Joe Pike

Created by Robert Crais "Joe Pike is a conscious representative of our righteous rage at injustice. He is what happens when society fails." -- Crais explains Pike in The Line-Up. A longtime fan favourite, JOE PIKE is the strong silent partner of Robert Crais' Elvis Cole, appearing in all his books. But in 2007, Pike finally took … Continue reading Joe Pike

Elvis Cole

Created by Robert Crais (1953--) Only in L.A. You haven't seen a P.I. like this one, I'll bet. He has a Mickey Mouse phone and a Pinocchio wall clock in his office on Santa Monica Boulevard, drinks his coffee out of a Spider-Man mug, frequently quotes Jiminy Cricket and claims he wants to be Peter … Continue reading Elvis Cole

Props & Peeves

Private Eye Stories from A Real-Life P.I. By Colleen Collins Okay, true confession time here. Yes, I'm a working professional private investigator , but the truth is... I love reading about fictional private eyes' searches for hidden truths down a wide variety of mean streets. I just love the stuff, and I'm honoured to have … Continue reading Props & Peeves