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First-rate crime thriller by the master. ( )
  KRoan | Jul 25, 2014 |
Not his best book. I read them all dutifully in hardcover, as soon as my mom finishes with them. I always enjoy them and this was no exception, but he may have phoned this one in a little.

I don't really understand why he chose to tell it out of chronological order, maybe it built suspense better that way?

I will say that I enjoy having both Pike and Elvis figure prominently in the narrative, with chapters from each of their points of view. ( )
  keneumey | Jun 4, 2014 |
Pretty good thriller, not much of a mystery. I found that the multiple viewpoints added to the suspense but thinned out the character depth. Found the AG Mother mostly a distraction. ( )
  MichaelKelberer | Aug 21, 2013 |
Everything was good except the format. It just didn't work. It was distracting and made it hard to read. I finally gave up and read all the kids'part, Elvis' part and then all Pikes.

The first time ever I have given a 2 to Mr. Crais. ( )
  pjh1984 | Mar 31, 2013 |
Elvis Cole along with Joe Pike and Jon Stone go head to head with kidnappers from the US-Mexico border. Exciting book. ( )
  jsharpmd | Oct 22, 2012 |
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Cut you,
I bleed.
Our name is love. - Tattooed Beach Sluts
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for Aaron Priest more than an agent my good and trusted friend with love
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Jack Berman wrapped his arms around his girlfriend, Krista Morales, and watched his breath fog in the cold desert air.
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Hired along with Joe Pike to investigate the alleged kidnapping of a wealthy industrialist's son, Elvis Cole goes undercover to infiltrate a ring of professional border kidnappers only to be abducted himself.

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