Most widely held works about Robert Crais
Most widely held works by Robert Crais
The two minute rule by Robert Crais ( Book )
77 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,743 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the murder of his estranged police officer son on the day of his own release from prison, former bank robber Max Holman launches a renegade investigation and discovers that the chief suspect is being wrongfully targeted by the LAPD.
The watchman by Robert Crais ( Book )
78 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,721 libraries worldwide
Working as a bodyguard for a spoiled federal witness, Joe Pike hatches a desperate plan to disappear with the woman in the underworld of Los Angeles and turn on her would-be killers, an effort in which he enlists the help of private investigator Elvis Cole.
The forgotten man : a novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
68 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,648 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Elvis Cole learns that the body of a stranger who claimed to be his father has been discovered, a situation that prompts him to team up with partner Joe Pike to unveil dark secrets surrounding Cole's past.
The last detective by Robert Crais ( Book )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,625 libraries worldwide
When the son of his long-time girlfriend, Lucy, goes missing, Elvis Cole finds himself encumbered by his personal demons, the dark secrets of his childhood, and long-supressed memories of his service in Vietnam.
Hostage by Robert Crais ( Book )
80 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 2,548 libraries worldwide
Former LAPD hostage negotiator Jeff Talley takes a job as chief of police in a small town far from the city, but his peaceful life is overturned when three young men, fleeing a robbery, invade a local home and take a family hostage.
The first rule by Robert Crais ( Book )
45 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,519 libraries worldwide
Frank Meyer had the American dream--until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside. The police think Meyer was hiding something very bad, but Joe Pike does not. With the help of Elvis Cole, Pike sets out on a hunt of his own--an investigation that quickly entangles them both in a web of ancient grudges, blood ties, blackmail, vengeance, double crosses, and cutthroat criminals.
Chasing darkness : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
64 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,519 libraries worldwide
Elvis was a hero when he cleared an innocent man of a murder charge. But when that innocent man is found dead three years later holding photos of the victim, Elvis is the one on trial.
Demolition angel by Robert Crais ( Book )
70 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 2,472 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles police department bomb squad vet Detective Carol Starkey must overcome devastation of a bomb that injured her, killed her partner/lover, to stop serial bomber targeting bomb techs.
The sentry by Robert Crais ( Book )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,194 libraries worldwide
Dru Rayne and her uncle are Louisiana refugees who relocated to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina. Now, five years after the storm, their struggling restaurant faces a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle beaten by a neighborhood gang intent on extorting protection money, he offers his own brand of protection. But neither Dru nor her uncle want his help--and neither do the federal agents mysteriously watching their store.
L.A. requiem by Robert Crais ( Book )
57 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
A woman is shot while jogging in Los Angeles and her father, a rich Hispanic who does not trust the police, hires PI Joe Pike. But the police do not trust Pike, a former policeman who made many enemies and the result is conflict.
Sunset express : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
52 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy entrepreneur is accused of murdering his girlfriend in Los Angeles, wisecracking private eye Elvis Cole is hired to prove that the evidence was corrupted and becomes suspicious about the defense attorney's motivations.
Indigo slam : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
56 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
Seattle PI Elvis Cole is hired by three children who want to make sure their father is still alive. He went into hiding, pursued by Russian counterfeiters on whom he squealed.
Voodoo River by Robert Crais ( Book )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
In Los Angeles, PI Elvis Cole is hired by a TV star, an adopted child, to find her biological parents for information on the family's medical history. The assignment takes him to Louisiana where he stumbles on an illegal immigration ring.
The monkey's raincoat by Robert Crais ( Book )
47 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
When Ellen Lang's husband Mort disappears with their son, she hires Elvis Cole to track him down. At the same time as police find Mort in his parked car with four gunshots in his chest--and no kid in sight--Ellen disappears. It's up to Elvis Cole and Joe Pike to find the connection between sleazy Hollywood players and an ex-Matador.
Free fall by Robert Crais ( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Elvis invetigates a case that erupts in gang violence.
Stalking the angel by Robert Crais ( Book )
48 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,399 libraries worldwide
Bradley Warren had lost something very valuable, something that belonged to someone else: a rare thirteenth century Japanese manuscript called the Hagakure. Everything PI Elvis Cole knew about Japanese culture he'd learned from reading Shogun, but he knew a lot of crooks and what he didn't know, his sociopathic sidekick Joe Pike did. Together their search begins in LA's Little Tokyo and the nest of the notorious Japanese mafia, the Yakuza, and leads to a white knuckled adventure filled with madness, murder and sexual obsession just another day's work for Elvis Cole.
Lullaby town by Robert Crais ( Book )
46 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Hollywood's newest wunderkind is peter Alan Nelsen, the brilliant, erratic director known as the King of Adventure. His films make billions, but his manners make enemies. What the boy king wants, he gets, and what Nelsen wants is for Elvis to comb the country for the airhead wife and infant child the film-school flunkout dumped en route to becoming the third biggest filmmaker in America. it's the kind of case Cole can handle in his sleep-until it turns out to be a nightmare.
SunsetExpress : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
Elvis is hired by a high-profile attorney to investigate the death of a megamillionaire's wife. The defense is basing its case on the theory that evidence was planted at the scene by a fallen star in the LAPD who could use a celebrity conviction as her ticket back to the fast track. When the people Elvis contacted begin dying, he senses something is terribly wrong.
L.A. requiem : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The body of a young woman is discovered in the hills above L.A.. Just another murder? Or a death that will rip apart a family and destroy the friendship between private investigator Elvis Cole and former police officer Joe Pike.
The two minute rule / Robert Crais by Robert Crais ( Book )
in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
FOur Los Angeles police officers are gunned down in cold blood. When the hit is exposed as a revenge killing and the question of police corruption is raised, it becomes a father's last duty to clear his son's name and catch the killer.
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