It’s a brave new world. Chicago cop turned private investigator Michael Kelly is racing to save his city from a deadly new foe: a biological weapon unleashed underground. When a lightbulb falls in a subway tunnel, it releases a pathogen that could kill millions. And the most audacious page-turner yet from an emerging modern master.
We All Fall Down Michael Kelly Series Book 4 #ad - . Hospitals become morgues. While the mayor postures, people begin to die, especially on the city’s grim West Side. L trains are converted into rolling hearses.
The Third Rail Michael Kelly Series Book 3Vintage #ad - An hour later, a second woman is killed as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Then, a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack. A woman is shot as she waits for her train to work. The city of chicago is under siege, former cop turned private investigator, and Michael Kelly, happens to be on the scene when all hell breaks loose.
Kelly’s brassy investigating and razor-sharp instincts lead him into an intricate plot involving a retired cop, a shady train company, and a quietly ticking weapon nestled deep in the city’s underbelly. But when his girlfriend—the gorgeous judge Rachel Swenson—is abducted, Kelly realizes that the only way he’s going to find the killer is to excavate his own stormy past.
The Governor's Wife: A novel Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - And some of them could get Michael Kelly killed. The governor’s wife is a hard-eyed look at the intersection of the political and the personal, at the perils of trusting even those closest to us, and the collateral damage of our highest aspirations. P. I. Kelly’s investigation begins with the woman Ray Perry left behind—his wife, Marie.
Michael kelly is sitting in his office when he gets an anonymous e-mail offering to pay him nearly a quarter of a million dollars if he will find Perry, no questions asked. What he finds is a woman who turns out to be even more intriguing than her husband, with her own deeply complicated reasons for standing by him.
Everyone in chicago has secrets, including the governor’s wife. Some of them she kept to herself. Stylish, knock-out suspense from a modern master. Some of them she shared with her husband. It’s been two years since disgraced Illinois governor Ray Perry disappeared from a federal courthouse in Chicago moments after being sentenced to thirty-seven years in prison on corruption charges.
The Governor's Wife: A novel Michael Kelly Series #ad - Ostracized by her former friends and hounded by the feds, Marie tells Kelly she has no idea where her husband is. In the latest installment in michael harvey’s beloved Michael Kelly series, Chicago’s favorite Ovid-reading, gun-toting private investigator takes on Illinois’s first family in a blistering thriller that charts the border where ambition ends and evil begins.
The Fifth Floor: A Michael Kelley Novel Michael Kelly Series Book 2Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Kelly becomes embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night Chicago burned to the ground. Life, however, is not so simple. Private detective Michael Kelly returns in a lightning-paced, intricately woven mystery. The trail leads to a dead body in an abandoned house on Chicago's North Side and then to places Kelly would rather not go: specifically, City Hall's fabled fifth floor, where the mayor is feeling the heat.
Along the way, he finds himself framed for murder, before finally facing a killer bent on rewriting history. When kelly is hired by an old girlfriend to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature.
The Chicago Way Michael Kelly Series Book 1Vintage #ad - To close the case, kelly will have to face the mob, a serial killer, his own double-crossing friends, and the mean streets of the city he loves. But when the partner turns up dead, kelly enlists a team of his savviest colleagues to connect the dots between the recent murder and the cold case it revived: a television reporter whose relationship with Kelly is not strictly professional; his best friend from childhood, a forensic DNA expert; and an old ally from the DA's office.
Private detective michael Kelly is hired by his former partner to solve an eight-year old rape and battery case long gone cold.
The Innocence GameVintage #ad - As the evidence mounts, the three classmates find themselves drawn into web of distrust, deceit, and corruption that will lead from the grittiest corners of Chicago and to the shores of Lake Michigan. But two chilling clues delivered to Jake's house suggest that the killer is still very much alive, in fact, and, in their midst.
His alleged killer was murdered decades ago in jail. A cold case is about to do supernova and three students will learn the price of innocence. At northwestern's renowned journalism school, Ian Joyce has been invited to participate in a prestigious seminar that investigates wrongful convictions and forgotten cases.
The Innocence Game #ad - With only two other classmates--beautiful, ten-year-old skylar Wingate, last seen walking home from school, strong-willed Sarah Gold and enigmatically brilliant Jake Havens--he begins to investigate the long-ago murder of a young boy, his body discovered three days later in a forest preserve.
Pulse: A NovelEcco #ad - It's a story to get lost in. Stephen king“harvey’s lethal imagination is cranked to eleven in this one. Detectives “bark” Jones and Tommy Dillon are assigned to the case. Looking for a terrific read? I highly recommend PULSE. His best yet by far. Superb!” — lee childthe story of a boston murder that defies all expectations—optioned for film by 21 Laps, the company behind Stranger Things and ArrivalBoston, 1976.
In a small apartment above kenmore square, sixteen-year-old Daniel Fitzsimmons is listening to his landlord describe a seemingly insane theory about invisible pulses of light and energy that can be harnessed by the human mind. The veteran partners thought they’d seen it all, but they are stunned when Daniel wanders into the crime scene.
Pulse: A Novel #ad - . Even stranger, daniel claims to have known the details of his brother’s murder before it ever happened. He longs to laugh with his brother harry about it, but Harry doesn’t know he’s there—he would never approve of Daniel living on his own. Even on the rough streets of 1970s Boston, Jones and Dillon have never had a case like this.
Pulse is a novel laced with real danger and otherworldly twists—a master class by an endlessly gifted writer.
Brighton: A NovelEcco #ad - He and his buddy bobby Scales had just committed heinous violence for what they thought were the best of reasons. Thing is, you gotta kill it first. Kevin pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of Brighton—was fifteen when he left town in the back of his uncle’s cab. Suddenly, kevin’s headed home—to protect a friend and the secret they share.
Then he learns his old friend is the prime suspect in a string of local murders. Bobby would stay and face the music; Kevin’s future would remain bright as ever. An extraordinary thriller—gripping, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, haunting, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders.
Brighton: A Novel #ad - You came back here to bury your past. Kevin didn’t want a pass, but he was getting it anyway. At least that was the way things were supposed to work, except in Brighton things never work the way they’re supposed to. Twenty-six years later, Kevin is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist for the Boston Globe.
To report this story to the end and protect those he loves, he must face not only an elusive, slippery killer, but his own corrupted conscience. A powerhouse of a thriller, brighton is a riveting and elegiac exploration of promises broken, debts owed, and old wrongs made right .
Michael Harvey Thrillers 2-Book Bundle: The Chicago Way, The Fifth Floor Michael Kelly SeriesVintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - The chicago way: pi michael kelly—usually persona non grata with law enforcement—is hired by his former partner, John Gibbons, to look into the rape and battery case John was instructed to leave open eight years earlier. The very next day, Kelly finds Gibbons dead. The ensuing investigation takes kelly to places he’d rather not go, where he gets embroiled in a scam that stretches from current politics back to the night of Chicago’s Great Fire, specifically to City Hall, to face a killer bent on rewriting history.
. Here are his first two explosive neo-noir thrillers, the chicago Way and The Fifth Floor, the latest installment, with a bonus excerpt from We All Fall Down, together in one eBook, due out in hardcover in summer 2011. See why michael harvey’s tough-talking, ex-cop-turned- private investigator Michael Kelly has been called Chicago’s answer to Raymond Chandler.
Michael Harvey Thrillers 2-Book Bundle: The Chicago Way, The Fifth Floor Michael Kelly Series #ad - To close both cases, a serial killer, Kelly will have to face the mob, and something rotten behind police lines. The fifth floor: when pi kelly is hired by an girlfriend to trail an abusive husband, he doesn’t expect to stumble across a corpse—and perhaps the answer to one of Chicago’s most enduring mysteries.
Unidentified Woman #15: A McKenzie Novel Mac McKenzie series Book 12Minotaur Books #ad - Now mckenzie has to try to identify the grievously injured woman, find out who tied her up and dumped on the freeway to die. The injured woman awakens with no memories—not of the accident, not of anything—and is labeled by the police as Unidentified Woman #15. Mckenzie avoids hitting the body, a bound woman who is just barely alive, but his stopped car in the middle of the road starts a chain of accidents, resulting in a thirty-seven car pile-up.
And why. During one of the first heavy snows of the winter, rushmore McKenzie is behind a truck behaving erratically when the man in the truck bed dumps a body out onto the road, on the Interstate outside the Twin Cities, right in front of McKenzie's car. With few leads, mckenzie's former partner and old friend Bobby Dunston, the detective in charge, turns to McKenzie for a favor.
Unidentified Woman #15: A McKenzie Novel Mac McKenzie series Book 12 #ad - . By the time the time the police arrive, and the EMTs and ambulances have taken care of the immediate injuries, the truck is long gone.
The Night Fire Renée Ballard Book 3Little, Brown and Company #ad - As she begins her inqueries -- while still working her own cases on the midnight shift -- Ballad finds aspects of the initial investigation that just don't add up. The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team. And they soon arrive at a disturbing question: did thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved? Written with the intense pacing and masterful suspense that have made Michael Connelly "the hard-boiled fiction master of our time" NPR, The Night Fire continues the unofficial partnership of two fierce detectives determined not to let the fire with burn out.
A new york times book review best crime novel of the yeara crimereads best crime novel notable selection harry bosch and lapd detective renée ballard come together again on the murder case that obsessed Bosch's mentor, the man who trained him-new from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case.
The Night Fire Renée Ballard Book 3 #ad - Now that mentor, and his widow gives bosch a murder book, is dead, John Jack Thompson, one that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD twenty years before -- the unsolved killing of a troubled young man. Bosch takes the murder book to detective Renée Ballard and asks her to help him discover what about this crime lit Thompson's fire all those years ago.