As addictive as Lee Child and as explosive as Michael Connelly - THE WANTED is the new thriller from Robert Crais, and a NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'I can't wait for the next Robert Crais!' Bill Clinton 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
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/06/2018
- Category: Thriller / suspense
- ISBN: 9781471157486