Robert Crais

Mystery Novel Journalism
2022 Jun 01

Below is a listing of Roberts novels in order of publication. Information on thesenovels, including descriptions, excerpts, and reviews, is accessible by clicking on a novels title. Note:The year of each novels original publication is in parenthesis next to the title.

(note: first appearance by Lucy Chenier)

Publishers Weekly Best Books of 1996 selection

(note: Carol Starkey, who first appears in Demolition Angel, joins the Cole series)

The Barry Award winner Best Thriller 2007

Mystery Ink Gumshoe Award winner Best Thriller 2007

International Thriller Writers Thriller Award nominee

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association Best Mystery Award nominee

Other Novels (not in the Cole/Pike series)

(note: Carol Starkeys first appearance)

New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Best Crime Novel of the Year London Evening Standard

Top Ten Best Crime Novels of the Year Otto Penzler, New York Sun

Top Ten Best Crime Novels of the Year Oline Cogdill, Sun-Sentinel

Best Books of 2006 January Magazine