Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 Private Investigator / PI 4 Buy
2 Private Investigator / PI 4 Buy
3 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
4 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
5 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
6 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
7 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
8 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
9 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy

10 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
11 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
12 Thriller / T 5 Buy
13 Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
14 Thriller / T 5 Buy
15 General Fiction / GF 1 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Elvis Cole Novels

  • Book - 1

    When quiet Ellen Lang enters Elvis Cole's Disney-Deco office, she's lost something very valuable--her husband and her young son. The case seems simple enough, but Elvis isn't thrilled. Neither is his enigmatic partner and firepower, Joe Pike. Their s...

  • Book - 2

    The blonde who walked into Cole's office was the best-looking woman he'd seen in weeks. The only thing that kept her from rating a perfect "10" was the briefcase on one arm and the uptight hotel magnate on the other. Bradley Warren had lost something...

  • Book - 3

    Hollywood's newest wunderkind is Peter Alan Nelsen, the brilliant, erratic director known as the King of Adventure. His films make billions, but his manners make enemies. What the boy king wants, he gets, and what Nelsen wants is for Elvis to comb th...

  • Book - 4

    Elvis Cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix. And Jennifer Sheridan qualifies: Her fiance, Mark Thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble--the kind o...

  • Book - 5

    L.A. private eye Elvis Cole is hired by popular television star Jodie Taylor to delve into her past and identify the biological parents who gave her up for adoption thirty-six years before. Cole's assignment is to find out their biological history an...

  • Book - 6

    Elvis Cole is back on his own turf in Los Angeles, and embroiled in a controversial high-profile murder case. A wealthy restaurateur is accused of murdering his wife, and his hot-shot defense attorney hires Elvis to find proof that police detective A...

  • Book - 7

    Life in the California sun suits Elvis Cole--until the day a fifteen-year-old girl and her two younger siblings walk into his office. Then everything changes. Three years ago, a Seattle family ran for their lives in a hail of bullets. Hired by thr...

  • Book - 8

    The day starts like any other in L.A. The sun burns hot as the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering city. But for private investigator Joe Pike, the city will never be the same again. His ex-lover, Karen Garcia, is dead...

  • Book - 9

    P.I. Elvis Cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. Then the unthinkable happens. While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son Ben is staying with Elvis, the boy vanishes without a trace. When the kidnappers call, it's n...

  • Book - 10

    In an alleyway in Los Angeles an old man, clutching faded newspaper clippings and gasping his last words to a cop, lies dying of a gunshot wound. The victim claims to be P.I. Elvis Cole's long-lost father--a stranger who has always haunted his son. ...

  • Book - 11

    Robert Crais's supercool California P.I. is back with a vengeance. It's fire season in the Los Angeles hills, and as an inferno closes in on the homes of Laurel Canyon, the LAFD makes a gruesome discovery--the days-old corpse of an apparent suicid...

  • Book - 12

    But when Joe Pike does return, it is to a case that will rock him to his core. Five years ago, Dru Rayne and her uncle fled from Louisiana to Los Angeles after Hurricane Katrina hit, but now they face a different kind of danger. A neighborhood pro...

  • Book - 13

    "They ran hard toward the mountains, driving without lights. They had to move fast or Cole would be lost." When Nita Morales hires Elvis Cole to find her missing adult daughter, she isn't afraid, even though she's gotten a phone call asking for rans...

  • Book - 14

    Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are joined by Suspect heroes Scott James and his K-9 partner, Maggie, in the new masterpiece of suspense from the #1 New York Times -- bestselling author. Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice -- these are the t...

  • Book - 15

    Private investigator Elvis Cole and his enigmatic partner Joe Pike are back on the case in this brilliant new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Robert Crais.Adele Schumacher isn't a typical worried mom.  When she hires...


L.A. Requiem
2000 Dilys Award -- Mystery Novel
The Monkey's Raincoat
1988 Anthony Award -- Paperback Original
1988 Macavity Award -- First Mystery
Sunset Express
1996 Shamus Award -- P.I. Novel