Before you see him brought to life on screen, experience the written Bosch

13 Jul 2015 - 11:07 PM  UPDATED 30 Jul 2015 - 10:24 AM

Before the TV series, there were Michael Connelly’s best-selling crime novels. So if you’re not already a fan, here’s a taste of the written words that started it all.

The first series of Bosch is based on elements from three of Michael Connelly’s books - City of Bones, The Concrete Blonde and Echo Park.

Click through below to experience some sample chapters from of each of the books, and perhaps a little preview of what’s in store for Harry Bosch on the screen.

City of Bones (2002)
When the bones of a young boy are found, Harry is drawn into a case that brings up dark memories.
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The Concrete Blonde (1994)
Four years ago, Harry Bosch shot notorious serial killer 'The Dollmaker'. Now the case has come back to haunt him...
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Echo Park (2006)
Bosch reopens the hunt for a psychotic killer who stalked the streets of Los Angeles years before.
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Bosch continues Wednesdays 9.40pm on SBS.