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Michael Connelly

Caged: A Serial Killer Novel With a Difference

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Caged is not your typical serial killer novel. “A few years ago,” says Ellison Cooper, “I was looking for something to read and jokingly told my partner that I wished there were a crime thriller that incorporated neurology, archaeology, and dogs. It was like being struck by lightning. I couldn’t boot up my computer fast enough.” The book features an FBI Special Agent named Sayer Altair, a woman with the FBI’s Critical Incident Response Group, responsible for investigating such events as school shootings, random gunmen, and serial killings. But her interest in the latter is very particular – she is also a neuroscientist studying the neurology of violence. Is it possible to pinpoint something specific in the brain? Is there any way to predict…

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Michael Connelly on His Journey to Novel and Television Fame

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Michael Connelly is best known for his Harry Bosh detective novels and his Lincoln Lawyer series. He has also written several stand alone novels, produced television shows based on his work, appeared as himself in television dramas and Clint Eastwood even turned one of his novels into a movie! “I took a long way through college,” says Connelly. Had he not, the world may have never discovered one of the best detective novelists of our time. He took an 18-month hiatus from his college studies at the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he struggled with the construction engineering curriculum. “It was the family line. I like that work.” During his hiatus he wrestled with what he wanted to do.…

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Michael Connelly Sits Down with Roxanne Coady

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In this episode that you do not want to miss, Roxanne Coady sits down with Michael Connelly, the author of the highly renowned novel The Late Show, as well as many of his other world-famous novels (he’s written thirty!) The former crime reporter speaks with Coady about being the Executive Producer of the TV series Bosch, now on its fourth season, and some of his favorite characters. He also…

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Writer’s Bone Podcast Interviews Best-Selling Author Michael Connelly

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In 2013, Sean Tuohy came to Daniel Ford with an idea some years after a meeting at a Halloween party where they hit it off immediately.  Daniel saw Sean in his Clark Kent costume and professed his love of Superman and a friendship was born. Though their podcast wasn’t officially started that night, they talked about their favorite things like writing, screenwriting, books, movies, comedy, and comic books. Not long after the groundwork was laid for the podcast, all they needed was a name. They developed many in the process: from 2 Gentleman Writers and Hemingway’s Love Children, to Scotch & Scribes and finally… Writer’s Bone! Daniel and Sean feel that they are in the middle of something very big…

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