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The Last Detective Robert Crais

The Last Detective By Robert Crais

The Last Detective by Robert Crais

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Elvis Cole has got a problem to solve - and this time it's personal.
'Literally a thrill-a-minute ... as good as it gets. Don't miss it' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

The Last Detective Summary

The Last Detective by Robert Crais

Elvis Cole has got a problem to solve - and this time it's personal.

Elvis Cole's girlfriend, Lucy, is out of town, and she has left her young son Ben in Elvis's care. Elvis and Lucy have had a few problems lately - not least over his job as a private investigator. But at last things seem to be getting better.

Then Ben disappears. One minute he's playing his computer game in Elvis's house; the next he has vanished. Elvis looks everywhere, but he just can't find Ben; and neither can Lucy when she arrives.

Then Elvis receives a phone call about Ben - and realises that something from his own past has come back to haunt him...

The Last Detective Reviews

THE LAST DETECTIVE is literally a thrill-a-minute read. Crais is on top form, which, believe me, is about as good as it gets. Don't miss it * INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY *
An exciting tale of kidnap and revenge... Crais is a fine storyteller * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *
A classic. The story is shrewdly plotted and sharply written ... THE LAST DETECTIVE is a rare treat * WASHINGTON POST *
Brilliant and convincing detective work, suspense that erupts in shoot-out in abandoned airport. Deeply satisfying stuff ... It's the stuff of heroes, the rare meat of crime fiction. Crais lets his convictions show and delivers a prime cut * LITERARY REVIEW *
THE LAST DETECTIVE is US crime fiction at its most enjoyable - fast, funny where it needs to be and leaving the reader with a craving for more * ENIGMA *
The narrative gradually ratchets up the tension to the limits of the endurable, and the final showdown could hardly be more exciting * EVENING STANDARD *
An enjoyable, well-plotted thriller * TIME OUT *
THE LAST DETECTIVE reads as its specially-trained heroes move - phenomenally fast . . . Crais serves up a brilliant thriller which is perfect for both long-time fans and new recruits . . . Crais has brought back his bestselling heroes with a pacy and tautly-written thriller, and the perfect plot to show off their tracking skills in the concrete jungle of LA * IRISH EXAMINER *
The narrative is taut, the menace palpable, the suspense unbearable * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
A satisfying thriller, this, for Crais always manages to concoct an engrossing story * IRISH TIMES *
The tension is racked up from the very start . . .The pace is not just fast, it's hyperfast . . . The ending proves that this is a thriller with a heart * OBSERVER *

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.
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The Last Detective by Robert Crais
Used - Very Good
Orion Publishing Co
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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