. What starts out as a simple trail gets twisted fast by old grudges, blood vengeance, double crosses, and a crime so terrible even Pike and his partner Elvis Cole have no way to measure it.
The Sentry Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 14G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - It's a trap. But it's much more than a deception. But for reasons of their own, Dru, Smith and his lovely niece, are curiously resentful. For all intents and purposes, Pike saved Wilson Smith's life. And with every new twist it's proving to be a killer. It's only when pike's feelings for the woman deepen that he and his partner, Elvis Cole, discover that Dru and her uncle are not at all who they seem, and everything Pike has learned about them is a lie.
The Sentry Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 14 #ad - . 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.
Chasing Darkness: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 12Simon & Schuster #ad - But the discovery of the death album in Byrd’s lap now brands Elvis as an unwitting accomplice to murder. 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. Chasing darkness is a blistering thriller from the bestselling author who sets the standard for intense, powerful crime writing.
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. Three years earlier lionel Byrd was brought to trial for the murder of a female prostitute named Yvonne Bennett.
So elvis can’t help but wonder—did he, cost two more young women their lives? shut out of the investigation by a special LAPD task force determined to close the case, politics, Elvis Cole and Joe Pike desperately fight to uncover the truth about Lionel Byrd and his nightmare album of death—a truth hidden by lies, Elvis Cole, and corruption in a world where nothing is what it seems to be.
Chasing Darkness: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 12 #ad - 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. 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.
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.
Taken Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 15G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But he may already be too late. 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.
The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 11Simon & Schuster #ad - Taking matters into his own hands, hit hard, Joe drops off the gird with Larkin and follows his own survival rules: strike fast, hunt down the hunters. When joe pike is charged with safeguarding a wealthy heiress, he discovers protecting the sole witness to a crime is nothing compared to protecting an LA party girl from her own self-destruction…Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking.
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. For maybe the first time in her life, Larkin wants to do the right thing. Young and staggeringly rich, she speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life.
. 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. Pike lives a world away from the palaces of Beverly Hills. Pike commits to protecting the girl, but it becomes clear someone in their circle is selling them out.
The Watchman: A Joe Pike Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 11 #ad - 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. But in doing so she becomes the target for a relentless team of killers. 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.
The Promise: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike NovelG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - 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. Even if it could get them killed. 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.
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. 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.
The Promise: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel #ad - Elvis cole and Joe Pike keep their promises.
The Last Detective: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike NovelBallantine Books #ad - Elvis cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. Venturing deep inside a complex psyche, crais explores elvis's need for family—the military that embraced him during a troubled adolescence, his rock-solid partnership with Pike, and his floundering relationship with Lucy—as they race the clock in their search for Ben.
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. Desperate to believe that the boy has run away, evidence soon mounts to suggest a much darker scenario.
The Last Detective: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel #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. While lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, is staying with Elvis, Ben, Ben disappears without a trace. With his acclaimed bestsellers, hostage and Demolition Angel, edgy characterizations, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, and cinematic prose.
Joining forces with his enigmatic partner, as lucy's wealthy, Joe Pike, Elvis frantically searches for Ben with the help of LAPD Detective Carol Starkey, oil-industry ex-husband attempts to wrest control of the investigation. Elvis Cole is back.
The Wanted Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 17G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - 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. The police don’t want them anywhere near the investigation, the teenagers refuse to be found, and the hired killers are leaving a trail of bodies in their wake.
But the truth is devastatingly different. With two others, he’s been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree that takes a deadly turn when one of them is murdered and Tyson and his girlfriend disappear. They stole the wrong thing from the wrong man, determined to get it back, and, he has hired two men who are smart and brutal and the best at what they do.
The Wanted Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 17 #ad - 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 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.
L.A. Requiem Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 8Ballantine Books #ad - But for private investigator Joe Pike, the city will never be the same again. And L. A. The sun burns hot as the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering city. Absolutely terrific!”—david baldacci“Darker, deeper, denser, and more satisfying than anything he’s written before.
L.A. Requiem Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 8 #ad - The denver post“A whodunit with salsa and soul. Terrific entertainment. Crais keeps his plot pounding along. People. For a dark web of conspiracy threatens to destroy Pike and Cole's twelve-year friendship—if not their lives. Just might be singing their dirge. Praise for L. A. A powerful portrait of Los Angeles in our time: swift, colorful, gripping, a real knockout.
Dean koontzthe day starts like any other in L. A. But what starts as a little procedural hand-holding turns into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse. Requiem“one of the best crime novels I've ever read.
Indigo Slam: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 7Hachette Books #ad - As clues to a man's secret life emerge from the shadows, Elvis knows he's not just up against ruthless mobsters and some very angry Feds. Then everything changes. Three years ago, a Seattle family ran for their lives in a hail of bullets. Available for the first time as an ebook!Life in the California sun suits Elvis Cole--until the day a fifteen-year-old girl and her two younger siblings walk into his office.
Indigo Slam: An Elvis Cole Novel Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 7 #ad - Hired by three kids to find their missing father, Elvis now must pick up the cold pieces of a drama that began that night. What he finds is a sordid tale of high crimes and illicit drugs. He's facing a storm of desperation and conspiracy--bearing down on three children whose only crime was their survival.
Voodoo River Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Book 5Hachette Books #ad - Elvis cole finds himself deep in the bayou of Louisiana searching for the estranged parents of a television star -- but something deadly is looking for him. But when he gets to louisiana and begins his search, he finds that there's something much darker going on. L. A. Other people are also looking for Taylor's parents, and some are ending up dead.
And when cole realizes that his employer knew more than she was telling, secrets, Voodoo River becomes a twisting tale of identity, and murder. Cole's assignment is to find out their biological history and report back. It seems all too clear cut. Private eye elvis cole is hired by popular television star Jodie Taylor to delve into her past and identify the biological parents who gave her up for adoption thirty-six years before.