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Hardback 336 Pages / Published: 14/06/2018
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As addictive as Lee Child and as explosive as Michael Connelly - WANTED is the new thriller from Robert Crais, and a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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.

* * * PRAISE for THE WANTED * * *

'Cleverly plotted, stylishly written... another rewarding page-turner by one of the most reliable storytellers in modern crime fiction' 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' HuffPost

`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 on The Monkey's Raincoat

'Far and away the most satisfying private eye novel in years. Grab this one - it's a winner!'
-Lawrence Block on The Monkey's Raincoat

'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 on The Two Minute Rule

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471157486
Number of pages: 336
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 24 mm

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Trevor

“Cool detective story as always..”

If you internet search Robert Crais it is interesting to note that he was greatly influenced by the works of Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. It you add this piece of information to the fact that he was a writer... More

Hardback edition
27th January 2018
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“Wanted: Robert Crais circa 2002”

Okay, it’s time to own up: I’ve been too lenient on Robert Crais for a while now, and things are not improving. Around the early 2000s he produced a stellar run of novels – L.A. Requiem, Demolition Angel, Hostage,... More

Hardback edition
1 similar book recommended
30th December 2017
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