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Connelly opens his latest novel with Harry Bosch walking across the soft cemetery grounds, his cane aiding him during his recovery from a recent knee operation following the events of last year s Dark Sacred Night sinking into the grass as he approached the final resting spot of John Jack Thompson.Back in the day, as a young detective, Bosch was trained by John Jack, who specialized in bringing young investigators along and showing them the ropes Now, after a long and distinguished career with the LAPD, John Jack is dead but he left one final case for his former prot g to crack.Back at Thompson s house following the funeral, John Jack s widow instructs Harry to have a look around his office There, he finds a Read the rest of this review here True heroes are hard to come by Michael Connelly knows how to stir up the action thicker than gravy as he once again proves he s the master of thrillers.The Night Fire deals with an angry ex cop who goes on a rampage and throws a lawyer off the roof and kills founding partner or so the story goes.The Black Widow ahhh now I might have your attention Bosch and Ballard on another murder case that stemmed from the mentor s passing and the murder book he left behind from his widow.That murder book deals with an unsolved murder of a young man who was found dead in the alley used for drug deals.Now how on Earth does it all connect now you ask Well folks perhaps this might help G.C and cashSpecifically money talks and Bs walks but you know duty free is where it s at and hey what s a good story w o some transactions taking place.If you ask the woman in charge The only mistake I have ever made came from trusting men So there you have it..Do yourself a favor and get a copy of this new work as you won t surely forget it I guess there is not even any pretense any that this is going to be about Renee Ballard This series has now gone Ballard and Bosch all the way PityI love Harry but I wish Ballard could have had her turn She was such an interesting character Perhaps Connelly thought the series would have sold better with Bosch included, and was not willing to let Ballard s series build a fan base.I ll still happily read it, of course, but disappointed I ll try the sample and decide afterwards Somehow I have the feeling as if this Ballard woman will be the equivalent to Angie from the Grant series don t like her but she just refuses to vanish. [ Read Book ] ♹ The Night Fire (Renée Ballard, #3) ⚖ Harry Bosch and LAPD Detective Renee 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 Now that mentor, John Jack Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his widow hands Bosch a murder book that Thompson took with him when he left the LAPD 20 years before the unsolved killing of a troubled young man in an alley used for drug deals Bosch brings the murder book to Ren e Ballard and asks her to help him find what about the case lit Thompson s fire all those years ago That will be their starting point The bond between Bosch and Ballard tightens as they become a formidable investigation team And they soon arrive at a worrying question Did Thompson steal the murder book to work the case in retirement, or to make sure it never got solved Best Bosch Ballard team up yet .Reading first 5 chapters nowAwesome. What can I say Nobody does it better Reading the newest Connelly book is like catching up with the family Once again Bosch teams up with Renee Ballard and solves several cases Without a doubt, this held my interest as I savored every page The cases are all fascinating and only by their diligent digging does the connection become clear I always need logical closure in my novels and Connelly manages to pull it all together At my age, I appreciate a senior citizen super hero, like Bosch, knee replacement and all I really enjoyed every moment and love the fact that Connelly gave us a hint about the next Bosch Ballard bookcan t wait Thank you Netgalley for this terrific read. Honestly, some folks can t write a single plot line with one protagonist Michael Connelly manages several in his newest, The Night Fire, with Bosch and Ballard doing a smooth, slow dance with crisp, strong lines that criss cross over each other, but never get knotted up or muddied How does he do it Thanks to the publisher and to NetGalley and to Michael Connelly for the opportunity to read and review this title Such a pleasure to read NightFire Netgalley I read THE NIGHT FIRE in two days it was that good Harry Bosch and Ren e Ballard work together with synergy on a cold case inherited from a Harry s recently deceased mentor, a suspicious of a homeless man by arson, a case tried by Mickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer and Harry s half brother I received pre publication access thanks to NetGalley.