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Joe Pike — the ex-cop, ex-Marine, exmercenary from Robert Crais's superb PI Elvis Cole novels — headlines the explosive action of this page-turning New York Times bestseller.

A wild-living young heiress slams into trouble in the L.A. night — the kind of trouble even her money can't shut down. After her Aston Martin collides with a mysterious car, Larkin Conner Barkley attempts to help the accident victims — and becomes the sole witness in a federal investigation. Whisking her out of her Beverly Hills world is Joe Pike, hired to shield Larkin Barkley from a relentless team of killers. But when a chain of lies and betrayals tightens around them, Pike drops off the grid and follows his own rules for survival: strike fast, hit hard, hunt down the hunters....

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Edward Hahn, May 31, 2011 (view all comments by Edward Hahn)
I've always enjoyed Crais' Elvis Cole Novels but felt he got off the track with Demolition Angel, a non-Cole story. Well, he's back in spades with this effort and the "Two Minute Rule."

Cole does have a supporting role in this story but it's mostly about Pike, the enigmatic hard-ass. The reader learns about his childhood, why he left the LAPD, and his mercenary work in Africa. Turns out he's an idealist but I surely would not want to get on the wrong side of his ideals.

The book starts fast and accelerates, involving drugs, terrorism, embezzlement, father-daughter problems, kidnapping, murder and other assorted exciting stuff.

One of those "I couldn't put it down" stories that Crais is so good at.
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ISBN:
9781416514978
Author:
Crais, Robert
Publisher:
Pocket Star Books
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
California
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Joe Pike Novels
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 7.14 oz

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