I bought both the first and second novels in Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch series, both as good as any of the later novels.
The Black Ice starts with an apparent suicide of a narcotics officer in Los Angeles.
It was rumored that he had been involved in the selling of a new drug called “Black Ice”.
As the L.A. police higher-ups converge on the scene to protect the department from scandal, Harry Bosch inserts himself into the investigation.
The trail he follows leads to Mexican drug gangs operating across the border while he gets attracted to Calexico Moore’s widow as the case progresses. …