Synopses & Reviews
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
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....
"A taut, high-action thriller." -USA Today
"A True Achievement." -- Chicago Sun Times
"Taut, Muscular...A Testosterone-Fueled Thriller." -- The New York Times
"Nail-Biting Suspense" -- Booklist
"A taut, high-action thriller."
"Robert Crais Elevates Crime Fiction." -- Sun-Sentinel (FL)