Stalking the Angel

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Stalking the Angel
Author Robert Crais
Country United States
Language English
Series Elvis Cole series
Genre Detective fiction
Publisher Bantam
Publication date
1989
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 288 pp
ISBN 0-553-28644-7
Preceded by The Monkey's Raincoat
Followed by Lullaby Town

Stalking the Angel is a 1989 detective novel by Robert Crais. It is the second in a series of linked novels centering on the private investigator Elvis Cole.

Characters[edit]

  • Elvis Cole – Private Detective, protagonist
  • Joe Pike – Elvis' partner, former cop

Warren family and friends, partners, and employees[edit]

  • Bradley Warren – hires Elvis Cole to find the Hagakure; president of Warren Investments Corporation
  • Jillian Becker – Bradley's assistant
  • Sheila Warren – Bradley's wife
  • Mimi Warren – daughter of Bradley and Sheila
  • Traci Louise Fishman – friend of Mimi Warren
  • Mr. Tashiro – head of the Tashiro family who gave the Hagakure to Bradley Warren
  • Hatcher – security at Warren's home
  • Jack Ellis (boss) and Davis – security at a hotel of Bradley Warren

Yakuza[edit]

  • Yuki Torobuni – L.A.'s yakuza boss and owner of Mr. Moto's
  • Nobu Ishida – owns an import business in Little Tokyo and is a member of the yakuza
  • Eddie Tang – one of Nobu Ishida's guys and Mimi's lover

Gray Army[edit]

  • Kira Asano – artist and head of Gray Shield Enterprises and the Gray Army
  • Frank and Bobby – Kira Asano's security
  • Carol and Kerri – friends of Mimi Warren and followers of Kira Asano
  • Joan – another follower of Kira Asano

Cops[edit]

Other[edit]

  • Carol Hillegas – runs a halfway house for kids
  • Berke Feldstein – works at Art Werks Gallery
  • Malcom Denning and Barbara – work at Sun Tree Gallery
  • Rick Barton – owner of Barton's Pistol Range
  • Richards Sangoise – a dope dealer
  • Eddie Ditko – works at the Herald Examiner