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 adventure and he takes it by the scruff of the neck. After witnessing a bout of gang violence, Pike is drawn into a case that involves post-Katrina New Orleans, drugs lords, contract killers and rogue federal agents. A force of nature, the seemingly sociopathic Pike, ex-marine and LAPD cop, is a gun-laden taciturn loner whose sense of justice and fairness it's best not to offend.
After the nightmare of Hurricane Katrina, Dru Rayne and her uncle relocated to Los Angeles. Five years later, their struggling restaurant faces a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle beaten by a neighbourhood gang, 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 ...But Pike is falling for Dru, and won't back away whether she wants his help or not. As the violence escalates, Joe discovers Dru and her uncle are not who they seem - and now a vengeful, murderous force from their past is catching up with them...
Publication date: 15/03/2012
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||15th March 2012|
|Publisher:||Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
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. Author photo © Jerry ...More About Robert Crais