The Drop by Michael Connelly

d-MCI am currently reading this Exciting Crime thriller featuring intrepid LAPD detective Harry Bosch, who is given two cases to solve. One Case from 1989 has evidence linking a brutal murder of a young woman to a convicted rapist named Clayton Pell. However what should be a water-tight case is thrown into disarray when the Detectives realise Pell was only only eight years old at the time of the murder.

Harry Bosch also has to solve another mystery, which at first looks like an apparent suicide, when he is asked to investigate the case of a man who jumped – or was pushed – from a window. The victim’s father is Councilman Irvin Irving, who dislikes Harry intensely and has been intent on destroying His career for years. Now for reasons unknown Irving wants Harry to head up the investigation.

Whilst investigating the two Homicides Harry uncovers traces of two of the city’s deepest secrets: a killer operating for as many as three decades without being detected, and a conspiracy that goes back into the dark history of the police department …

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