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Last Detective, The (Elvis Cole)

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Published by Brilliance Audio Unabridged Lib Ed .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/Mystery,
  • Fiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled,
  • Suspense,
  • Fiction / Suspense,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Audio - Fiction (Unabridged)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesElvis Cole (9)
    ContributionsJames Daniels (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8826100M
    ISBN 101587885190
    ISBN 109781587885198
    OCLC/WorldCa51609285


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It concerns the police investigation lead by Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond into the assumed murder of an unknown woman found floating in a lake. Murder is assumed because she is naked and her clothes are missing but there is no obvious cause of death.4/5(). The Last Detective is the first Last Detective I have read by Mr Lovesey.

It concerns the police investigation lead by Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond into the assumed murder of an unknown woman found floating in a lake.

Murder is assumed because she is naked and her clothes are missing but there is no obvious cause of death.4/5(). The book called The Last Detective, by Peter Lovesey is about a detective called Diamond, set in Bath and a more. Actually, no - they are different. The book called The Last Detective, by Peter Lovesey is about a detective called Diamond, set in Bath and a long-running series, up to 18 books by now, with the 18th published this year/5.

The Last Detective, Detective Grace is tasked with finding the killer of one of the new alien overlords called "slicks". The novel is full of rich detail on the day to day lives of the survivors who struggle to make it on their weekly rations and the constant threat of being sent to work camps from which no one has returned/5.

Instead of Pike, The Last Detective focuses on Elvis' past, from never knowing his father to his "free spirited" mother to his days in Vietnam. His relationship with Lucy is further strained and he runs on fumes trying to get Ben back.

I felt like LA Requiem was Joe Pike's defining book and The Last Detective does much the same for Elvis/5. Dangerous Davies is one of the books that the The Last Detective TV series was based on.

I really enjoyed the show and when I found out it was based on books by Leslie Thomas I decided to pick them up. The book is definitely darker in some aspects than the TV series/5.

The Last Detective (ISBN ) is a book written by Peter Lovesey and published by Soho Crime (now owned by Penguin Random House) inwhich later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Novel in Author: Peter Lovesey.

The Last Detective is a rare treat.”—The Washington Post Book World “Fast-moving a page-turning thriller.”—Chicago Tribune/5(39). It looks like Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond has his work cut out for him. Diamond is one of the last detectives of his kind, a gumshoe whose heroes solved crimes by question and answer, door stepping and deduction/5(38).

” The Last Detective is a bravura performance from a veteran showman: slyly paced, marbled with surprise and, in the end, strangely affecting.” Josh Rubins, New Last Detective Times Book Review “A marvellous achievement – masterfully plotted and totally absorbing over its entire pages.” Allen J.

Hubin, Deadly Pleasures. The book About The Last Detective. With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematicCrais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes the meaning of family and the burdens of the past.

"The Last Detective is that truly wonderful of finds: a smart book to transport you and distract you from the real world it so ironically mirrors. Cohn has done his job with great finesse and style, mixing genres so seamlessly that the reader forgets in which one he might be so thoroughly absorbed.

He is absorbed in : Pandamoon Publishing. Praise for The Last Detective “The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition.” —Entertainment Weekly “A bravura performance slyly paced, marbled with surprise and in the end, strangely affecting.” —The New York Times Book.

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OTHER BOOKS. Vault-C; Diamond Solitaire. The Last Detective is the first novel I have read by Mr Lovesey. It concerns the police investigation lead by Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond into the assumed murder of an unknown woman found floating in a lake.

Murder is assumed because she is naked and her clothes are missing but there is no obvious cause of death/5(). The Paperback of the The Last Detective: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel by Robert Crais at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Elvis Cole is back With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage (a New York Times Notable Book) and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematicin The Last Detective, Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes.

Detective Constable "Dangerous" Davies is the central character in a series of comic novels by Leslie Thomas and a TV series, The Last Detective made for ITV and starring Peter first novel in the series was also made into a film for television in It starred Bernard Cribbins and was scripted by Leslie d by: Leslie Thomas.

"The Last Detective" is a bit of a change in pace, in that it really is a notch better than the Lovesey ive Superintendent Peter Diamond fluctuates between being interesting and being thoroughly unlikable.

While not anti-computer, he is quite distrustful of them, and is unhappy with their effect on police work/5(5). About the Book. Elvis Cole is back With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage (a New York Times Notable Book) and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematicin The Last Detective, Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes Pages:   The obligatory squabbles about whose fault the kidnapping is, who ought to be first up in the investigation, and who ought to just stay out of the way is notable mainly for Elvis’s ease in getting L.A.

detective Carol Starkey, visiting from another Crais stand-alone (Demolition Angel, ), to side with him and his old partner Joe Pike, who. The Last Detective Alive book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of a series of comedy science fiction novels featuring /5.

Buy a cheap copy of The Last Detective book by Robert Crais. Don't start reading The Last Detective with much on your calendar. This tense, satisfying thriller will glue you to your chair, as private eye Elvis Cole--the star Free shipping over $/5(5).

The Last Policeman Trilogy Series Ben H. Winters With an approaching asteroid on a collision course with Earth, the end of the world is just months away. But as civilization frays at the edges, police detective Hank Palace is determined to stay on the job and investigate the crimes everyone ignores.

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The Last Detective is Robert Crais' richest, most intense tale of Elvis Cole that is, Crais's iconoclastic, smart-aleck L.A. PI, last seen in Indigo Slam(). Violent and action-packed, this eighth book in the series has less of Cole's usual wisecracking but all the intensity and convoluted plotting of his two recent stand-alone thrillers /5().

The last detective is, I think, Robert Crais' best book yet. The plot is very well written, the characters are very believable, and it gives more history into Joe and Elvis' pasts. I would highly reccomend this book.5/5(4). He is "the last detective"-- because he likes to use good old fashioned detective skills and he distrusts technology-- especially computers.

I liked the character in this book although I am happy that his character develops as the series continues. This mystery is wrapped up in discovering the identity and killer of a woman found dead in a river. The Last Detective is a rare treat."-- The Washington Post Book World "Fast-moving a page-turning thriller."-- Chicago Tribune P.I.

Elvis Cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained, but it becomes even more tense when the unthinkable happens: While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with.

One book (The Last Detective, which is the first in the series) involves missing Jane Austen letters, while another (The Vault) skeletal remains found in what was once Mary Shelley's cellar. My personal favorite, and a particular treat for avid mystery readers, is The Bloodhounds.

The Last Detective - great book This book was nothing like I expected ie it had no connection with the TV series however, the story line and narration was excellent.

I'll definitely get the next book in the series. 9 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond is the last detective: 'not some lad out of police school with a degree in computer studies' but a genuine gumshoe, given to doorstopping and deduction.

So when the naked body of a woman is found floating in the weeds in a lake near Bath with no-one willing to identify her, no marks and no murder weapon, his /5(2). " The Last Detective by Robert Crais () "Nina | 5/26/" Entertaining, though I am not sure that this is one of Crais' stronger books.

There seemed to be quite a few different threads going on - and though the plot was well resolved, I wasn't sure why some bits of the book were included. "> Hide All4/5. The Last Detective Elvis Cole Series, Book 9 The Last Detective is Robert Crais' richest, most intense tale of suspense yet.

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He is "the last detective"-- because he likes to use good old fashioned detective skills and he distrusts technology-- especially computers. I liked the character in this book although I am happy that his character develops as the series continues. This mystery is wrapped up in discovering the identity and killer of a woman found dead in a : Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Get this from a library! The last detective. [Robert Crais] -- When the son of his long-time girlfriend, Lucy, goes missing, Elvis Cole finds himself encumbered by his personal demons, the dark secrets of his childhood, and long-suppressed memories of his.Read free book excerpt from The Last Detective by Robert Crais, page 1 of 6.The Last Detective is Robert Crais' richest, most intense tale of suspense yet.

Investigate another case with Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. © Robert Crais (P) Brilliance Audio.