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The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1) by Robert Crais Online



The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1)

The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1)

  • Title: The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1)
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  • ISBN : 9780385470087
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 245 pages


Taking the mystery community by storm, this Elvis Cole novel was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards and won both the Anthony and Macavity for Best Novel of the Year.When Ellen Lang s husband disappears with their son, she hires Elvis Cole to track him down A quiet and seemingly submissive wife, Ellen can t even write a check without him All she Taking the mystery community by storm, this Elvis Cole novel was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Shamus, and Macavity awards and won both the Anthony and Macavity for Best Novel of the Year.When Ellen Lang s husband disappears with their son, she hires Elvis Cole to track him down A quiet and seemingly submissive wife, Ellen can t even write a check without him All she wants is to get him and her son back no questions asked The search for Ellen s errant husband leads Elvis into the seamier side of Hollywood He soon learns that Mort Lang is a down on his luck talent agent who associates with a schlocky movie producer, and the last place he was spotted was at a party thrown by a famous and very well connected ex Matador But no one has seen him since including his B movie girlfriend.At the same time the police find Mort in his parked car with four gunshots in his chest and no kid in sight Ellen disappears Now nothing is what it seems, and the heat is on It s up to Elvis Cole and his partner Joe Pike to find the connection between sleazy Hollywood players and an ex Matador


Author Robert Crais

Robert Crais is the author of the best selling Elvis Cole novels A native of Louisiana, he grew up on the banks of the Mississippi River in a blue collar family of oil refinery workers and police officers He purchased a secondhand paperback of Raymond Chandler s The Little Sister when he was fifteen, which inspired his lifelong love of writing, Los Angeles, and the literature of crime fiction.




The Monkey's Raincoat (Elvis Cole, #1) Reviews (31)

  • I hated the 80s Hated them while I was living through them and twenty years later I still get slightly queasy when I think about that time So when I was reading this book written in 1987, and the hero is bragging about wearing white jeans with a white jacket to cover up his shoulder holster, I leane [..]

  • I have been meaning to start this series since last year and had high hopes as many of my friends are Elvis Cole fan But this didn t work for me Case was decent enough but there was just too many twists for a simple case Cole didn t make a good first impression Hope second book will be better than t [..]

  • If you ve followed my reading recently, it s no secret I ve been enjoying Robert Crais Elvis Cole books Somehow, I started with book three, Lullaby Town, perhaps because it was the first book in the series with an above four star average Thank goodness I did, because what a difference five ye [..]

  • Mort Lang runs off with his son, leaving his wife and daughters in the lurch Elvis Cole is tapped to find him and promptly ends up in the middle of a plot involving two kilos of cocaine Can Elvis find the drugs and find Mort and his son I have to admit that I wasn t sold on Elvis Cole at the beginni [..]

  • Great read I already have the 2nd book in the series. [..]

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