Michael Connelly is an American author of detective novels and other crime fiction, notably those featuring LAPD Detective Hieronymus Harry” Bosch and criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller. His books have been translated into 36 languages and have won many awards. Michael’s served as president of the Mystery Writers of America organization in 2003 and 2004. In addition to his literary work, he was one of the creators, writers, and consulting producers of Level 9, a TV show about a task force fighting cyber crime, that ran on UPN in the Fall of 2000. He lives with his family in Florida.