Robert B. Parker
2) Spare change
When a serial murderer dubbed “The Spare Change Killer” by the Boston press surfaces after three decades in hiding, the police immediately seek out the cop, now retired, who headed the original task force: Phil Randall. As a sharp-eyed investigator and a doting parent (“You’re smart....
3) High profile
6) Split image
8) Sea change
A battered body washes ashore in Paradise, Massachusetts, during the town’s biggest event—Race Week. Jesse’s investigation takes him to Florida, and back, while his private life takes him back to his ex-wife.
9) Thin air
“The toughest, funniest, wisest, private eye in the field these days.”—Houston Chronicle
Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript. He is hardly surpised that his only clue is a radical...
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12) Perish twice
"Parker may be the finest prose stylist in the genre."-The Denver Post
"Jesse Stone is one of Robert B. Parker's finer inventions" USA Today
In Stone Cold, Police Chief Jesse Stone has a problem. Actually, several problems: dead bodies turning up, and no clues. A man takes his dog out for a run on the beach, only to be discovered hour later-with two holes in his chest. A woman drives her Volvo to the mall...
14) Blue-eyed devil
15) Promised Land
Cape Cod businessman Harvey Shepard is in over his head. He lost a quarter million on a shady real estate deal, the loan shark is circling, and now he needs a private investigator to find out where his wife, Pam, disappeared to. Spencer takes the case, but finding...
16) Paper doll
Hired by Loudon Tripp, an aggrieved Boston aristocrat who believes his late wife Olivia's brutal street slaying to be something other than random violence, Spencer immediately senses that his client's picture-perfect portrayal of his family life is false. For starters, the victim's reputation is too saintly, her house is as lived-in as a stage set, and her troubled children don't appear to be the product of a happy home. Spencer plunges into a...
17) Now and then
18) Blue screen
20) Mortal Stakes
Is Marty throwing fast balls or throwing games? It doesn't take long for Spenser to link Marty's performance with Linda's past...or to find himself trapped between a crazed racketeer and an enforcer toting an M-16.
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