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Blood work: Terry McCaleb Series, Book 1

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Thanks to a heart transplant, former FBI agent Terrell McCaleb is enjoying a quiet retirement, renovating the fishing boat he lives on in Los Angeles Harbor. But McCaleb's calm seas turn choppy when a story in the "What Happened To?" column of the LA Times brings him face-to-face with the sister of the woman whose heart now beats in his chest. From her, McCaleb learns a terrible truth: that the donor of his heart was not killed in an accident, as he'd been told, but was murdered.

Wracked with guilt over the fact that he's alive because another human being was killed, McCaleb embarks on a private investigation of his donor's murder--a crime as horrific as anything he ever encountered as a serial killer investigator for the FBI.

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Grouping Title blood work
Grouping Author connelly michael
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author Michael Connelly
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display_description From the #1 bestselling author of the Harry Bosch and the Lincoln Lawyer series and who "is the master of the universe in which he lives" (Huffington Post), comes the gripping novel that inspired the film starring Clint Eastwood.
When Graciella Rivers steps onto his boat, ex-FBI agent Terrell McCaleb has no idea he's about to come out of retirement. He's recuperating from a heart transplant and avoiding anything stressful. But when Graciella tells him the way her sister, Gloria, was murdered, Terry realizes he has no choice. Now the man with the new heart vows to take down a predator without a soul. For Gloria's killer shatters every rule that McCaleb ever learned in his years with the Bureau-as McCaleb gets no more second chances at life...and just one shot at the truth.
*Winner of the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière- International Category
*Winner of the Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel
*Winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Heart -- Transplantation -- Patients -- Fiction, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction, Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Serial murders -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction, Serial murders -- Fiction
title_display Blood work
title_full Blood Work Terry McCaleb Series, Book 1, Blood work / Michael Connelly, Blood work [sound recording] / Michael Connelly
title_short Blood work
title_sub Terry McCaleb Series, Book 1
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Heart, Patients, Private investigators, Serial murders, Thriller, Transplantation