Michael Connelly

Who writes like Michael Connelly?

The Black Echo, published in 1992 and partly based on a true crime, was the first of Michael Connelly's novels featuring his popular recurring character, Los Angeles Police Department Detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch. If you liked the police action see authors below who are similar, or see also Legal Thriller writers.

USA police thrillers
Legal thrillers

Best-selling author Michael Connelly, whose character-driven police thriller mysteries about Harry Bosch have earned him a huge fan base, now also dominates the elite field of legal thrillers. The first of his tightly paced  impossible-to-put-down novels about Harry's half brother, criminal defense lawyer Mickey Haller - The Lincoln Lawyer - whose office is the back seat of his Lincoln Town Car - has just been filmed .

A subsequent sequel to this, The Brass Verdict, brought together Harry Bosch and Mickey Haller for the first time. The Reversal, Michael Connelly's new book for 2010 also features Mickey Haller and Harry Bosch.

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John Sandford

Who writes like John Sandford?

In 1989 John Camp wrote Rules of Prey and the publisher asked Camp to provide a pseudonym so it was published under the pseudonym of  "John Sandford".

  • The Prey Series
  • The Kidd Series
  • Virgil Flowers Series

The Prey series proved very popular, with its charismatic police protagonist Lucas Davenport, and subsequently all sequels have been published under the "John Sandford" name. The following writers may appeal to people who enjoy John Sandford due to the USA police thriller theme.

Rules of Prey and some other novels in John Sandfords various thriller series have legal themes including attorneys and legal issues. So people may also like the following legal thriller writers.

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