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The Poet


Jack McEvoy specializes in death. As a crime reporter for the Rocky Mountain News, he has seen every kind of murder. But his professional bravado ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.167

Pretty good

by Willibrord on Apr 8, 2010

The Poet is not Michael Connelly's best work, and Jack McEvoy not his most compelling character. That said, the novel was truly suspenseful, though the "whodunnit" revelation somewhat forced.


not outstanding

by helenmccraw on Mar 17, 2010

"The Poet "was just O.K. I enjoyed it, but the books he has written more recently are much, much better. Maybe he just needed to mature more when he wrote this one.


Slow but sure

by hootie on Jul 16, 2009

Being the first time i have ever read Michael Connelly (being a James Patterson fan) I found it to be a bit slow in the first chapter but once this guy gets it in 4th gear ...strap in and hold on....This books had me ziggin and zaggin all the way to the last page....Never think you know the ending because he will throw you a curve every time...Great going to buy all of his books


Great Book

by Teal99 on Jun 24, 2009

First book of Connelly's that I ever read and thus far has been his best! I loved this book and its sequel. His books overall are always good, but this is my favorite.

by j59bc on Jul 28, 2007

liked the book. harry bosch was not in this one. i made the mistake and didn't read this one in order.

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