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Crais, Robert

Works: 244 works in 1,925 publications in 13 languages and 86,597 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Crime films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.R264, 813.54
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Publications about Robert Crais
Publications by Robert Crais
Most widely held works about Robert Crais
Most widely held works by Robert Crais
The watchman by Robert Crais( Book )
62 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,554 libraries worldwide
To pay back an old debt, Pike is coerced into protecting Larkin Barkley, a hard-partying young heiress whose life is in danger after a "wrong place wrong time" encounter that quickly escalates and spins out of control. The enemy is shadowy, violent and relentless -- but the fierce, focused Pike, one of the strongest characters in modern crime fiction, is equal to the challenge
The first rule by Robert Crais( Book )
52 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,329 libraries worldwide
Frank Meyer had the American dream--until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside
The two minute rule by Robert Crais( Book )
61 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,086 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the murder of his estranged police officer son on the day of his own release from prison, former bank robber Max Holman launches a renegade investigation and discovers that the chief suspect is being wrongfully targeted by the LAPD
Chasing darkness : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais( Book )
52 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 3,916 libraries worldwide
Elvis was a hero when he cleared an innocent man of a murder charge. But when that innocent man is found dead three years later holding photos of the victim, Elvis is the one on trial
The last detective by Robert Crais( Book )
59 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,779 libraries worldwide
When the son of his long-time girlfriend, Lucy, goes missing, Elvis Cole finds himself encumbered by his personal demons, the dark secrets of his childhood, and long-supressed memories of his service in Vietnam
Suspect by Robert Crais( Book )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,770 libraries worldwide
Struggling to reclaim his career after the devastating murder of his partner eight months earlier, LAPD cop Max Kent is teamed with a traumatized military canine named Maggie who assists Max in an effort to track down his late partner's killer
The forgotten man : a novel by Robert Crais( Book )
56 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,545 libraries worldwide
In Los Angeles, private investigator Elvis Cole learns that the body of a stranger who claimed to be his father has been discovered, a situation that prompts him to team up with partner Joe Pike to unveil dark secrets surrounding Cole's past
Demolition angel by Robert Crais( Book )
53 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,126 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad veteran detective Carol Starkey must overcome the devastation of a bomb that injured her and killed her partner/lover in order to stop a serial bomber targeting bomb techs
L.A. requiem by Robert Crais( Book )
57 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,690 libraries worldwide
When Joe Pike's former lover is found dead at a reservoir in the Hollywood Hills, he and private investigator Elvis Cole are brought in by the woman's father, a rich Hispanic who does not trust the police, to monitor the police investigation. But Pike is no stranger to the men and women in the LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide Division, at least one of whom has been harboring a long-buried desire for revenge
Sunset express : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais( Book )
41 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife in Los Angeles, wisecracking private eye Elvis Cole is hired to prove that the evidence was corrupted and becomes suspicious about the defense attorney's motivations
Indigo slam : an Elvis Cole novel by Robert Crais( Book )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,019 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles PI Elvis Cole is hired by three children who want to make sure their father, Clark Hewitt, is still alive. Hewitt went into hiding, pursued by Russian counterfeiters on whom he squealed. The investigation takes Elvis to Hewitt's hometown, Seattle, where he runs afoul of both the newly emerging Russian Mafia and U.S. Federal Marshals
Voodoo River by Robert Crais( Book )
33 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,971 libraries worldwide
In Los Angeles, PI Elvis Cole is hired by a TV star, an adopted child, to find her biological parents for information on the family's medical history. The assignment takes him to Louisiana where he stumbles on an illegal immigration ring
Free fall by Robert Crais( Book )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 1,655 libraries worldwide
Elvis Cole investigates a case that erupts in gang violence in South Central Los Angeles
The monkey's raincoat by Robert Crais( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
When Los Angeles private detective Elvis Cole investigates the disappearance of Ellen Lang's husband and young son, he stumbles into a bizarre nightmare of high-level intrigue, missing drugs, and murder in Hollywood's seamy underworld
The first rule by Robert Crais( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
The organized criminal gangs of the former Soviet Union are bound by what they call the thieves' code. The first rule is this: A thief must forsake his mother, father, brothers, and sisters. He must have no family--no wife, no children--because only other criminals are his family. If any of the rules are broken, it is punishable by death. Frank Meyer had the American dream--a wife and family he adored, a successful business--until the day a professional crew invaded his home and murdered everyone inside. The only thing out of the ordinary about Meyer was that--before the family and the business and the normal life--a younger Frank Meyer worked as a professional military contractor, a mercenary, with a man named Joe Pike. Frank was one of Pike's guys, and they faced death together in every rotten hellhole around the world. The police think Meyer was hiding something very bad, because previous home invasions by the crew had targeted only criminals with large stashes of cash or drugs. Pike cannot believe it, and with the help of Cole, he sets out on a hunt of his own: to clear his friend, to punish the people who murdered him. A trail that at first seems relatively simple, however, very quickly becomes complicated, as the two of them find themselves entangled in a web of ancient grudges, blood ties, blackmail, vengeance, double crosses, and cutthroat criminality, and at the heart of it all, an act so terrible even Pike and Cole have no way to measure it
Lullaby Town by Robert Crais( Book )
42 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Hollywood's newest wunderkind is peter Alan Nelsen, the brilliant, erratic director known as the King of Adventure. His films make billions, but his manners make enemies. What the boy king wants, he gets, and what Nelsen wants is for Elvis to comb the country for the airhead wife and infant child the film-school flunkout dumped en route to becoming the third biggest filmmaker in America. it's the kind of case Cole can handle in his sleep-until it turns out to be a nightmare
Hostage by Robert Crais( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and French and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Jeff Talley was a good husband, a fine father, and a frontline negotiator with LAPD's SWAT unit. The the high stress unforgiving job took an unbearable toll. After he fails to prevent a despondent father from killing his wife and son and them himself...back cover
Hostage by Florent Siri( visu )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Bruce Willis stars as Jeff Talley, a big-city hostage negotiator who voluntarily trades trauma for house calls when he becomes Chief of Police in a sleepy town. But when a random crime escalates into a deadly standoff, Talley finds himself thrust into a situation far more volatile and terrifying than anything he could ever imagine
The promise by Robert Crais( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are joined by Suspect heroes Scott James and his K-9 partner, Maggie, in the new masterpice of suspense from #1 New York Times--bestselling author Robert Crais. When Cole is hired to find a grief-stricken mother, his first stop is an ordinary house in Los Angeles's Echo Park. Only, the house is not ordinary, and neither are the people hiding inside. At the same time, Scott and Maggie are tracking a fugitive to this same house, coming face-to-face with a killer who leaves behind a brutally murdered body and enough explosives to destroy the neighborhood. Scott is now the only person who can identify him. For all of them, the night is only beginning"--Back cover
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Alternative Names
Kress, Roberts
Robert Crais Amerikaans scenarioschrijver
Robert Crais amerikansk författare och manusförfattare
Robert Crais amerikansk skribent og manusforfattar
Robert Crais amerikansk skribent og manusforfatter
Robert Crais amerikansk skribent og manuskriptforfatter
Robert Crais amerykański autor powieści sensacyjno-kryminalnych
Robert Crais biografía, escritor estadounidense de novelas de misterio o suspense
Robert Crais sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense
Robert Crais US-amerikanischer Kriminalschriftsteller
Крайс, Роберт
Крейс, Робърт
קרייס, רוברט
קרייס, רוברט, 1953-
روبرت كريس، 1953-
크레이스, 로버트 1954-
クレイス, ロバート
English (631)
French (51)
Spanish (32)
Italian (13)
Polish (13)
Russian (7)
German (3)
Hebrew (3)
Korean (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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