From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Elvis Cole and Joe Pike series comes a thrilling novel featuringLAPD K-9 Officer Scott James and his German shepherd, Maggie.
Nine months ago, a shocking assault by unidentified men killed Scott James' partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for duty until he meets his new partner.
Maggie is not doing so well, either. A German shepherd who survived two tours in Afghanistan sniffing explosives before losing her handler, her PTSD is as bad as Scott's.
They are each other's last chance. And they re about to investigate the one case no one wants them to touch: identifying the men who murdered Stephanie. But what they find could ultimately break them both.
One ofBooklist's 10 Best Crime Fiction Books of the Year
About the Author
Robert Craisis the author of twenty novels, many of them featuring private investigator Elvis Cole and his laconic ex-cop partner Joe Pike. They have won many awards, been on many bestseller lists, and now are #1. Before writing his first novel, Crais spent several years writing scripts for such major television series asHill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, Miami Vice, Quincy, Baretta, andL.A. Law, as well as for many other series and television movies. He received an Emmy nomination for his work onHill Street Blues. In 2005, one of his standalone novels, Hostage, the first to become aNew York Timesbestseller, was also made into a movie starring Bruce Willis. The novels of Robert Crais have been translated into forty-two languages and are bestsellers around the world. In 2006, he was the recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award for raising the standards of literary excellence. A native of Louisiana, he now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, three cats, and many thousands of books."