The Monkey's Raincoat - Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

Robert Crais
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Chapters 1-3 Summary

The Monkey's Raincoat is the story of L.A. detective Elvis Cole, who is hired by Ellen Lang to find her husband and young son. Elvis discovers that Mort Lang has been killed by wealthy ex-bullfighter Dom Duran, because Duran believes Mort stole two kilos of cocaine. Perry, Ellen's son, is still being held hostage. Elvis tracks own the drugs and stages a raid on Duran's mansion to rescue the boy.

In Chapter 1, Janet Simon and Ellen Lang come to private detective Elvis Cole's office to hire him to find out where Ellen's missing husband Mort and son Perry are. The voluptuous Janet pushes Ellen to talk to Elvis, but Ellen is uncertain and reluctant. Elvis tells her about his background as a detective and explains that he will find Mort and Perry for two thousand dollars, not including expenses, but...

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