Books Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith Hardcover, 497 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $28 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleCareer of EvilAuthorRobert Galbraith Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary When a woman's severed leg is delivered to Robin Ellacott, her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, looks into his past to determine who is responsible. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Literary Fiction Fiction Awards and Recognition 6 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List Also by Robert Galbraith The Cuckoo's Calling The Silkworm Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Career of Evil Jun Tsuboike/NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour Writing 'Career Of Evil' Gave Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) Nightmares November 2, 2015 Rowling studied real criminal case studies to write the latest in the Cormoran Strike mystery series — "It was horrible," she says. But writing under a pseudonym remains "a very private pleasure." Writing 'Career Of Evil' Gave Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) Nightmares Listen · 22:54 22:54 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/453152339/453227196" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Author Interviews J.K. Rowling Explores Perils Of Fame In New Robert Galbraith Novel 'Career Of Evil' November 2, 2015 J.K. Rowling has just published her third mystery under the pseudonym. This time, detective Cormoran Strike and his beautiful assistant are battling a serial killer — and their own dark pasts. J.K. Rowling Explores Perils Of Fame In New Robert Galbraith Novel 'Career Of Evil' Listen · 7:10 7:10 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/452916567/453885703" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Rowling's Magic Needs No Spells In 'Career Of Evil' October 20, 2015 In her third outing as crime novelist Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling hits her stride with a fluid, complex mystery. Reviewer Annalisa Quinn says she excels at depicting evil, ordinary or otherwise.