cover image The Black Echo

The Black Echo

Michael Connelly. St. Martin's Press, $7.99 (418pp) ISBN 978-0-312-95048-4

Connelly transcends the standard L.A. police procedural with this original and eminently authentic first novel, featuring Hieronymus (aka Harry) Bosch, a former hero cop exiled to the small-time Beverly Hills force. In July, Little, Brown will publish a sequel, Black Ice . (July)