By Michael Connelly
Harry Bosch is assigned a murder name in South L.A. that takes him to Fortune Liquors, the place the chinese language proprietor has been shot to demise at the back of the counter in an obvious robbery.
Joined by means of contributors of the department's Asian Crime Unit, Bosch relentlessly investigates the killing and shortly identifies a suspect, a la member of a Hong Kong triad. yet earlier than Harry can shut in, he will get the note that his younger daughter Maddie, who lives in Hong Kong together with her mom, is missing.
Bosch drops every thing to trip around the Pacific to discover his daughter. may well her disappearance and the case be attached? With the stakes of the research so excessive and so own, Bosch is up opposed to the clock in a brand new urban, the place not anything is at it sort of feels.
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The cloth’s pattern had a meaning also: White and black represented the Balinese duality of gods and demons, good and evil. Kicking off her sandals, Moira stepped onto the square stone in front of the shrine, put her palms together at forehead height, and bowed her head. “I didn’t know you were a practicing Hindu,” Bourne said when she was finished. Moira picked her sandals up, swung them at her side. ” She gave him a wry smile. ” They had booked the evening alone at the beach club. Towels were waiting for them, as well as frosty glasses of mango lassi, and pitchers of tropical juices and ice water.
The water was warm, as soft on the skin as velvet. Across the dark beach, hermit crabs went about their sideways business, and here and there bats could be seen winging in and out of a cave at the other end of the beach, just beyond a finger of rocks, part of the western half of the crescent cove. Afterward they drank their mango lassis in the pool, guarded by a huge grinning wooden pig with a medallioned collar and a crown behind its ears. ” They swam laps, then came together at the end of the pool over-hung by a magnificent frangipani tree with its buttery white and yellow blossoms.
She laughed. ” Swifts darted like bats from tree to tree, or skimmed the surface of the highest pool. The muted crash of the surf lulled them from below. Moments ago two small Balinese girls had presented them with a handful of fresh blossoms in a bowl of palm leaves they had woven by hand. Now the air was perfumed with the exotic scents of frangipani and tuberose. Moira turned to him. ” Bourne, his eyes half closed, was dreaming of another life—his life—but the images were dark and murky, as if seen through a projector with a faulty bulb.
9 Dragons (Harry Bosch, Book 15) by Michael Connelly