THE PROMISE by Robert Crais Reviewed

THE PROMISE Robert Crais G.P. Putnam November 10th, 2015 THE PROMISE by Robert Crais is a thrilling mystery. Fans will enjoy the pairing of the well-written characters he has brought to the page including Elvis Cole, Joe Pike, Scott James, Maggie the German Shepherd, and Jon Stone. The story line is realistic and action packed, making for an enjoyable novel. The author stated, “I saw potential for all three to come together as a group, although Elvis is the featured character. I consider myself their daddy and its all a big playground for me. I wanted to find a really good believable reason for them to cross paths and did not want it to...

Robert Crais Interview – THE PROMISE

Robert Crais’ THE PROMISE comes out November 10th, and it’s another fantastic book from one of the genres true masters. We were able to ask a few questions while Mr. Crais is waiting for the book to drop and the tour to start. Jon: Reading THE PROMISE was so much fun. Was this a fun book to write? Robert Crais: A novel is a marathon event. I take it mile by mile, and each mile is different. Some scenes were fun to write, others were brutal. End of the day, I love being with these characters and telling their stories. Jon: I’m finding myself more and more enjoying the “Crais Universe” you’ve created and the fact that the...

Throwback Thursday Jan15

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday for January 15 2015 looks back on MONKEY’S RAINCOAT. In 1987 Bantam published THE MONKEY’S RAINCOAT by Robert Crais, it introduced Private Detective Elvis Cole. The following year at Bouchercon in San Diego the book won the Anthony award for Best Paperback Original, beating Lilian Jackson Braun, THE CAT WHO PLAYED BRAHMS; Carolyn G. Hart, DEATH ON DEMAND; Conrad Haynes, BISHOP’S GAMBIT, Declined; Lia Matera, WHERE LAWYERS FEAR TO TREAD and Sharyn McCrumb, BIMBOS OF THE DEATH SUN (One of my all time favorite book titles). It also won 1988 Mystery Readers International Macavity Award for Best First Novel;...

Author Work-spaces: Robert Crais

One pic wouldn’t cover it, so strap up and dig it: My office is shaped like an L, so we have three angles. Herewith, a brief tour:     Foreground: My MacBook Air and my feet. If you needed to be told this, please go to the end of the line. My desk is directly across from me. I know it looks like a bunker wall, but it’s my desk, shot from the opposite corner where I am currently parked in a large brown chair. Note the clutter and mess. This happens as I get closer to finishing a book. In this case, THE PROMISE. Mail, magazines, research articles, and junk pile up on the desk and floor. I know, I know, I should be...

LEGO INTERVIEW – With Robert Crais

you can click on photos to make them bigger We’d like to thank Robert Crais for indulging our demented behavior and remind you that his new book SUSPECT is amazing and you should go see him while he’s on tour – CHECK DATES...