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5 edition of The Last Detective found in the catalog.

The Last Detective

by Robert Crais

  • 201 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24252294M
ISBN 109780385504270
OCLC/WorldCa233576304

ROBERT CRAIS: THE LAST DETECTIVE But beneath his wisecracking, cocky exterior has lain a troubled soul, and when the son of his longtime girlfriend, Lucy Chenier, goes missing, Cole's demons - from the secrets of his childhood to the haunting, long-suppressed images of his service in Vietnam - threaten to destroy the world he's built. Feb 18,  · Before he hit the big time with Hostage (), Crais made his name with seven novels about wisecracking but ever tougher L.A. shamus Elvis ogmaexpo.com his old hero’s overheated return suggests that somebody can’t go home again. Minutes before Elvis’s ladylove, lawyer–turned–TV commentator Lucy Chenier, returns from five days on the road, her son Ben, who’s been bonding with .

The Last Detective A Peter Diamond Investigation (Book): Lovesey, Peter: I am so excited for you to be at the very beginning of this trend-setting, beautifully written, vivid seriesfrom the introduction by LOUISE PENNY In the first entry to the series and winner of the Anthony Boucher Award for Best Mystery Novel, Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen to. The Last Detective (Book): Lovesey, Peter: Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond is the last detective: 'not some lad out of police school with a degree in computer studies' but a genuine gumshoe, given to doorstopping and deduction. So when the naked body of a woman is found floating in the weeds in a lake near Bath with no-one willing to identify her, no marks and no murder weapon, his.

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency began in with a novel of the same name. The series contains over a dozen novels, with a new novel coming out most years. Below is a list of Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order). The Last Detective (Book): Crais, Robert: When the son of his long-time girlfriend, Lucy, goes missing, Elvis Cole finds himself encumbered by his personal demons, the dark secrets of his childhood, and long-suppressed memories of his service in Vietnam.


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The Last Detective is an interesting novel,written by a newer writer and is one of a series. His name is Robert Crais, and this novels hero is named Elvis Cole. Cole and his partner, Joe Pike are partners in a small time L.A. detective agency.

The Last Detective is a police procedural in the traditional, British form - think Colin Dexter, John Harvey or Ian Rankin. Lovesey tries to break the form up by varying the point of view, the book divided into parts, with each told from the perspective of a different character/5.

May 31,  · The Last Detective (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery) [Peter Lovesey] on ogmaexpo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol. In order to solve the mystery of the Lady in the Lake. The Last Detective (ISBN The Last Detective book is a book written by Peter Lovesey and published by Soho Crime (now owned by Penguin Random House) inwhich later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Novel in References.

The Last Detective is one of those books that grabs you from the first few pages and keeps you in the 'I hate to put this down' mode throughout the book.

Having a peek into Elvis Cole's past adds another demention to his character in this well written book/5(39).

About The Last Detective. With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic ogmaexpo.com, Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes the meaning of family and the burdens of the past.

The Last Detective is a British TV drama series, broadcast on ITV between 7 February and 31 Maystarring Peter Davison as the title character, Detective Constable "Dangerous Davies".The series is based on the "Dangerous Davies" series of novels written by Leslie Thomas, and was filmed in the north London suburbs of Willesden, Neasden and Harlesden.

Feb 18,  · The Last Detective book. Read reviews from the world. The Last Detective book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. P.I. Elvis Cole’s relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is st The Last Detective book. Read reviews from the world.

Home;/5. Praise for The Last Detective “The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition.” —Entertainment Weekly "A bravura performance slyly paced, marbled with surprise and in the end, strangely affecting." —The New York Times Book Review/5(38).

Elvis Cole is back With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage (a New York Times Notable Book) and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic ogmaexpo.com, in The Last Detective, Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes the meaning of family and the.

Buy a cheap copy of The Last Detective book by Robert Crais. Don't start reading The Last Detective with much on your calendar. This tense, satisfying thriller will glue you to your chair, as private eye Elvis Cole--the star Free shipping over $/5(5).

Praise for The Last Detective “The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition.” —Entertainment Weekly “A bravura performance slyly paced, marbled with surprise and in the end, strangely affecting.” —The New York Times Book Review.

Check out this great listen on ogmaexpo.com Elvis Cole is back With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage (a New York Times Notable Book) and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic prose.

Now, in The Last Detective, Crais returns. Detective Adrian Grace is the unduly harried flatfoot in this remarkable book, and he is the narrative magnet through whom Brian Cohn expertly unfolds his desperately fascinating plot in The Last Detective.

Grace hates the slicks. Loathes them, actually. "The Last Detective" is a bit of a change in pace, in that it really is a notch better than the Lovesey ogmaexpo.comive Superintendent Peter Diamond fluctuates between being interesting and being thoroughly unlikable. While not anti-computer, he is quite distrustful of them, and is unhappy with their effect on police work/5(5).

The Last Detective audiobook, by Robert Crais Elvis Cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. When she moved from Louisiana to join Elvis in Los Angeles, she never dreamed that violence would so easily touch her life -- but then the unthinkable happens.

While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying. ” The Last Detective is a bravura performance from a veteran showman: slyly paced, marbled with surprise and, in the end, strangely affecting.” Josh Rubins, New York Times Book Review “A marvellous achievement – masterfully plotted and totally absorbing over its entire pages.” Allen J.

The Last Detective is a British series that combines good detective stories with a character study and a fair bit of humor especially for the genre.

Detective "Dangerous" Davies (Peter Davison) has the lowly rank of Constable despite having reached his middle years, he is kind and considerate to everyone, but his colleagues have mockingly /10(1K). This book, The Last Detective, is another one of his books that I don't want to put down.

It is an excellent read. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. The Last Detective (Book): Crais, Robert: Elvis Cole is back With his acclaimed bestsellers,Hostage(aNew York TimesNotable Book) andDemolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic prose.

Now, inThe Last Detective, Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page. He is "the last detective"-- because he likes to use good old fashioned detective skills and he distrusts technology-- especially computers.

I liked the character in this book although I am happy that his character develops as the series continues. This mystery is wrapped up in discovering the identity and killer of a woman found dead in a river.I really enjoyed The Last Detective. The plot twists were carefully woven, so the book held my interest and the progression of the case felt solid and believable.

A good British police procedural. I liked Det. Peter Diamond - grumpy and troubled, but not warped. I found myself caring about the characters.Synopsis Elvis Cole is once again coming to terms with his life as a PI on the streets of LA.

He loves his girlfriend, Lucy Chenier, but his constant exposure to the Californian underclasses has stretched their relationship to the limit - especially when Cole's job brings danger too close to her beloved son.