By Michael Connelly
Harry Bosch is assigned a murder name in South L.A. that takes him to Fortune Liquors, the place the chinese language proprietor has been shot to demise in the back of the counter in an obvious robbery.
Joined by way of participants of the department's Asian Crime Unit, Bosch relentlessly investigates the killing and shortly identifies a suspect, a la member of a Hong Kong triad. yet earlier than Harry can shut in, he will get the be aware that his younger daughter Maddie, who lives in Hong Kong together with her mom, is missing.
Bosch drops every little thing to trip around the Pacific to discover his daughter. may perhaps her disappearance and the case be attached? With the stakes of the research so excessive and so own, Bosch is up opposed to the clock in a brand new urban, the place not anything is at it sort of feels.
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Just a vibration mode. Intermittent for video, continuous for audio. Alternating for both. ’’ He beamed. ‘‘Wide-range circuitry that detects transmitters operating on frequencies from fifty megahertz to three gigahertz. Plus it’s got an internal antenna that picks up the horizontal oscillator frequency radiated by video cameras. I’ve optimized it for the PAL standard, which is what you’re most likely to encounter, but I can change it to NTSC or SECAM if you want. Reception isn’t great because it’s so small, so you won’t be able to tell where the bug or camera is, only that one is there.
Defense Department’s Total Information Awareness Initiative. Juki Net assigns every Japanese citizen an eleven-digit identification number, and links that number to the person’s name, sex, address, and date of birth. The government maintains that no other information will be compiled. Few people believe that, and there have already been abuses. I considered. As Tatsu noted, if word got out, the efficacy of the camera network would be compromised. But there was more. ’’ I asked. He nodded. ‘‘Yes.
It was his way of acknowledging that I knew what he was up to, meaning it was useless for him to keep at it, and that he would now get to the point. ‘‘Fukuoka was too small,’’ he said. ‘‘Sapporo, too remote. Nagoya was too close to Tokyo. Hiroshima was possible because the atmosphere is good, but I thought the Kansai region more likely because it’s less distant from Tokyo, to which I guessed you might want to maintain some proximity. That meant Kyoto, possibly Kobe. ’’ ‘‘Because . ’’ He shrugged.
9 Dragons (Harry Bosch, Book 15) by Michael Connelly