Bad Business Spenser Book 31G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - They aren't the most trusting couple in town, but as it turns out, they are the most dangerous. One of the great series in the history of the American detective story gets even better when Spenser is hired by a jilted bride to follow a cheating husband, only to cross paths with a detective hired to tail the two-timing wife.
School Days Spenser Book 33G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But based on the boy’s resigned attitude and the evidence stacked against him, Spenser isn’t convinced of anything—except that there’s trouble ahead. A horrifying school shooting draws Boston PI Spenser into a harrowing investigation in this thriller by New York Times bestselling author Robert B.
Parker. When a massachusetts boy is accused of mass murder, his socially prominent grandmother is convinced of his innocence and is willing to fight for him.
Hundred-Dollar Baby The Spenser Series Book 34G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - April kyle, a prostitute from Spenser's past, comes back into his life-with deadly complications.
Back Story Spenser Book 30G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - In robert B. Parker's most popular series, old crimes, an unsolved thirty-year-old-murder draws the victim's daughter out of the shadows for overdue justice-and lures Spenser into his own past, and dangerous lives.
Now and Then The Spenser Series Book 35G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Investigating a case of infidelity sounds simple—until it plunges Spenser and his beloved Susan into a politically charged murder plot that’s already left three people dead.
Widow's Walk Spenser Book 29G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - With next-to-no alibi, and multi-million reasons to kill her husband, she needs the best defense money can buy. One of boston’s elite has been murdered. The jury’s going to hate her. She’s blonde, beautiful, and young. His name is spenser, and he’d give anything to believe her. The accused is his new wife.
Rough Weather Spenser Book 36G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - A high society wedding ends unhappily ever after in this mystery starring Boston PI Spenser—“the timeless hero of American detective fiction” The New York Times Book Review. Hired as a bodyguard at an exclusive wedding, family secrets, Spenser witnesses an unexpected crime: the kidnapping of the young bride, which opens the door for murder, and the reappearance of an old nemesis.
The Professional Spenser Book 37G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - The wives of boston's wealthiest men have a mutual secret: they all had an affair with the same cad who's blackmailing them, and Spenser's been hired to stop him. But when the wives start dying one by one, Spenser's new case becomes murder.
Potshot Spenser Book 28G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But when this western idyll is threatened by a local gang—a twenty-first-century posse of desert rats, misfits, drunks, and scavengers—the local police seem powerless. Without any witnesses, spenser has little to go on, and it’s clear the local police chief won’t be doing much to help. Fortunato, tedy sapp and the redoubtable Hawk, Spenser must find a way to beat the gang at their own dangerous game.
Led by a charismatic individual known only as The Preacher, this motley band of thieves selectively exploits the town, nurturing it as a source of wealth while systematically robbing the residents blind. Enter spenser, who has been hired by the comely Mary Lou Buckman to investigate the murder of her husband.
Spenser returns—heading west to the rich man’s haven of Potshot, Arizona, a former mining town reborn as a paradise for Los Angeles millionaires looking for a place to escape the pressures of their high-flying lifestyles. Potshot overcame its rough reputation as a rendezvous for old-time mountain men who lived off the land, thanks to a healthy infusion of new blood and even newer money.
Potshot Spenser Book 28 #ad - Calling on his own cadre of tried-and-true cohorts, Chollo, including Vinnie Morris, Bobby Horse, Bernard J. It is mary lou’s belief that when her husband refused to pay The Preacher and his men protection money he was killed. The buckmans, a pair of L. A. Transplants, moved to Potshot and started a modest outdoor tour service.
Hugger Mugger Spenser Book 27G.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Now parker presents spenser with a deceptively dangerous and multi-layered case: Someone has been killing racehorses at stables across the south, and the Boston P. I. Travels to georgia to protect the two-year-old destined to become the next Secretariat. The case takes an even more deadly turn when the attacker claims a human victim, and Spenser must revise his impressions of the whole Three Fillies organization--and watch his own back as well.
With razor-sharp dialogue, eloquently spare prose, and some of the best supporting characters to grace the printed page, Hugger Mugger is grand entertainment. Though clive has hired a separate security firm, he wants someone with Spenser's experience to supervise the operation. Despite a veneer of civility, Spenser encounters tensions beneath the surface southern gentility.
Hugger Mugger Spenser Book 27 #ad - His wisecracks, make for a satisfying read, combined with Parker's shorthand flair for scathing characterization, " said Entertainment Weekly of last year's Hush Money. It's easy to see why parker's snappy banter and cynical eye have kept fans turning pages for 25 years. Disregarding the resentment of the local Georgia law enforcement, Spenser takes the case.
When spenser is approached by walter clive, to find out who is threatening his horse Hugger Mugger, president of Three Fillies Stables, he can hardly say no: He's been doing pro bono work for so long his cupboards are just about bare.