Book Review: The Crossing

thecrossingFive StarsRetired LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half-brother defense attorney Mickey Haller investigate a murder Haller is convinced his client did not commit. Along the way, Bosch crosses lines he never wanted to face, including involving his former partner in spite of the risk to both her reputation and career.

Connelly keeps the pace moving in this compelling crime thriller. Details from 2015 headlines regarding events in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland, as well as references to real life Matthew McConaughey’s portrayal of Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer draw contemporary readers into the story, keeping the pages turning.

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