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The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais
  

The Forgotten Man

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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 him highly. This title is also available as an Audiobook, in CD format.

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Synopsis

The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais

Six months after nearly losing everything to the men who kidnapped his girlfriend's ten-year-old son, Elvis Cole is slowly coming back to life - when he receives an ominous phone call from the LAPD. An unidentified body has been found in a seedy Los Angeles alley. The only clue the cops have is a packet of newspaper articles about the past exploits of Elvis Cole - and the fact that before the man died, he said he was Elvis's father . . .

Joe Pike is the only person who can help Elvis navigate the minefield of his past. As they investigate, Elvis is haunted by the fact that, at last, he might have found his father. But with each clue they uncover, a troubling picture emerges about the dead man. And as Elvis and Joe approach his true identity, they unwittingly walk straight into a hornet's nest.

Reviews

Crais' writing is a rare thing in the crime genre - a novel that transcends the normal high-octane super-sleuth adventure to deliver an unputdownable story with a deeply human edge. Like the original Elvis, Robert Crais rocks'

DAILY RECORD

'a taut thriller that keeps you reading. Be prepared for the unexpected. Having read it, you'll be on the look-out for more of Robert Crais'

YORKSHIRE GAZETTE

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

3rd March 2011

Author

Robert Crais

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Books for the Boys
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781409135616

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