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The Monkey's Raincoat

Elvis Cole Series, Book 1 · Elvis Cole

by Robert Crais

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Winner of the Anthony and Cacavity Awards for Best Novel
  • Nominated for the Edgar and Shamus Awards for Best Novel
    "Elvis Cole provides more fun for the reader than any L.A. private eye to come along in years."—Joseph Wambaugh
    Meet Elvis Cole, L.A. private eye . . .
    He quotes Jiminy Cricket and carries a .38. He's a literate, wisecracking Vietnam vet who is determined never to grow up.
    Praise for The Monkey's Raincoat
    "Outstanding characters, tight plot, and scintillating prose style. . . . This fast-paced story speeds Elvis Cole to a chilling, heart-stopping ending."Mystery Scene
    "Is Bob Crais good? Put it this way: if they're taking you out to put you against the firing squad wall, and you want to enjoy your last moments on earth, pass on the last cigarette and ask for an Elvis Cole novel."—Harlan Ellison
    "Far and away the most satisfying private eye novel in years. Grab this one—it's a winner!"—Lawrence Block
    "The best private eye novel of the year . . . lots of action; bright, crisp dialogue; and sharply drawn characters."The Denver Post
    "Robert B. Parker has some competition on his hands. . . . Elvis Cole is an appealing character and Crais's style is fresh and funny."—Sue Grafton
    "In Crais, a new star has appeared on the private eye scene—a dazzling first novel."—Tony Hillerman
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Random House Publishing Group
    Imprint:
    Crimeline
    Publication Date:
    2011
    Series:
    Elvis Cole

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 3.5 MB

    Robert Crais (Author)

    Robert Crais is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty novels, sixteen of them featuring private investigator Elvis Cole and his laconic ex-cop partner, Joe Pike. Before writing his first novel, Crais spent several years writing script...

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