The unmissable new thriller from global bestselling author Robert Crais, featuring Elvis Cole and Joe Pike.
Joe Pike didn't expect to rescue a woman that day. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller at his bank, steps out of work on her way to lunch, Joe Pike is on hand when two men abduct her. Joe chases them down, saves her, and the two men are arrested.
But the men soon make bail... and not long after, they're found murdered. The police suspect Pike and Isabel had a hand in it, especially when Izzy disappears again. Are the murders connected to her disappearance, or is Isabel herself in jeopardy? Convinced that Isabel has been abducted again, Pike calls on Elvis Cole to discover the truth.
The bad guys are closing in fast and it's up to Joe and Elvis to save Izzy at all costs.
* * * Praise for Robert Crais and his novels * * *
`[Crais] expertly delivers his customary modern-day riff on the 1940s hardboiled idiom.' Guardian
`Another rewarding page-turner by one of the most reliable storytellers in modern crime fiction.' Daily Mail
`Crais is keeping the grand tradition of the Los Angeles private eye thriller alive and kicking... the suspense just keeps winding up like a spring as the twists hot up. This Elvis rocks!'
`Cleverly plotted, stylishly written' Washington Post
`Among West Coast mystery writers, none is more reliable than Crais, who is in excellent form here... Los Angeles ace Crais (The Promise, 2015, etc.) extends his streak of sharp, enjoyable thrillers' Kirkus
`Gripping... The Wanted is a relentless thriller... and I found myself engrossed by two terrible - but remarkably compelling - villains... a welcome literary gift from a master of the craft' HuffPost
AUTHOR: Robert Crais is the author of the bestselling Cole & Pike novels. A native of Louisiana, Crais moved to Hollywood in the late 70s where he began a successful career in television, writing scripts for such major series as Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice and Hill Street Blues. In the mid 80s, Crais created a series of crime novels based around the characters Cole & Pike. In addition, Crais has also written several bestselling standalone thrillers. Robert Crais lives in LA with his wife and family.