In his first case since he left the LAPD's Open Unsolved Unit for the prestigious Homicide Special
squad, Harry Bosch is called out to investigate a murder that may have chilling consequences for
A doctor with access to a dangerous radioactive substance is found murdered on the overlook
above the Mulholland Dam. Retracing his steps, Harry learns that a large quantity of radioactive cesium
was stolen shortly before the doctor's death. With the cesium in unknown hands, Harry fears the murder
could be part of a terrorist plot to poison a major American city.
Soon, Bosch is in a race against time, not only against the culprits, but also against the
Department of Homeland Security and the FBI (in the form of Harry's one-time lover Rachel Walling),
who are convinced that this case is too important for the likes of the LAPD. It is Bosch's job to prove
them all wrong.
Portions of The Overlook were originally serialized in the New York Times Sunday Magazine.
novel will include material that was not published in the magazine, including new characters and more
obstacles in Harry Bosch's path.
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