Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Crossover Covers: The Watchman/The Two Minute Rule
On the run from a hit squad, Joe Pike and the woman he’s protecting abandon his red Jeep Cherokee in a grocery store parking lot. It is stolen by ex-con Max Holman. It is mentioned Holman used to steal cars for two Hispanic gangsters named the Chihuahua Brothers. The Watchman is the first Joe Pike novel. Joe Pike is the partner of Crais’ P.I. Elvis Cole. Pike appears in all the Elvis Cole books and Cole in all the Joe Pike books. The Two Minute Rule is a standalone novel featuring former bank robber Max Holman. The Jeep Cherokee links the two books. The Chihuahua brothers are mentioned in Crais’ Elvis Cole novel L.A. Requiem.