The Wanted (Hardback)Robert Crais (author)
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Seventeen-year-old Tyson is a normal teenaged boy - he's socially awkward, obsessed with video games, and always hungry. But his mother is worried that her sweet, nerdy son has started to change... and she's just found a $40,000 Rolex watch under his bed.
Suddenly very frightened that Tyson has gotten involved in something illegal, his mother gets in touch with a private investigator named Elvis Cole and asks him to do some digging.
Cole uncovers a connection between Tyson and eighteen unsolved burglaries in LA's ritziest neighbourhood. Tyson spooks and runs.
And then people start dying...
Robert Crais' books have been published in a staggering 62 countries and are bestsellers around the world. He began his career writing for classic crime and police shows like Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice and LA Law. He is a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 24 mm
'Cleverly plotted, stylishly written... another rewarding page-turner by one of the most reliable storytellers in modern crime fiction' - The Washington Post
'Los Angeles ace Crais extends his streak of sharp, enjoyable thrillers' - Kirkus
'Gripping... The Wanted is a relentless thriller... I found myself engrossed by two terrible - but remarkably compelling - villains... a welcome literary gift from a master of the craft' - Huffington Post
`Taut... expertly crafted' - Publishers Weekly
'An absolute must read' - Mystery Tribune
Praise for Robert Crais:
'In Crais, a new star has appeared on the priovate eye scene - a dazzling first novel' - Tony Hillerman
'Far and away the most satisfying private eye novel in years. Grab this one - it's a winner!' -Lawrence Block
'Taken is intense and fast-paced and reads like a big-budget Hollywood blockbuster!' - CNN
'A tale of one man's bare-knuckled search for redemption. Like the best L.A. noir writers, Crais nudges the mystery genre into higher gear, tackling grand themes in exceedingly personal ways through flawed heroes and hard-to-spot villains' - LA Times Book Review
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