Join The DESERT STAR Book Club

Desert Star Book Club

Watch Michael Connelly in conversation with his longtime editor. They’ll be having a deep-dive discussion about the writing and editing of the book, the character developments and plot twists, answering questions from book club members, and talking about what comes next. This online Crowdcast event will be at 8pm ET on Tuesday, December 6.  It is free and open to anyone who wants to read the book and join. Can’t make it then or in the wrong time zone? Don’t worry, we’ll send you a link to watch a recording of the event. You’ll also be given a chance to ask questions in advance. 

Bosch & Ballard Are Back In DESERT STAR – Out Now

Desert Star

Desert Star is now available in the USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

“At this point, Connelly could be forgiven for phoning it in, but his latest entry in the Bosch canon is as sharp as his first.” – The Washington Post


“ranks up there with Connelly’s best”

“One of the best books of the year”

“a gift to fans”


Read more reviews of Desert Star.

Excerpt: Read Chapter 1 Of DESERT STAR

Bosch had the pills lined up on the table ready to go. He was pouring water from the bottle into the glass when the doorbell rang. He sat at the table, thinking he would let it go. His daughter had a key and never knocked, and he wasn’t expecting anyone. It had to be a solicitor or a neighbor, and he didn’t know any of his neighbors anymore. Keep reading…