Connelly: The Black Echo

This 1992 debut novel of Michael Connelly, and of his classic police detective character, Harry (Hieronymus) Bosch, is nothing short of genius. Harry is a rebel in every way, but his motives are good. We know that the road to hell can be paved with good intentions, and Harry reflects at one point that he …

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BACK – to FitzGerald Press Blog

Sorry I've been away, readers. Day job is crazy-busy, home-improvement projects, COVID-follies galore and more. Thanks to my followers, many of whom read some older posts they may have missed, and to some new followers, who read/liked some posts they'd newly discovered. I'll try to provide some consistency for a good while, but am working …

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Unlike the News: Good Cop/Good Cop

True Blue is possibly the best Baldacci I've read, in fact, one of the best mystery thrillers overall. Why? It is a seamless blend that intersperses wry romantic humor, familial loyalty, and intrigue. There are good guys and bad guys, but the line gets uncomfortably drawn between them now and then. One machination required a …

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