Bestselling novelist who created LAPD detective Harry Bosch.
His interest in crime and mystery novels developed when at age sixteen, he witnessed a man throw a gun into the bushes near his house, before running off.
He was once the President of the Mystery Writers of America from 2003 to 2004.
Married Linda McCaleb in April 1984.
American President Bill Clinton was photographed with his book, The Concrete Blonde.