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Crais, Robert

Overview
Works: 262 works in 1,945 publications in 15 languages and 86,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Crime films  Police films  Screenplays  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.R264, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Robert Crais
 
Most widely held works by Robert Crais
The watchman by Robert Crais( Book )

61 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To pay back an old debt, Pike is coerced into protecting Larkin Barkley, a hard-partying young heiress whose life is in danger after a "wrong place wrong time" encounter that quickly escalates and spins out of control. The enemy is shadowy, violent and relentless -- but the fierce, focused Pike, one of the strongest characters in modern crime fiction, is equal to the challenge
The first rule by Robert Crais( Book )

52 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Meyer had the American dream until the day a Professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside
The two minute rule by Robert Crais( Book )

59 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,075 WorldCat member 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
Chasing darkness : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais( Book )

51 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,907 WorldCat member 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
Suspect by Robert Crais( Book )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to reclaim his career after the devastating murder of his partner eight months earlier, LAPD cop Max Kent is teamed with a traumatized military canine named Maggie who assists Max in an effort to track down his late partner's killer
The last detective by Robert Crais( Book )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,757 WorldCat member 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
The forgotten man : a novel by Robert Crais( Book )

54 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Los Angeles, 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
Demolition angel by Robert Crais( Book )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad veteran detective Carol Starkey must overcome the devastation of a bomb that injured her and killed her partner/lover in order to stop a serial bomber targeting bomb techs
Hostage by Robert Crais( Book )

61 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,063 WorldCat member 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
L.A. requiem by Robert Crais( Book )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Joe Pike's former lover is found dead at a reservoir in the Hollywood Hills, he and private investigator Elvis Cole are brought in by the woman's father, a rich Hispanic who does not trust the police, to monitor the police investigation. But Pike is no stranger to the men and women in the LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide Division, at least one of whom has been harboring a long-buried desire for revenge
Sunset express : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais( Book )

41 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife 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 )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los Angeles PI Elvis Cole is hired by three children who want to make sure their father, Clark Hewitt, is still alive. Hewitt went into hiding, pursued by Russian counterfeiters on whom he squealed. The investigation takes Elvis to Hewitt's hometown, Seattle, where he runs afoul of both the newly emerging Russian Mafia and U.S. Federal Marshals
Voodoo River by Robert Crais( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,967 WorldCat member 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 onto an illegal immigration ring
Free fall by Robert Crais( Book )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis Cole investigates a case that erupts in gang violence in South Central Los Angeles
The promise by Robert Crais( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case -- until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown. Meanwhile, LAPD officer Scott James and his patrol dog, Maggie, enter an abandoned building to locate an armed and dangerous thief, only to discover far more than they expected: The fugitive is dead, the building is filled with explosives, and Scott and Maggie are assaulted by a hidden man who escapes in the chaos, all as a bloodied Joe Pike watches from the shadows. Soon, Scott and Maggie find themselves targeted by that man, and, as their case intertwines with Elvis and Joe's, joining forces to follow the trail of the missing woman as well. From inner-city drug traffickers to a shadowy group of Afghan war veterans with ties to a terrorist cell, the people they encounter on that trail add up to ever-increasing odds, and soon the four of them are fighting to find the woman not only before she is killed but before the same fate happens to one of them
Lullaby Town by Robert Crais( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member 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
Hostage by Florent Siri( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Willis stars as Jeff Talley, a big-city hostage negotiator who voluntarily trades trauma for house calls when he becomes Chief of Police in a sleepy town. But when a random crime escalates into a deadly standoff, Talley finds himself thrust into a situation far more volatile and terrifying than anything he could ever imagine
 
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Alternative Names
Kress, Roberts

Robert Crais Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Robert Crais amerikansk författare och manusförfattare

Robert Crais amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar

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Robert Crais amerykański autor powieści sensacyjno-kryminalnych

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Robert Crais sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

Robert Crais US-amerikanischer Kriminalschriftsteller

Крайс, Роберт

Крейс, Робърт

קרייס, רוברט

קרייס, רוברט, 1953-

روبرت كريس، 1953-

크레이스, 로버트 1954-

クレイス, ロバート

ロバート・クレイス

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The first ruleThe two minute ruleChasing darkness : an Elvis Cole novelThe last detectiveThe forgotten man : a novelDemolition angelHostageL.A. requiem