The Forgotten Man (Elvis Cole)

The Forgotten Man (Elvis Cole)

Robert Crais


Elvis Cole is back...

With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage (a New York Times amazing ebook) and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic prose. Now, in The final Detective, Crais returns to his signature personality, la deepest investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes the which means of family members and the burdens of the past.

Elvis Cole's dating with legal professional Lucy Chenier is strained. whilst she moved from Louisiana to hitch Elvis in l. a., she by no means dreamed that violence might so simply contact her existence -- yet then the unthinkable occurs. whereas Lucy is away on company and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with Elvis, Ben disappears with no hint. desirous to think that the boy has run away, facts quickly mounts to indicate a far darker scenario.

Joining forces along with his enigmatic associate, Joe Pike, Elvis frantically searches for Ben with the aid of LAPD Detective Carol Starkey, as Lucy's filthy rich, oil-industry ex-husband makes an attempt to wrest keep watch over of the research. Amid the maelstrom of private conflicts, Elvis and Joe are pressured to think about a extra troubling lead -- one indicating that Ben's disappearance is hooked up to a negative, long-held mystery from Elvis Cole's past.

Venturing deep within a fancy psyche, Crais explores Elvis's want for relations - the army that embraced him in the course of a bothered formative years, his rock-solid partnership with Pike, and his floundering dating with Lucy - as they race the clock of their look for Ben. The final Detective is Robert Crais' richest, so much excessive story of suspense but.

From the Hardcover edition.

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