A long time ago, Joe Pike asked for help. In return, he would, one day, be called upon to return the favour, no questions asked. That day has come. Joe Pike is asked to protect the life of Larkin Conner Barkley, a spoiled rich girl who happens to be a federal witness in a major case. But someone is leaking information about their whereabouts, and the killers are getting all too close. So Pike hatches a plan: disappear into the anonymous underbelly of Los Angeles, turn the tables and hunt down the hunters.
really enjoyed this one too. pike plays the main role in this exciting book, lots of twists and turns as usual make it an exciting listen. excellent n..Show More »arrator again too« Show Less
Frank Meyer had got out of 'the life' safely. He had put an end to his mercenary days, turned over a new leaf and settled down with his wife and children. It had been a hard decision but, encouraged by his boss and friend Joe Pike, he had walked away. Ten years later, a group of armed men break into his Los Angeles home and brutally gun down him and his family. It's a vicious, cold and professional job. The crew leave no trace behind except the bodies.
Great book good pace to the story main characters were very well thought out & I thoroughly enjoyed them.Narrator a tiny bit annoying but the boo..Show More »k easily compensated for that...definite thumbs up & recommended from me!« Show Less
After the nightmare of Hurricane Katrina, Dru Rayne and her uncle relocated to Los Angeles. Five years later, their struggling restaurant faces a different danger. When Joe Pike witnesses Dru's uncle beaten by a neighbourhood gang, he offers his own brand of protection, but neither Dru nor her uncle want his help. And neither do the federal agents mysteriously watching their store...But Pike is falling for Dru and won't back away whether she wants his help or not.
I love the friendship between Pike and Elvis Cole also the gentle humour.The story is well written and certainly kept my interest, there is ..Show More »lots going on with twists and turns to keep you guessing. Well worth a read.I liked Luke Daniels as narrator, he brought the characters to life.« Show Less
Elvis Cole. All round nice guy. Always the first man to help a stranger in distress. This time, however, he's paid the ultimate price for trying to be the good Samaritan. Joe Pike. A fierce protector and a dangerous enemy. This time his tough guy exterior will be tested to the limit as he risks everything to save his closest friend. The clock is ticking now that Elvis has been Taken.
enjoyed this book, however not quite as griping as some other Robert crais titles. Still listened to this one through til the end.
Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice - these are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case - until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown.
A well worked punchy plot with twists and turns and the usual Elvis Cole panache - thoroughly enjoyed it !!