New York Times-bestselling author
Robert Crais is the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of THE WANTED (On Sale December 26, 2017) as well as twenty previous novels, fifteen of them featuring private investigator Elvis Cole and his ex-cop, ex-Marine partner Joe Pike. Nominated for every major crime-writing award (for a total of twenty nominations), he has won the Anthony, Barry, Shamus, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Ross Macdonald awards, among others. In 2014, he received a Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America, which represents the pinnacle of achievement in mystery writing. His novels have been translated into more than forty languages and are global bestsellers in more than sixty nations. A native of Louisiana, he was designated a "Louisiana Legend" by Louisiana Public Broadcasting, an honor he shared with Governor Kathleen Blanco, the first woman governor of the state, and NBA Hall of Famer Joe Dumars. Crais lives in Los Angeles.