Michael Connelly

  • All that Jazz: Everything counts for ‘Bosch’ at the thin blue finish line…

    When a New Year’s Eve arson attack leaves an immigrant family dead, the press label the youngest victim the ‘the little tamale girl’. But to Harry Bosch she has a name and he is determined she won’t be just another forgotten casualty and the face of an unsolved case. ...
  • Bosch’s ‘final’ season to burn up screens for Amazon in June…

    We now have a firm date and some of the first footage for what will be the last series of Bosch on its current Amazon Prime Video platform. The series, based on the character created by Michael Connelly and featuring in over two decades worth of novels, is/was the first...
  • Netflix signs up ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ to series…

    A while ago it looked as if COVID had sidelined plans for a televisions series based around Michael Connelly’s Lincoln Lawyer series of novels. Connelly had already had major success with an ongoing adaptation of his Bosch novels, with the Amazon Prime series of the same name due to...
  • Court in the Act: Connelly’s latest tackles ‘Innocence’ in 2020…

    Attorney Mickey Haller has just won another case and is in the mood to celebrate. But on the way home from a subsequent party, he is pulled over by the police in what he presumes is an annoying but arbitrary event – after all, he wasn’t speeding and he’s...
  • Despite appeal, ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ won’t get day in CBS court…

    Despite the critical success of Amazon Studios‘ Bosch (featuring Titus Welliver) and the considerable talent initially assembled for A+E Studios/CBS‘ proposed series based on author Michael Connelly’s other successful character Mickey Haller aka ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’, it appears the latter will now not be going forward at CBS. Even...
  • ‘The Night Fire’: Bosch and Ballard feel the burn…

    Decades ago, when Harry Bosch was still a rookie detective his mentor was  John Jack Thompson, a man who taught him some of the earliest lessons of his career. Now, years later Thompson has just passed away – but his widow tells Harry she has a ‘murder book’ of...
  • Like a Bosch. Amazon primes Connelly’s cop for sixth run…

    Michael Connelly’s most recent ‘Harry Bosch‘ novel Dark Sacred Night, published by Orion, just hit the UK and international shelves (and we reviewed it here) and there’s more good news for the veteran cop and his creator with the confirmation coming today that the Amazon Prime series based on...
  • Dark (Sacred) Night Returns: Bosch & Ballard cross paths…

    A year ago, Harry Bosch made a promise to himself and a forlorn mother that he would solve the cold-case murder of her daughter, Daisy. The mother, Elizabeth Clayton, attempting to resist the pain-numbing lure of the streets on which Harry had found her and which claimed Daisy, is...
  • Bosch - Two Kinds of Truth

    ‘Truth’ and Consequences: Still Boom and Bosch…

    Like many of Connelly’s recent Bosch outings, there are essentially two cases or narratives  circling through Two Kinds of Truth, but though the publicity blurb promises that  – once again – they’ll dovetail together, there’s resolutions to both that doesn’t mean they collide in an unlikely fashion. Bosch finds...