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The Wanted Robert Crais

The Wanted By Robert Crais

The Wanted by Robert Crais

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He's your son. You think you know him. But you don't. The gripping new noir thriller from Robert Crais, perfect for fans of Tana French, John Connolly and Megan Abbott.

The Wanted Summary

The Wanted by Robert Crais

'Just keeps getting better and better' Evening Standard
As addictive as Lee Child and as explosive as Michael Connelly - THE WANTED is the new thriller from Robert Crais, and a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Seventeen-year-old Tyson is a normal teenaged boy - he's socially awkward, obsessed with video games, and always hungry. But his mother is worried that her sweet, nerdy son has started to change... and she's just found a $40,000 Rolex watch under his bed. Suddenly very frightened that Tyson has gotten involved in something illegal, his mother gets in touch with a private investigator named Elvis Cole and asks him to do some digging.

Cole uncovers a connection between Tyson and eighteen unsolved burglaries in LA's ritziest neighbourhood. Tyson spooks and runs.

And then people start dying...

Robert Crais' books have been published in a staggering 62 countries and are bestsellers around the world. He began his career writing for classic crime and police shows like Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice and LA Law. He is a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America.

* * * PRAISE for THE WANTED * * *

'Cleverly plotted, stylishly written... another rewarding page-turner by one of the most reliable storytellers in modern crime fiction' Washington Post

'Los Angeles ace Crais extends his streak of sharp, enjoyable thrillers' Kirkus

'Gripping... The Wanted is a relentless thriller... I found myself engrossed by two terrible - but remarkably compelling - villains... a welcome literary gift from a master of the craft' HuffPost

`Taut... expertly crafted' Publishers Weekly

'An absolute must read' Mystery Tribune

* * * PRAISE for ROBERT CRAIS * * *

'In Crais, a new star has appeared on the priovate eye scene - a dazzling first novel'
-Tony Hillerman on The Monkey's Raincoat

'Far and away the most satisfying private eye novel in years. Grab this one - it's a winner!'
-Lawrence Block on The Monkey's Raincoat

is intense and fast-paced and reads like a big-budget Hollywood blockbuster!'

'A tale of one man's bare-knuckled search for redemption. Like the best L.A. noir writers, Crais nudges the mystery genre into higher gear, tackling grand themes in exceedingly personal ways through flawed heroes and hard-to-spot villains'
- LA Times Book Review on The Two Minute Rule

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, 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 LA with his wife and family.

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The Wanted by Robert Crais
Used - Very Good
Simon & Schuster Ltd
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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