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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, it builds nicely. Together they get involved in crime scenes and in particular one where Scott’s working and emotional partner was killed. It is a lovely idea, not one I’ve known of before and certainly one I hope this author will continue with. Highly recommended, especially for dog lovers for dedicated Crais fans may find it not quite tough enough!

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Synopsis

Suspect by Robert Crais

LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well. Eight months ago, a shocking late-night assault by unidentified men killed his partner Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty - until he meets his new partner. Maggie is not doing so well, either. A German shepherd who survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan sniffing out explosives before losing her handler to an IED. They are each other's last chance. Shunned and shunted to the side, they set out to investigate the one case that no one wants them to touch: the identity of the men who murdered Stephanie. What they begin to find takes them both on a journey through the darkest moments of their own personal hells. Whether they will make it out again, no one can say.

Reviews

Maggie is one gorgeous girl, altogether worthy of playing a leading role in SUSPECT, Robert Crais's heart-tugging novel about two wounded war veterans who nudge each other back to life after suffering a traumatic loss ... [Maggie] holds us captive, enthralled by Crais's perceptive depiction of her amazing capabilities. - NEW YORK TIMES

Not only exciting but also deeply moving. - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Thoroughly involving and skillfully presented ... A read-in-one-sitting thriller, plot- and character-driven in equal measures - BOOKLIST

About the Author

Robert Crais

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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Book Info

Publication date

25th March 2014

Author

Robert Crais

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
Books for the Boys
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Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9781409129646

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