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"Ellis spins a potent thriller."
"A page-turning potboiler. We like this book! The tone is a fusion of James Ellroy and James Carville."
-- Philadelphia Daily News
"Access to Power depicts the superficiality and shrewdness of life on Capitol Hill. This political thriller packs a powerful punch."
-- National Journal Hotline
"Before you can say 'Chinatown' we are immersed in a tale of mind-boggling corruption where virtually every character in the book has a hidden agenda. Ellis is a master plotter."
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500+ FIVE STAR Amazon Reviews
1200+ FIVE STAR Ratings on Goodreads
What's New, July 2019
The Dead Room Audio Book
I can't say how happy I am that the audio edition of THE DEAD ROOM is finally here. The novel is narrated by Jim McCance, the read so chilling, I couldn't sleep. I hope you enjoy this truly remarkable interpretation of one of my favorite novels.
The Dead Room, German & French Editions
The German editions of CITY OF FIRE and THE LOST WITNESS made their mark on Amazon's Top 10 List for two years and at the same time. So when Amazon asked about the German rights for THE DEAD ROOM, I was more than pleased! Just as exciting is the French translation of THE DEAD ROOM, which is actually the second time this thriller has been published in French! With more than 500 FIVE STAR reviews in the US, this is one of my most personal stories. "A truly one of a kind find."
"Ellis' powerhouse of a novel ... Ellis keeps everything in focus while building a staggering momentum."
-- Booklist, STARRED REVIEW
"CITY OF ECHOES is a dark, gritty, one-sit read. Ellis' trademark plotting is on full display here."
"Only really good writers can make you feel so strongly. CITY OF ECHOES is another bravura effort from the talented Robert Ellis."
-- Mystery Scene
"CITY OF ECHOES is an absorbing and entertaining read from first page to last and documents novelist Robert Ellis as a master of the genre."
-- Midwest Book Review
"Scorching. Deliciously twisted. Nothing is what it appears to be. Ellis succeeds masterfully in both playing fair and pulling surprise after surprise in a story that feels like a runaway car plunging down a mountain road full of switchbacks."
"Ellis serves up a killer crime tale with riveting characters and relentless twists."
"Los Angeles, under a cloud of acrid smoke. Robert Ellis´s CITY OF FIRE is a gripping, spooky crime novel."
"CITY OF FIRE is my kind of crime novel. Gritty, tight and assured."
-- Michael Connelly
"CITY OF FIRE features a tough but deeply flawed protagonist, a tantalizingly complex plot, fully realized -- and realistic -- characters, and most of all, a palpable intensity. And if that weren't enough, the bombshell plot twist at the novel's conclusion makes this an absolute must read for thriller aficionados."
City of Fire Spanish Edition
In October 2013 a Spanish translation of CITY OF FIRE came out as CIUDAD DE FUEGO, the reviews wonderful. This past week a Kindle edition was released. I'd been hoping this would happen, and it finally did. I'm jazzed about the whole thing, including the cover art which I think is terrific.
THE LOVE KILLINGS is a continuation of CITY OF ECHOES, the story set six weeks later when a new series of gruesome murders occur in Philadelphia. All evidence points to the killer who fled LA, a man of unprecedented savagery and cunning. LAPD Detective Matt Jones is recruited by a federal prosecutor to join the FBI's special task force in the hunt for this brutal mass killer.
R E C E N T A U D I O B O O K S
What's so frightening about ACCESS TO POWER, especially in these scary DC times, is that almost everything in this political thriller really happened to me or someone I know. Andrew Tell's narration is pitch perfect for a story that feels like "a political rollercoster. Definitely, edge of seat!" (JAQUO)
R E C E N T T R A N S L A T I O N S
T H E L E N A G A M B L E N O V E L S
Access to Power Audio Book
On the 1st and 15th of each month, two readers will be selected to receive a free book (US Only). Titles include both Detective Matt Jones thrillers, and all three Lena Gamble novels. The Gamble novels are hardcover 1st editions. All books will be signed.
To enter, click CONTACT ROBERT at the bottom of this page. Then click Robert's email address, or even easier, just send an email directly to Robert at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to write BOOK CONTEST in the subject line, and tell us where you would like the book shipped! Enjoy the read!
***July 15th Winner is Heather from Kenner, LA!
***July 15th 2nd Winner is Dominique from Clarksville, TN!
DETECTIVE MATT JONES BOOK 3 IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER RIGHT NOW!
R O B E R T E L L I S N E W S
F R E E B O O K C O N T E S T !
On medical leave in LA after hunting down the mass killer in The Love Killings, Detective Matt Jones is asked to investigate reports that a body has been found buried in the woods. Driven by a rising body count, Jones and his partner, Denny Cabrera, soon find themselves in the middle of a drug war between an infamous mob figure and the power of Wall Street. Worse still, big shots in city government are in on it, too. And everybody wants the same thing—to pin the murders on Matt Jones and watch him run for his life.
With The Girl Buried in the Woods, Robert Ellis delivers his most terrifying thriller yet. Filled with fully realized characters, and a story inspired by a real-life murder Ellis experienced as a ten-year-old boy, this spine-tingling read feels like a ride on a roller coaster plunging through the void with no brakes.