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									Robert CraisRobert Crais
Following a tremendously successful run as a television screenwriter, Robert Crais broke into the publishing world in a big way with his Elvis Cole and Joe Pike mystery novels, proving that for a select few, Los Angeles truly can be a city of dreams.

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Name:
Robert Crais
Current Home:
Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth:
1953
Place of Birth:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Education:
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1976; Clarion Writers Workshop at Michigan State University
Awards:
Anthony and Macavity Awards for Best Novel of the Year for The Monkey's Raincoat, 1987

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								The Watchman, Author: 
								Robert Crais.

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The Watchman
by Robert Crais
From our Editors: "Crais returns with a barnburner featuring his two most popular characters, Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. This time, Pike is at the center of the action as he throws himself into the dangerous job of protecting the life of a spoiled, 'rich bitch' federal witness."

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								Voodoo River, Author: 
								Robert Crais.
*  Free Fall (1993)
*  Voodoo River (1995)
*  L.A. Requiem (1999)
*  Demolition Angel (2000)
*  The Last Detective (2003)
*  Forgotten Man (2005)
*  The Two-Minute Rule (2006)
*  The Watchman (2007)

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The Best Book to Read First

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								The Monkey's Raincoat, Author: 
								Robert Crais.

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The Monkey's Raincoat
by Robert Crais
P. I. Elvis Cole makes his debut in this, Crais's first novel. Taking the mystery genre by storm, the book was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards and won both the Anthony and Macavity for Best Novel of the Year.

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