The Wanted

Author(s): Robert Crais


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 thrillersKirkus

'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 readMystery 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

is intense and fast-paced and reads like a big-budget Hollywood blockbuster!'

'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


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  • : 9781471157493
  • : Simon & Schuster, Limited
  • : Simon & Schuster, Limited
  • : January 2019
  • : .945 Inches X 5.118 Inches X 7.795 Inches
  • : books

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  • : Robert Crais
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813/.54
  • : 336