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Summary

Edgar Award nominee Robert Crais' L. A. Requiem is a gritty, harrowing look into the minds of a serial killer and the men determined to stop him.

Elvis Cole and former cop Frank Pike have been partners in a detective agency for 12 years. After an ex-girlfriend of Pike's disappears, the girl's father asks them to help the police with the search. When the missing persons case turns into a hunt for a killer who has been stalking victims in Los Angeles, Cole and Pike find themselves battling both a hostile police department and a madman.

Ron McLarty's masterful narration subtly builds a sense of Cole's and Pike's growing desperation to find some link between the victims as the body count continues to grow.

©1999 Robert Crais (P)2000 Recorded Books LLC

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Really unsettling

I feel very uncomfortable when the aggression between different people overrides all else. The self righteous cop who was bent on getting even with Pike was really far too much, people don't behave like that - the whole LA police force seemed to be guided by spite and their emotions - it was just silly.
The story was good overall, though I felt dissatisfied by this one especially the ending.

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