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The monkey's raincoat

The monkey's raincoat

Crais, Robert

When quiet Ellen Lang enters Elvis's office, she's lost her husband and her son. Their search down the seamy side of Hollywood's studio lots and sculptured lawns soon leads them deep into a nasty netherworld of drugs and sex - and murder

Paperback, Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Published London: Orion, 2011

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Statement of responsibility: Robert Crais
ISBN: 1409135624, 9781409135623
Note: Originally published: London: Piatkus, 1989.
Physical Description: 237 p. ; 20 cm.
Series: An Elvis Cole novel
Subject: Cole, Elvis (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Pike, Joe (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Private investigators California Los Angeles Fiction.
Series Title: Elvis Cole novel.

Author note

Robert Crais is the author of the bestselling Cole & Pike novels. A native of Louisiana, Crais moved to Hollywood in the late 70s where he began a successful career in television, writing scripts for such major series as CAGNEY & LACEY, MIAMI VICE and HILL STREET BLUES. In the mid 80s, following his success with the TV buddy genre, Crais created a series of crime novels based around the characters Cole & Pike. In addition, Crais has also written several bestselling standalone thrillers. In 2014 he became a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America. Robert Crais lives in Los Angeles with his wife and family.
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[T]his action thriller is pure escapism and has great dialogue