Robert Crais is the 2006 recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. The author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently Taken, he lives in Los Angeles.
One of Booklist's 10 Best Crime Fiction Books of the Year
LAPD cop Scott James is not doing so well. Nine months ago, a shocking assault by unidentified men killed his partner, Stephanie, nearly killed him, and left him enraged, ashamed, and ready to explode. He is unfit for dutyuntil he meets his new partner.
Maggie is not doing so well, either. A German shepherd who survived two tours in Afghanistan sniffing explosives before losing her handler, her PTSD is as bad as Scott’s.
They are each other’s last chance. And they’re about to investigate the one case no one wants them to touch: identifying the men who murdered Stephanie. But what they find could ultimately break them both.
“[A] heart-tugging novel…Maggie…holds us captive, enthralled by Crais’s perceptive depiction of her amazing capacities.”—The New York Times Book Review
“An intense, fast-paced, and thrilling page turner.”—CNN.com
“A read-in-one-sitting thriller.” —Booklist (starred review)
“An emotional masterpiece. Suspect is without a doubt Crais’s best novel to date.” —Author magazine