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The Late Show

(2017)
(The first book in the Renee Ballard series)
A novel by

 
 
An Amazon Best Book of 2017
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017
A South Florida Sun-Sentinel Best Mystery of 2017

#1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly introduces Renee Ballard, a fierce young detective fighting to prove herself on the LAPD's toughest beat--the Late Show.

Renee Ballard works the midnight shift in Hollywood, beginning many investigations but finishing few, as each morning she turns everything over to the daytime units. It's a frustrating job for a once up-and-coming detective, but it's no accident. She's been given this beat as punishment after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor.But one night Ballard catches two assignments she doesn't want to part with. First, a prostitute is brutally beaten and left for dead in a parking lot. All signs point to a crime of premeditation, not passion, by someone with big evil on his mind. Then she sees a young waitress breathe her last after being caught up in a nightclub shooting. Though dubbed a peripheral victim, the waitress buys Ballard a way in, and this time she is determined not to give up at dawn. Against orders and her partner's wishes, she works both cases by day while maintaining her shift by night.
As the investigations intertwine, Ballard is forced to face her own demons and confront a danger she could never have imagined. To find justice for these victims who can't speak for themselves, she must put not only her career but her life on the line.
Propulsive as a jolt of adrenaline and featuring a bold and defiant new heroien, The Late Show is yet more proof that Michael Connelly is "a master of the genre" (Washington Post).

Genre: Mystery    

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July 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 0-316-22598-3 / 978-0-316-22598-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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July 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 0-316-43992-4 / 978-0-316-43992-3 (USA edition)
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July 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4091-4554-9 / 978-1-4091-4554-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Paperback Editions

July 2018 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4555-2422-0 / 978-1-4555-2422-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4091-4755-X / 978-1-4091-4755-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Late Show Export
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4091-4754-1 / 978-1-4091-4754-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4555-2423-9 / 978-1-4555-2423-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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July 2017 : Paperback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-5387-4506-2 / 978-1-5387-4506-9
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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July 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4091-4753-3 / 978-1-4091-4753-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Audio Editions

July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4789-2155-2 / 978-1-4789-2155-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-61969-430-1 / 978-1-61969-430-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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July 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Late Show: Library Edition
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4789-9205-0 / 978-1-4789-9205-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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July 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4789-9206-9 / 978-1-4789-9206-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
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July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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July 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
ISBN: 1-4091-7088-8 / 978-1-4091-7088-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
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July 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited
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Kindle Editions

July 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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July 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Late Show
Author(s): Michael Connelly
Publisher: Orion
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