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Racing the Light

The New ELVIS COLE and JOE PIKE Thriller

About The Book

'Just keeps getting better and better' DAVID BALDACCI 

A lightning fast and thoroughly entertaining new crime novel featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike from the beloved, bestselling, and award-winning master of the genre.
 
Odd couple private eyes Elvis Cole and Joe Pike uncover a stash of deadly secrets when Elvis takes on the case of Josh Shoe, a controversial podcaster who has vanished. What seems at first like the simple case of a missing man becomes a labyrinth of lies that leads Elvis and Joe into harm's way . . . and then into the dark heart of Los Angeles. 
 
At the same time, Elvis is visited by the love of his life, Lucy, and her son Ben, and he is reminded at exactly the wrong moment how much he has to lose. 
 
Adult film stars, top-secret government agencies, crooked L.A. politicians, and some ungodly southern California heat--Elvis and Joe will encounter all of these and more as they sift through clues and try to stay alive. 

Why Crais is the King of Crime . . .

'Far and away some of the smoothest writing and best storytelling you'll ever read' DAVID BALDACCI 

‘Slick and enjoyable’ SUN

'Top-notch fun noir' SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB (starred review)

‘[Crais] expertly delivers his customary modern-day riff on the 1940s hardboiled idiom’ GUARDIAN

'Outstanding' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)

'Crais is a whip-smart writer. Cole and Pike are carefully drawn, multi-layered characters who've grown more complex through the years. This is one of the very best entries in a long-running and still first-rate series' BOOKLIST (starred review)

‘Cleverly plotted, stylishly written’ WASHINGTON POST

About The Author

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (November 16, 2022)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471195013

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