We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
Call anytime(888) 283-5051
Angels Flight: A Harry Bosch Novel | [Michael Connelly]

Angels Flight: A Harry Bosch Novel

An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive - and the dead man's enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous - that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry's year-old Vegas marriage is unraveling. And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high-profile L.A. murder case, one where every cop had a motive. The question is, did any have the guts?
Regular Price:$19.98
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive - and the dead man's enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous - that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry's year-old Vegas marriage is unraveling. And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high-profile L.A. murder case, one where every cop had a motive. The question is, did any have the guts?

©1999 Hieronymus Inc. (P)2013 Hachette Audio

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.3 (612 )
5 star
 (293)
4 star
 (254)
3 star
 (45)
2 star
 (12)
1 star
 (8)
Overall
4.4 (551 )
5 star
 (292)
4 star
 (210)
3 star
 (36)
2 star
 (8)
1 star
 (5)
Story
4.2 (544 )
5 star
 (263)
4 star
 (204)
3 star
 (39)
2 star
 (25)
1 star
 (13)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Oenophile Nc 06-05-13
    Oenophile Nc 06-05-13

    In vino veritas

    HELPFUL VOTES
    78
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    176
    35
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    3
    3
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Much improved"
    Would you listen to Angels Flight again? Why?

    I have all the Connelly books that Audible has made available and have listened to them all several times. The Bosch character has developed over the years through the series in a very intriguing manner.


    What did you like best about this story?

    This book, as most of the books in the series, shows Harry as a well-developed character: an intelligent but deeply flawed man; dedicated to his job. He solves most of his cases, but makes mistakes along the way.

    I like that Bosch is not presented as a Superman. He gets the job done through hard work and attention to detail. He is intelligent, but not omniscient.


    What aspect of Peter Giles’s performance would you have changed?

    Mr Giles did a nice job with the narration. I had previously tried to listen to this book with the Burt Reynolds recording but could not get through even one chapter. I prefer Dick Hill's rendition of Bosch's partner Edgar, but the narration was mostly good.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The scene in which Bosch discovered the body of his friend and former partner, Frankie, on his balcony was moving. You could feel Harry's grief and sense of responsibility and loss.


    Any additional comments?

    I thoroughly enjoyed the Bosch series and, to a lesser extent, the Haller series by Mr Connelly.

    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Janels Highlands Ranch, CO, United States 08-25-13
    Janels Highlands Ranch, CO, United States 08-25-13 Member Since 2002
    HELPFUL VOTES
    157
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    257
    120
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    44
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Suffers from poor narration"

    So distracting is this narrator that it interferes with the enjoyment of the story. The narrator makes every sentence hyper-dramatic, and has the annoying habit of putting emphasis on the wrong words, and pauses that actually change the meaning of the written word. He also ends too many sentences almost like a question--raised tone. Harry is in a personal and professional quandary, and it is a tight plot. Because of the sheer circumstances of the plot, it isn't necessary to overly dramatize the characterizations. Also, this is another narrator that makes Harry unbearably gravelly-voiced.

    When I could unscramble the ambiguous meanings of sentences with inappropriate pauses and inflections, the story was one of the more challenging for Harry, and creates a lot of background about how th LAPD had to evolve post Rodney King, the effects on the police and politics of the department.

    I eventually enjoyed the book, in spite of the narration, but it did make me long for monotonous narration--which I ordinarily don't like.

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Diana Perris, CA, United States 10-02-13
    Diana Perris, CA, United States 10-02-13
    HELPFUL VOTES
    50
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    158
    59
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    8
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "narrator ruined it for me"

    I am listening to Harry Bosch in order and the first 5 were narrated by one of the best-Dick Hill. Peter Giles maybe a good narrator, I have never read anything narrated by him previously but he has these voices all wrong. harry sounds like he needs a throat lozenge and Edgar, really-really!!! Makes him sound like a 25 year old white surfer. I am still listening because I like the story line and I feel its important to read series in order. I was sad to scroll through the rest of the Bosch series and see Dick Hill doesn't read another one.

    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Fanne Santa Cruz, CA, United States 06-21-13
    Fanne Santa Cruz, CA, United States 06-21-13 Member Since 2011

    Say something about yourself!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    99
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "This is my fave "harry bosch" ever"

    I am not sure why it took so long to have this released as an audio book, but I suspect it might have something to do with the "kiddie porn"aspect. not sure. regardless, as soon as I saw that it had been released, i dove right in. There was a lot to learn about Harry in this book, and the plot was so strong that it led me right through the book. Thanks to Michael Connelly. Peter Giles, the reader, was excellent. Just a really nice listen.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Robert Puyallup, WA, United States 06-13-13
    Robert Puyallup, WA, United States 06-13-13 Member Since 2007
    HELPFUL VOTES
    7
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    39
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Bosch is back"

    I thought this was the best story of the series so far. Peter Giles does a good job of narrating, but prefer Dick Hill's "voices" on the earlier books.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Matt E 05-10-14
    Matt E 05-10-14 Member Since 2012
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Worst Performance I have ever Listened to"
    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    All of the Bosch books I have read so far are very good, but the narrarator makes this one not worth listening to. Listening to the voice of the narrarator is chore, and very dissapointing. This recording should be replaced, there is no doubt about it.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    R. Pontiflet Fairfield, CA USA 02-08-14
    R. Pontiflet Fairfield, CA USA 02-08-14 Member Since 2013

    retired writer

    HELPFUL VOTES
    102
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    91
    73
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    31
    15
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another Good Connelly!"

    The narrator of this book, Giles, was good but Hill is a much better performer...The plot of this novel is a good one with the usual murders but also with child porno included. It also has the usual twists and turns Bosch's novels are known for. Enjoyable. I would recommend.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lynn MARS HILL, NC, United States 11-11-13
    Lynn MARS HILL, NC, United States 11-11-13 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Love the Harry Bosch Novels"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Angels Flight to be better than the print version?

    Yes because there is nothing like an audio book for cross country car trips. Also, I work from home so I have a book playing while I work and the time just flies by.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Not crazy about this narrator. Really miss these books being narrated by Dick Hill who did a outstanding job. Peter Giles sounds like the character Napoleon Dynamite reading this book.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Tracey Chambersburg, PA, United States 07-14-13
    Tracey Chambersburg, PA, United States 07-14-13 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    9
    9
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another Harry winner"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes- although I would have them start at the beginning og the series! My first two were completely out of sequence.. Now I'm going back to the beginning and doing them all. I have a long drive to/from work so I'm hooked on audible!,,


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Yes although this is the first book that I found the end a little disappointing.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    marcotte15 08-14-14
    marcotte15 08-14-14
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    12
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Awesome Story - horrible narrator"
    What made the experience of listening to Angels Flight the most enjoyable?

    As always, the Harry Bosch Series is amazing. Great detective novels.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Peter Giles’s performances?

    Absolutely not, unless there's no other option for a narrator for a book I want to listen to. He sounds like a surfer dude in most of it and is just such a change from Dick Hill. Most of his characters sound the same.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-10 of 23 results PREVIOUS123NEXT

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.