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Hostage Robert Crais

Hostage By Robert Crais

Hostage by Robert Crais


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Summary

Would you sacrifice another family to save your own?
'If you're new to Crais HOSTAGE is a brilliant intro. Read this, then read all his others' DAILY MIRROR

Hostage Summary

Hostage by Robert Crais

Would you sacrifice another family to save your own?

Jeff Talley left his high-stress job as a frontline negotiator with the LAPD's SWAT unit when he failed to prevent a man from killing his family and then himself. Talley takes the chief-of-police job in a sleepy, affluent suburb, but he is soon plunged back into the high-pressure world he left behind when three young men, fleeing a robbery, burst into a home and take the family hostage.

For Talley, the nightmare has barely begun. Because this isn't just any house. It belongs to an accountant who launders money for LA's renegade Mafia family - and they don't want the police involved...

Hostage Reviews

If you're new to Crais HOSTAGE is a brilliant intro. Read this, then read all his others * DAILY MIRROR *
Crais just gets better and better * INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY *
[Crais has] succeeded in wringing the maximum thrills from the story of a liquor store hold-up that goes wrong ... The suspense is kept up throughout * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
A brilliantly engineered thriller . . . Meticulously planned and orchestrated narrative . . . Enough plot for three run-of-the-mill novels . . . Characterisation as powerful as the logistics, with children under pressure, mother-killing psychopath and doomed mobster especially impressive. Allocate time for reading; you won't want to leave the book alone for long * LITERARY REVIEW *
Another terrific stand-alone novel . . . Blistering * OBSERVER *
Crais remains in excellent form with another stand-alone novel and easily one of the most compelling thrillers of the year * 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

GOR005293297
9781409138242
1409138240
Hostage by Robert Crais
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2012-08-16
400
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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