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Robert Crais was born in 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Before becoming a writer, he was a mechanical engineer. In 1976, he began writing scripts for television series including Miami Vice, Cagney and Lacey, and Hill Street Blues. He is the author of the Elvis Cole series and the Joe Pike series. The Monkey's Raincoat won the Anthony and Macavity Awards in 1988. In 2005, his novel Hostage was adapted into a movie starring Bruce Willis. He is the 2006 recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. In 2017 his title, The First Rule, made the IBook Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Monkey's Raincoat 1,827 copies, 52 reviews
The Watchman 1,823 copies, 44 reviews
L. A. Requiem 1,720 copies, 31 reviews
The Last Detective 1,588 copies, 25 reviews
The Forgotten Man 1,462 copies, 25 reviews
Chasing Darkness 1,372 copies, 29 reviews
The Two Minute Rule 1,334 copies, 29 reviews
Demolition Angel 1,326 copies, 20 reviews
Stalking the Angel 1,280 copies, 30 reviews
The First Rule 1,275 copies, 46 reviews
Sunset Express 1,206 copies, 21 reviews
Indigo Slam 1,186 copies, 17 reviews
The Sentry (Joe Pike) 1,162 copies, 53 reviews
Lullaby Town 1,153 copies, 24 reviews
Voodoo River 1,153 copies, 32 reviews
Hostage 1,144 copies, 24 reviews
Free Fall 1,137 copies, 24 reviews
Suspect 1,072 copies, 76 reviews
Taken 919 copies, 36 reviews
The Promise 644 copies, 37 reviews
The Wanted 470 copies, 21 reviews
A Dangerous Man 375 copies, 17 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2012 (Editor & Introduction) 119 copies, 2 reviews
Hostage [Abridged Audiobook] (Author & Narrator) 10 copies
The Forgotten Man [Abridged Audiobook] (Author & Narrator) 3 copies
Cross of Fire [1989 TV movie] (Writer) 3 copies, 1 review
Brisingr 1 copy
Countdown 1 copy
Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft (Introduction, some editions) 2,266 copies, 166 reviews
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe (Contributor) 184 copies, 5 reviews
Clarion SF (Contributor) 42 copies
2076: The American Tricentennial (Contributor) 24 copies
Mystery Street (Contributor) 16 copies
Livros condensados (Author) 3 copies

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Robert Crais: L.A. Is 'Natural Canvas' For Nightmare
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