2002 (2002).
"Cahoots" – in Measures of Poison (2002)
"After Midnight" – in Men from Boys (2003)
"Christmas Even" – in Murder...and All That Jazz (2004); a Harry Bosch story (partner: Jerry Edgar)
"Cielo Azul" – in Dangerous Women (2005); a Harry Bosch and Terry McCaleb story (backstory to A Darkness More than Night)
One story published anonymously in The Secret Society Of Demolition Writers (2005)
"Angle of Investigation" – in Plots with Guns (2005) and The Penguin Book Of Crime Stories (2007) – continuation of The Closers; with Harry Bosch (partner: Kiz Rider)
"Mulholland Dive" – in Los Angeles Noir (2007), and Prisoner of Memory (2008)
"Suicide Run" – in Hollywood and Crime (2007)
"One Dollar Jackpot" – in Dead Man's Hand (2007)
"Father's Day" – in The Blue Religion (2008); a Harry Bosch story (partner: Ignacio Ferras)

As Editor

The Best American Mystery Stories 2003 (2003) – collected short stories.
Murder In Vegas (2005) – collected short stories.
In the Shadow of the Master (2009) – collected short stories by Edgar Allan Poe re-written by current mystery writers including Sue Grafton and Stephen King

Non Fiction

Crime Beat (2006), collected journalism from the Sun-Sentinel and Los Angeles Times

Recurring Characters

Every character on this list, including those who have been the main characters of their own books, has appeared in a Harry Bosch book.

Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch – a Los Angeles Police Department detective who retired and became a private investigator for a couple of novels, before returning to LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit, a fictional unit based on LAPD's actual Cold Case Homicide Unit, and later the Robbery Homicide Division (RHD) Homicide Special Unit.

Michael "Mickey" Haller – criminal defense attorney; Harry Bosch's half-brother

Terrell "Terry" McCaleb – former FBI agent (deceased)
Jack McEvoy – crime reporter, brother of one of the Poet's victims
Cassidy "Cassie" Black – burglar and ex-con
Rachel Walling – FBI agent, who dated Bosch and now dates McEvoy

Each of these characters has appeared in at least two novels of Connelly's books.

Irvin S. Irving – former LAPD Deputy Chief and Bosch's chief nemesis in the department; now an L.A. city councilman
Francis "Frankie" Sheehan – Bosch's original partner in Robbery-Homicide Division (deceased)
Jerry "Jed" Edgar – Bosch's former partner in Hollywood Homicide squad; now a detective leader there
Kizmin "Kiz" Rider – Bosch's former partner in Hollywood Homicide squad and the RHD Open-Unsolved Unit; now an aide to the L.A. chief of police
Ignacio "Iggy" Ferras – Bosch's former partner in the RHD Homicide Special Unit (deceased)
John Chastain – former LAPD Internal Affairs detective (deceased)
Harvey "Ninety-Eight" Pounds – Bosch's ex-supervisor in Hollywood Homicide squad (deceased)
Lieutenant Grace "Bullets" Billets – Pounds' successor as Bosch's supervisor in Hollywood Homicide squad
Eleanor Wish – ex-FBI agent, ex-con and Bosch's ex-wife, mother of Bosch's daughter Maddie; moved to Hong Kong (deceased)
Robert "Bob" Backus – ex-FBI agent; the serial killer "The Poet" (deceased)
Roy Lindell (aka "Luke Goshen") – FBI agent
Janis Langwiser – a criminal defense attorney
Keisha Russell – Los Angeles Times reporter, now based in D.C., who occasionally provided information for Bosch; McEvoy's ex-wife
Thelma Kibble – Cassie Black's parole officer
Maddie Bosch – daughter of Bosch and Eleanor Wish; now lives with Bosch in L.A.

Film & TV
Michael Connelly was one of the creators and executive producers of Level 9, a science fiction action TV series that aired for 13 episodes in the 2000-2001 season on the UPN television network.

His novel Blood Work was adapted into a film in 2002 with a screenplay by Brian Helgeland and direction by Clint Eastwood, who also played the lead role.

As of 2009, a film based on the novel Void Moon is in pre-production, with a screenplay by playwright Michael Cristofer, and Connelly himself co-wrote the screenplay for The Equalizer, a pre-production film adaptation of the TV series.

Connelly was the subject of the 2004 video documentary Blue Neon Night: Michael Connelly's Los Angeles. He also made a guest appearance as himself in the ABC comedy/drama TV series Castle.

Source: Wikipedia contributors, 'Michael Connelly', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 10 May 2010, 01:00 UTC,

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