The First Rule (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 12, 2010 - Fiction - 432 pages
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When Frank Meyer and his family are executed in their home, the police begin investigating the secret life they're sure Meyer had. Joe Pike's on a hunt of his own: to clear his friend's name, and to punish the people who murdered him. What starts out as a simple trail gets twisted fast by old grudges, double crosses, blood vengeance, and a crime so terrible even Pike and his partner Elvis Cole have no way to measure it.


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User Review  - AuntieClio - LibraryThing

If I were a beach bunny, this would be a good beach read. Just enough action and mystery to keep a reader occupied, no deep thinking necessary. Frank Meyers was a stand up guy with a family and a ... Read full review

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User Review  - whwatson - LibraryThing

This morning I finished "To Kill A Mockingbird"; this afternoon I read and completed "The First Rule". Obviously they are totally different in subject matter and category but comparisons between the ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Robert Crais is the 2006 recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. He is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, most recently The First Rule. He lives in Los Angeles.

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