Robert Crais is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, many of them featuring private investigator Elvis Cole and his laconic ex-cop partner, Joe Pike. Before writing his first novel, Crais spent several years writing scripts for such major television series as Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice, Quincy, Baretta, and L.A. Law. He received an Emmy nomination for his work on Hill Street Blues, and one of his standalone novels, Hostage, was made into a movie starring Bruce Willis. His novels have been translated into forty-two languages and are bestsellers around the world. A native of Louisiana, he lives in Los Angeles.
"What a perfect book: It has layered, appealing characters, a riveting plot, a most satisfying ending--and a German shepherd! Investigator Elvis Cole thinks he's finding a missing woman, but what unfolds is a case involving explosives, terrorists, betrayals, and broken hearts. Grade: A."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Robert Crais takes the most popular characters from previous
novels and shakes them up in an intense and thrilling mystery.
Crais delivers a master class in writing with this latest
novel."--Associated Press "After 20 novels, Crais remains one of
crime fiction's smartest and most effortless plotters. The story
unfolds with supreme ease."--Kirkus Reviews
"Master crime fiction writer Crais delivers another winner....For readers who long for character crossovers and unambiguous resolutions, this excellent thriller should fit the bill. A skillfully convoluted plot evolves ever so slowly and culminates in a satisfying finish that also successfully ties up multiple story lines."--Library Journal "MWA Grandmaster Crais is at the top of his game."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)