By Michael Connelly
Harry Bosch is assigned a murder name in South L.A. that takes him to Fortune Liquors, the place the chinese language proprietor has been shot to dying in the back of the counter in an obvious robbery.
Joined by way of participants of the department's Asian Crime Unit, Bosch relentlessly investigates the killing and shortly identifies a suspect, a la member of a Hong Kong triad. yet ahead of Harry can shut in, he will get the note that his younger daughter Maddie, who lives in Hong Kong along with her mom, is missing.
Bosch drops every little thing to trip around the Pacific to discover his daughter. may her disappearance and the case be hooked up? With the stakes of the research so excessive and so own, Bosch is up opposed to the clock in a brand new urban, the place not anything is at it sort of feels.
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