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The Forgotten Man Robert Crais

The Forgotten Man By Robert Crais

The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais


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Summary

The minefield of Elvis Cole's past is coming back to haunt him - with a vengeance...
'Edge-of-the-seat exciting ... utterly compelling' IRISH INDEPENDENT

The Forgotten Man Summary

The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais

The minefield of Elvis Cole's past is coming back to haunt him - with a vengeance...

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 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.

The Forgotten Man Reviews

Bleak, uncompromising and edge-of-the-seat exciting, this latest chapter in Cole's search for a meaning to his life is utterly compelling * IRISH INDEPENDENT *
Crais keeps the suspense and the action boiling byleading the reader step by step toward the shocking solution to the two mysteries at the novel's heart...in what continues to be one of today's best detective series * LOS ANGELES TIMES *
Even at their goriest and most violent, there is a humanity about Robert Crais's Elvis Cole PI novels . . . these LA-noir thrillers feel as if they might have been written by Raymond Chandler if he had been a nice guy * WASHINGTON POST *
Robert Crais is a crime writer of incredible talent - His novels are not only suspenseful and deeply atmospheric . . . they are very hard to put down -- Dan Brown
Robert Crais tells a good tale, skilfully waving together elements of forensic science with old-fashioned sleuthing. The central characters . . . are well-drawn and vivid. The supporting cast is a satisfying mix of the grotesque and the malign. I have come late to the Elvis Cole series but, on the evidence of The Forgotten Man, I will be seeking out its predecessors as well as looking forward to the next episode * TRIBUNE *
Crais' work has always been superior and very well written. This one is no exception * DEADLY PLEASURES *

About 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. In 2014 he became a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America. Robert Crais lives in Los Angeles with his wife and family.
Find out more at www.robertcrais.com.

Additional information

GOR002789309
9781409135616
1409135616
The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2011-03-03
416
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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