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Robert Crais - Author


Robert Crais is the author of the bestselling Cole & Pike novels. A native of Louisiana, Crais moved to Hollywood in the late 70s where he began a successful career in television, writing scripts for such major series as CAGNEY & LACEY, MIAMI VICE and HILL STREET BLUES. In the mid 80s, following his success with the TV buddy genre, Crais created a series of crime novels based around the characters Cole & Pike. In addition, Crais has also written several bestselling standalone thrillers. Robert Crais lives in Los Angeles with his wife and family.

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If you like Robert Crais you might also like to read books by Lee Child, Tom Cain and Andrew Grant.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Robert Crais

Suspect by Robert Crais
Suspect
Robert Crais
A cracking thriller with a difference for it is told from the points of view of both a dog, Maggie, and her handler, Scott. Strong on their relationship, the dog’s training and how each, when damaged, can help the other,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/03/2014
Taken by Robert Crais
Taken
Robert Crais
April 2013 Book of the Month. Another addictive, adrenaline fueled, breakneck adventure for Elvis Cole Private Detective and Joe Pike. A very dangerous man when roused especially when his best friend has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais
The Two Minute Rule
Robert Crais
Robert Crais is one of the very best of today’s crime writers and The Two Minute Rule will grip and intrigue those familiar with him and provide the perfect opportunity for new readers to discover the author who sets the standard...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 16/08/2012
The Sentry by Robert Crais
The Sentry
Robert Crais
A Maxim Jakubowski Great Male Crime Sleuth. For almost a dozen novels so far, Pike has acted as a sidekick for rock n'roll sleuth Elvis Cole in Crais' super-slick California thrillers. Now he has been given his own solo...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/03/2012
The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais
The Forgotten Man
Robert Crais
A new Elvis Cole novel which is always good news, and one that attempts to throw a little more light on his past. The converted will know exactly what I’m talking about, newcomers can’t help but be intrigued. I rate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
The Watchman by Robert Crais
The Watchman
Robert Crais
February 2008 Book of the Month.If you like high octane, relentless and hard-boiled crime thrillers this is the book for you. Joe Pike is an ex police man turned mercenary with a conscience....
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2011
The First Rule by Robert Crais
The First Rule
Robert Crais
Joe Pike is out for revenge and no cop, no bad guy, no one alive, is going to stop him.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2011
Chasing Darkness by Robert Crais
Chasing Darkness
Robert Crais
After taking a break from Elvis Cole, with The Watchman last year, Crais is back with his popular private investigator. Cole may be responsible for having got a murderer off the hook when the man’s body is discovered with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2008
The Watchman by Robert Crais
The Watchman
Robert Crais
If you like high octane, relentless and hard-boiled crime thrillers this is the book for you. Joe Pike is an ex police man turned mercenary with a conscience. As a favour to an old friend he agrees to protect a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2007
The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais
The Two Minute Rule
Robert Crais
Robert Crais is one of the very best of todayâs crime writers and The Two Minute Rule will grip and intrigue those familiar with him and provide the perfect opportunity for new readers to discover the author who sets the standard...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2006
The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais
The Forgotten Man
Robert Crais
Robert Crais is not just a novelist; heâs also written for TV for the likes of LA Law and Hill Street Blues. LAPD enlists the help of private investigator Elvis Cole, when an unidentified corpse turns up whose background and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2005

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