Del Mar- Monday September 12th at 11 am - First Mondays Book Group - Reads and Discusses "The Dark Hours" by Michael Connelly


Diesel Del Mar First Mondays Book Group!

Join us on Monday September 12th at 11 am (Not first Monday due to Labor Day)

Come and Discover Great California Writing!

To join the book group, please email

This month's book is

The Dark Hours by MIchael Connelly 

There’s chaos in Hollywood at the end of the New Year’s Eve countdown. Working her graveyard shift, LAPD Detective Renée Ballard waits out the traditional rain of lead as hundreds of revelers shoot their guns into the air. Only minutes after midnight, Ballard is called to a scene where a hardworking auto shop owner has been fatally hit by a bullet in the middle of a crowded street party.

Ballard quickly concludes that the deadly bullet could not have fallen from the sky and that it is linked to another unsolved murder—a case at one time worked by Detective Harry Bosch. At the same time, Ballard hunts a fiendish pair of serial rapists, the Midnight Men, who have been terrorizing women and leaving no trace.

Determined to solve both cases, Ballard feels like she is constantly running uphill in a police department indelibly changed by the pandemic and recent social unrest. It is a department so hampered by inertia and low morale that Ballard must go outside to the one detective she can count on: Harry Bosch. But as the two inexorable detectives work together to find out where old and new cases intersect, they must constantly look over their shoulders. The brutal predators they are tracking are ready to kill to keep their secrets hidden.

This meeting will be held at 11:00 am on September 12th
at Diesel, A Bookstore in Del Mar.
Masks are required.

Event date: 
Monday, September 12, 2022 - 11:00am
Event address: 
Diesel, A Bookstore Del Mar
12843 E Camino Real Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92130
The Dark Hours (A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel #3) By Michael Connelly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538708477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 5th, 2022

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