They stole the wrong thing from the wrong man, and, determined to get it back, he has hired two men who are smart and brutal and the best at what they do. To even the odds, cole brings in his friend Joe Pike, but even the two of them together may be overmatched. When single-mother devon connor hires elvis Cole, it’s because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she’s afraid he’s dealing drugs.
The Wanted Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 17 #ad - The new york times bestsellerinvestigator elvis cole and his partner joe Pike take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Robert Crais. It seemed like a simple case—before the bodies started piling up. Pretty soon, they’ll find out everything they need to know to track the kids down—and then nothing that Elvis or Joe can do may make any difference.
It might even get them killed.
Taken Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 15G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - The search for a missing girl leads private investigators Elvis Cole and Joe Pike into the nightmarish world of human trafficking in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Robert Crais. When nita morales hires elvis Cole to find her missing daughter, she's sure it's a ruse orchestrated by the girl and her boyfriend.
She's wrong. They've been taken by bajadores—border bandits who prey on the innocent by buying, selling, and disposing of victims like commodities. Cole and joe pike start an undercover investigation to find the couple, but their plan derails when Cole disappears, leaving Pike to burn through the murderous world of human traffickers to find his friend as well as the missing young people.
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The Promise: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Even if it could get them killed. Elvis cole and Joe Pike keep their promises. Elvis cole and joe pike are joined by suspect heroes lapd k-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie, in this heart-stopping thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Crais. Elvis cole is hired to find a woman who’s disappeared, a seemingly ordinary case, until he learns the missing woman is an explosives expert and worked for a Defense Department contractor.
Meanwhile, lapd k-9 officer scott james and his patrol dog, Maggie, track a fugitive to a house filled with explosives—and a dead body. As the two cases intertwine, they all find themselves up against shadowy arms dealers and corrupt officials, and the very woman they promised to save may be the cause of their own deaths.
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Private investigators joe pike and elvis Cole get double-crossed in this twisty, gripping New York Times bestseller that will have readers on the edge of their seats. When gangbangers shake down the modest owner of a Los Angeles eatery, Joe Pike intervenes. But it's much more than a deception. For all intents and purposes, Pike saved Wilson Smith's life.
A Dangerous Man Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 18G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But what of all that did izzy know? Is she a perpetrator or a victim? And how far will Joe go to find out? Pike calls on his friend, Elvis Cole, to help learn the truth. But instead of putting the drama to bed, the arrests are only the beginning of the trouble for Joe and Izzy. After posting bail, the two abductors are murdered and Izzy disappears.
Joe chases them down, and the two men are arrested. What elvis uncovers is a twisted family story that involves corporate whistleblowing, huge amounts of cash, the Witness Relocation Program, and a long line of lies. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when isabel roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the bank on her way to lunch, Joe is on hand when two men abduct her.
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The First Rule Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 13G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - What starts out as a simple trail gets twisted fast by old grudges, double crosses, blood vengeance, and a crime so terrible even Pike and his partner Elvis Cole have no way to measure it. Joe pike's on a hunt of his own: to clear his friend's name, and to punish the people who murdered him. Joe pike and his partner elvis cole must solve the murder of an old friend and his entire family in this gripping thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Crais.
When frank meyer and his family are executed during a home invasion, the police begin investigating the secret life they're sure Meyer had.
Chasing Darkness: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 12Simon & Schuster #ad - Three years earlier lionel Byrd was brought to trial for the murder of a female prostitute named Yvonne Bennett. When police and fire department personnel rush door to door in a frenzied evacuation effort, they discover the week-old corpse of an apparent suicide. It was cole’s eleventh-hour discovery of an exculpatory videotape that allowed Lionel Byrd to walk free.
A taped confession coerced by the police inspired a prominent defense attorney to take Byrd’s case, and Elvis Cole was hired to investigate. Cole’s fight to clear his name brings murder and corruption terrifyingly close to home. It’s fire season, and the hills of Los Angeles are burning. Elvis was hailed as a hero.
But the discovery of the death album in Byrd’s lap now brands Elvis as an unwitting accomplice to murder. Private investigator elvis cole learns that LA fires bring more than heat, they bring his old friend Joe Pike and the past. And when the suicide victim is identified as a former suspect in one of the murders, the news turns Elvis Cole’s world upside down.
Chasing Darkness: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 12 #ad - Chasing darkness is a blistering thriller from the bestselling author who sets the standard for intense, powerful crime writing. Captured in photographs that could only have been taken by the murderer, Yvonne Bennett was the fifth of the seven victims—two more young women were murdered after Lionel Byrd walked free.
But the gunshot victim is less gruesome than what they find in his lap: a photo album of seven brutally murdered young women—one per year, for seven years.
The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 11Simon & Schuster #ad - At last, the enigmatic partner of Elvis Cole The Two Minute Rule takes center stage in this pulse-racing thriller. As the body count rises, a lost soul in the city of Angels, Pike’s biggest threat might come from the girl herself, determined to destroy herself unless Joe Pike can teach her the value of life.
. And love. And when the us marshals and the finest security money can buy can’t protect her, Larkin’s wealthy family turns to the one man money can't buy―Joe Pike. With the help of private investigator Elvis Cole, Pike uncovers a web of lies and betrayals, and the stunning revelation that even the cops are not who they seem.
For maybe the first time in her life, Larkin wants to do the right thing. Then suddenly she sees another car’s metal-on-metal explosion of a terrible accident and, dazed, finds herself the single witness in a secret federal investigation. Taking matters into his own hands, Joe drops off the gird with Larkin and follows his own survival rules: strike fast, hit hard, hunt down the hunters.
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He’s an ex-cop, ex-mercenary who owes a bad man a favor, ex-Marine, and that favor is to keep the uncontrollable Larkin alive.
Suspect An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - And they’re about to investigate the one case no one wants them to touch: identifying the men who murdered Stephanie. Maggie is not doing so well, either. They are each other’s last chance. But what they find could ultimately break them both. One of booklist's 10 best Crime Fiction Books of the Year. He is unfit for duty—until he meets his new partner.
A german shepherd who survived two tours in Afghanistan sniffing explosives before losing her handler, her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the elvis Cole and Joe Pike series comes a thrilling novel featuring LAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie.
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The Forgotten Man: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike NovelBallantine Books #ad - Caught in limbo between a broken love affair and way too much publicity over his last case, Cole at first resists getting involved with this new case. Anyone who enjoys a well-written, fast-paced, noirish thriller with a great aha! moment shouldn’t miss The Forgotten Man. The boston globe in an alleyway in los Angeles, an old man, clutching faded newspaper clippings and gasping his last words to a cop, lies dying of a gunshot wound.
. And he can’t tell if it’s forgiveness or a bullet that’s coming next. As a teenager, Cole searched desperately for his father. Now a stranger’s terrifying secrets—and a hunt for his killer—give Cole a frightening glimpse into his own past. The victim claims to be P. I. Then it consumes him. Elvis cole’s long-lost father—a stranger who has always haunted his son.
The Forgotten Man: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel #ad - As a man, he faces the frightening possibility that this murder victim was himself a killer. A riveting novel with a vivid sense of place. Robert crais is a crime writer of incredible talent—his novels are not only suspenseful and deeply atmospheric but very hard to put down.
The Last Detective: A Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 9Ballantine Books #ad - When she moved from louisiana to join Elvis in Los Angeles, she never dreamed that violence would so easily touch her life—but then the unthinkable happens. Amid the maelstrom of personal conflicts, elvis and Joe are forced to consider a more troubling lead—one indicating that Ben's disappearance is connected to a terrible, long-held secret from Elvis Cole's past.
With his acclaimed bestsellers, edgy characterizations, Hostage and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, and cinematic prose. The last detective is Robert Crais' richest, most intense tale of suspense yet. Desperate to believe that the boy has run away, evidence soon mounts to suggest a much darker scenario.
The Last Detective: A Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 9 #ad - Elvis cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. Elvis Cole is back. Now, los angeles private investigator elvis Cole, Crais returns to his signature character, in a masterful page-turner that probes the meaning of family and the burdens of the past. Joining forces with his enigmatic partner, elvis frantically searches for Ben with the help of LAPD Detective Carol Starkey, as Lucy's wealthy, Joe Pike, oil-industry ex-husband attempts to wrest control of the investigation.
While lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with Elvis, Ben disappears without a trace.