The Narrows

The Narrows

A Novel

Book - 2004
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FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years, the one that tells her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer who wove lines of poetry in his hideous crimes--and apparently he has not forgotten her.
Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch gets a call, too--from the widow of an old friend. Her husband's death seems natural, but his ties to the hunt for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Arriving at a derelict spot in the California desert where the feds are unearthing bodies, Bosch joins forces with Rachel. Now the two are at odds with the FBI...and squarely in the path of the Poet, who will lead them on a wicked ride out of the heat, through the narrows of evil, and into a darkness all his own...
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, c2004
ISBN: 9780446611640
0446611646
9781455550708
Branch Call Number: CONN
Characteristics: 404 p. : 23 cm

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Dreamstime
Apr 02, 2017

Wow. Oh Wow! What a fantastic story. Harry Bosch and his FBI friend pursue the Poet, a former FBI agent who is a sociopathic killer. The last thirty pages or so was the best conclusion of any crime fighter story I have ever read. Wow. Put on your seat belt.

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QED
Mar 05, 2014

Very entertaining book and creative story line. Worth taking the time to read and you will enjoy the ending!!

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c210flyer
May 21, 2013

Connelly is a good writer and this book is no exception. 8 of 10 for me.

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nidus
Jun 19, 2012

The Narrows continues a theme from a previous book. Connally's characters are in several books and sometimes the plots continue. This book is neither better nore worse than the usual bosch fare, which is to say that it is a compelling read.

gwsuperfan Aug 24, 2010

One of the better Harry Bosch novels. A fitting end to Terry McCaleb, and to the Poet.

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RazorSteel
Jul 04, 2009

This Poet sequel (with some reference to Blood Work) is another great Harry Bosch thriller. Bosch finds himself working with an FBI agent (against his better judgment), though he later discovers some unexpected benefits. He also makes a decision that will affect his future. Author Michael Connelly put together another great page-turner.

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