Crime Beat: A Decade of Covering Cops and Killers (Paperback)
Before Michael Connelly became a novelist, he was a crime reporter, covering the detectives who worked the homicide beat. In these vivid, hard-hitting pieces, Connelly leads the reader past the yellow police tape as he follows the investigators, the victims, their families and friends--and of, course, the killers--to tell the real stories of murder and its aftermath.
MichaelConnelly is the author of thirty-seven previous novels, including #1 NewYorkTimes bestsellers Desert Star, TheDarkHours, and The Law of Innocence. His books, which include the Harry Bosch series, the Lincoln Lawyer series, and the Renée Ballard series, have sold more than eighty million copies worldwide. Connelly is a former newspaper reporter who has won numerous awards for his journalism and his novels. He is the executive producer of three television series: Bosch, Bosch:Legacy, and TheLincolnLawyer. He spends his time in California and Florida.