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Name: Michael Connelly
Born: 21 July, 1956
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Resides: Sarasota, Florida, USA
First book: The Black Echo
Previous employment: Newspaper reporter
Fun fact #1: The first scene in Echo Park is reputed to be set in the High Tower Apartment that Connelly rented and worked in.
Fun fact #2: Michael’s most famous character, Hieronymus Bosch, is named after a fifteenth century painter whose work was particularly violent.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- The Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award
- The RBA International Prize for Crime Writing
- The Dilys Award
Michael Connelly Book List & Suggested Book Order
Michael Connelly Biography
Michael Connelly was born on the 21st of July in 1956, which was a Saturday. For those readers interested in all things astrologically, that means his star sign is Cancer, which is one of the Water signs.
Michael was the second child born to a property developer father, also known as Michael, and a homemaker mother who was named Mary (who had a fondness for crime fiction, hint, hint). He has four siblings. The family lived in Philadelphia, a large city with a population of over 1.5 million (six million in the metro area) and which is located in Pennsylvania, a state in the United States of America.
When Michael was 12 years old, the family moved to Fort Lauderdale, a city of around 166,000 people in Florida (Florida is the 'dangly bit' on the bottom right of the US. [You'll be surprised to learn that I did not study to be a cartographer, so 'dangly bit' is not a technical term]). In Florida, Michael attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School. In his late teens, he had a job as a dishwasher and drove a beat-up Volkswagen.
Wanting to further his education, Michael went on to study at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Initially, he was studying building construction, so…
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- Harry Bosch series in order
- Harry Bosch short stories in order
- Mickey Haller books in order
- Terry McCaleb, Jack McEvoy...
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Michael Connelly Interview
Harry Bosch author Michael Connelly discusses his favourite books and favourite writers and goes on to say how they have influenced him in the way that he now constructs his own plots and builds his characters, which enables him to write such compelling thrillers.
Why Read the Michael Connelly Harry Bosch Books in Order?
Detective Harry Bosch series creator, Michael Connelly is based in Florida, a southern state in the United States. Michael has written other highly successful series such as the Mickey Haller books, the Jack McEvoy books and the Terry McCaleb books, however, it's Bosch that has really captured readers' hearts. With 26 titles in the series to date, there's plenty to go at for newcomers to this riveting series.
This Michael Connelly book list not only gives all the Michael Connelly books in chronological order, but will let you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Michael intended.
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