Private detective Elvis Cole takes Jennifer Sheridan's case, which involves her decorated Los Angeles-cop boyfriend in some mysterious trouble, and Cole and his partner Pike are soon plunged in police corruption, gangs, and the depiction of themselves as armed killers. Reprint.
“For my father, Robert Emmett Crais, called away before the show.”author Robert Crais
“Perhaps they would bill me as Elvis Cole, World's Fastest Detective.”Elvis Cole
The kind of happy, innocent pretty that starts deep inside, and doesn’t stop on the way out.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
time crept past like a dying thing, heavy and slow and unable to rest.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
Pike said, “If we have limits, they are self-imposed.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
LT. ERIC DEES SGT. PETER GARCIA OFF. FLOYD RIGGENS OFF. WARREN PINKWORTH OFF. MARK THURMANHighlighted by 4 Kindle customers
Edward told me that we were going to see a guy he knew named Ray Depente. He said that Ray had spent twenty-two years in the Marine Corps, teaching hand-to-hand down at Camp PendletonHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
At twelve fifty-five, I gave Jennifer Sheridan a lift the three blocks back to her office and then I headed back toward mine, but I wasn’t particularly happy about it.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
I’ve seen before, on men as well as women. “I’m a detective, Ms. Sheridan. I’m not going to hurt you. You may even find that you like me.” I gave her my best Dudley Do-Right smile. The oneHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
“What are you drinking to get eyes like that—Aqua Velva?”Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
But the birds scratch the seed out of the feeder, then fly down to the deck to eat the seed. They know there’s a cat, but still they go down to pick at the seed. When you think about it, people are often like this, too.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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