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Robert B. Parker



Born and raised in Massachusetts, Robert B. Parker completed a Ph.D. in English at Boston University. He married his wife Joan in 1956. He began writing his Spencer novels while teaching at Boston's North-eastern University in 1971. In 1997 he wrote his first Jesse Stone novel, Night Passage. Parker was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 2002.
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Wilderness

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

At 46, Aaron Newman was enjoying the good things in life - a good marriage, good health, a good job. Then he witnesses a murder and is plunged into a world of fear and violence. But Aaron refuses to be a victim. In a world where only the strongest survive, he determines to eliminate the psychopath who threatens those he loves.

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Thin Air (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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Walking Shadow (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

A local theatre director claims he is being followed. An actor is gunned down onstage. There's more behind the scenes than an overzealous critic - and private detective Spenser intends to find out exactly what that is...

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Paper Doll (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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Double Deuce (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

Double Deuce is a forgotten neighbourhood, home to some of Boston's toughest gangs. Private detective Spenser and his sidekick, Hawk, have been tasked with cleaning up the area. But before they can begin, Spenser must take on the teenage thugs and gain control of the streets.

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Pastime (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

Ten years ago, Spenser saved a teenage boy from his father's rage. Now, in his twenties, the son is seeking answers to his mother's sudden disappearance. And once again, Spenser is the only one he can turn to.

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Stardust (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

When Spenser is hired to protect glamorous star Jill Joyce from an anonymous harasser, he gets more than he bargained for. The stalking is growing steadily more sinister and Spenser fears it could soon turn into murder.

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Playmates (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

When Spenser is hired to look into rumours of match fixing in university basketball, his investigations lead him deep into the gambling underworld - and into the most dangerous job of his career.

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Crimson Joy (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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Pale Kings and Princes (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

When a young journalist researching the cocaine trade in a small Massachusetts town is found murdered, private detective Spenser is called in to find out who is responsible. Wheaton isn't just any small town though - Spenser soon discovers it's one of the biggest cocaine distribution centres in the Northeast. But the local drugs cartel are not the only suspects - did the journalist get too close to the truth, or too close to the wife of a very jealous man?

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Taming a Sea-Horse (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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A Catskill Eagle (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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Valediction (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

When a religious sect kidnap a young dancer, a hit man's bullet soon has Spenser's name on it. But the most dangerous man to cross is the one who isn't afraid to die, and Spenser has just lost the woman who made his life worth living.

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The Widening Gyre (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

When a senatorial candidate's seemingly perfect wife becomes the target of blackmailers, Spenser quickly becomes embroiled in a world where political ambition often extends into corruption and violence.

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Ceremony (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

The trail of a missing high-school girl leads private detective Spenser to the Boston red-light district and to an underworld of high-class brothels, vice and corruption.

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A Savage Place (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

TV reporter Candy Sloan is in danger, after investigating labour racketeering in Hollywood's movie industry. Someone isn't happy about it. Spenser is hired to keep Candy safe until the story breaks, but when he discovers quite how far she is willing go to secure her headline, he begins to have second thoughts about the job. But soon her unorthodox approach isn't his only concern...

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The Judas Goat (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker
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God Save the Child (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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The Godwulf Manuscript (A Spenser Mystery)

Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker

The first in the series featuring private detective Spenser sees Spenser hired to return a stolen fourteenth-century manuscript to its rightful owners, an investigation that soon leads him into a complex web of murder, radical politics, adultery, drugs and organised crime.

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Stranger in Paradise

Robert B. Parker, Robert B. Parker
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Robert B. Parker, Robert B. Parker