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The poet

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With his four Harry Bosch novels, Michael Connelly joined "the top rank of a new generation of crime writers" ( Los Angeles Times ). Now Connelly returns with his most searing thriller yet--a major new departure that recalls the best work of Thomas Harris ( Red Dragon , Silence of the Lambs ) and James Patterson ( Along Came a Spider ).

Our hero is Jack McEvoy, a Rocky Mountain News crime-beat reporter. As the novel opens, Jack's twin brother, a Denver homicide detective, has just killed himself. Or so it seems. But when Jack begins to investigate the phenomenon of police suicides, a disturbing pattern emerges, and soon suspects that a serial murderer is at work--a devious cop killer who's left a coast-to-coast trail of "suicide notes" drawn from the poems of Edgar Allan Poe. It's the story of a lifetime--except that "the Poet" already seems to know that Jack is trailing him....

Here is definitive proof that Michael Connelly is among the best suspense novelist working today.

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full_title poet
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lastUpdate 2018-03-14 04:19:27AM

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display_description When a Rocky Mountain News crime-beat reporter hears of his brother's suicide, he begins to investigate the phenomenon of police suicides. He decides the death is the work of a killer.
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subject_facet Journalists -- Colorado -- Denver -- Fiction, Journalists -- United States -- Fiction, McEvoy, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Police murders -- United States -- Fiction, Serial murders -- United States -- Fiction
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