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Parker, Robert B. 1932-2010

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Most widely held works by Robert B Parker
Potshot : a Spenser novel by Robert B Parker( Book )

69 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston P.I. Spenser returns, in the latest from bestselling author Robert Parker, to take on a ruthless local gang in the millionaire's paradise of Potshot, Arizona. Spenser heads west to the rich man's haven of Potshot, Arizona, to defend the town and its transplanted Los Angeles yuppie residents from a 21st-century posse of desert rats, misfits, drunks and scavengers who are robbing the town blind and threatening residents' newly-discovered sense of harmony
High profile by Robert B Parker( Book )

64 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling with a high-profile case involving the murders of a controversial talk-show host and a young woman, Paradise police chief Jesse Stone becomes increasingly frustrated by the lack of interest on the part of the victims' families
Split image by Robert B Parker( Book )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 4,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What initially appears to be a low-level mob hit takes on new meaning when a high-ranking crime figure is found dead on Paradise Beach. Jesse Stone and private investigator Sunny Randall team up to solve two cases involving the gunshot murder of Petrov Ognowski and a religious cult holding an 18-year-old girl against her will
Stranger in paradise by Robert B Parker( Book )

32 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years after hit man Crow Cromartie escapes with the spoils of a lucrative heist, Massachusetts police officer Jesse Stone is astonished when the fugitive enlists his cooperation with a job gone bad involving a young woman whose father wants her killed
Night and day by Robert B Parker( Book )

43 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradise, Massachusetts, Police Chief Jesse Stone must deal in his own laconic way with the town's rights and wrongs, including a Peeping Tom, the Paradise Free Swingers, and a firestorm of protests at the junior high school
Now and then by Robert B Parker( Book )

47 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a new client's unfaithful wife, Boston private eye Spenser finds himself in trouble when the case goes terribly wrong and three people wind up dead, a situation that reveals the wife's lover's ties to a terrorist organization
The professional by Robert B Parker( Book )

49 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 4,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Shaw specializes in wills and trusts at the Boston law firm of Shaw & Cartwright, and over the years she's developed a friendship with wives of very wealthy men. However, these rich wives have a mutual secret: they've all had an affair with a man named Gary Eisenhower--and now he's blackmailing them for money. Shaw hires Spenser to make Eisenhower "cease and desist," so to speak, but when women start turning up dead, Spenser's assignment goes from blackmail to murder
School days by Robert B Parker( Book )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lily Ellsworth the grand dame of Dowling, Massachusetts hires Spenser to investigate her grandson Jared Clark's alleged involvement in a school shooting. Though seven people were killed in cold blood, and despite Jared's being named as a co-conspirator by the other shooter, Mrs. Ellsworth is convinced of her grandson's innocence
Rough weather by Robert B Parker( Book )

47 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parker once again proves he is a force of nature in this mystery where a hurricane hinders a kidnapping and Spenser goes on a search for the man responsible--the infamous Gray Man, who has both helped and hunted Spenser in the past
Hundred-dollar baby by Robert B Parker( Book )

48 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 4,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser, a Boston PI, is once again hired by April Kyle who was a teenage runaway that turned to prostitution. Now she is a madam of an up-scale, all-female operation that some men are trying to take away from her. April claims she doesn't know who is after her business, but Spenser finds ties to organized crime. Spenser without much surprise also finds that April, the thugs and everyone else involved is lying to him
Painted ladies by Robert B Parker( Book )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called upon by The Hammond Museum and renowned art scholar Dr. Ashton Prince, Boston PI Spenser accepts his latest case: to provide protection during a ransom exchange-money for a stolen painting. The case becomes personal when Spenser fails to protect his client and the valuable painting remains stolen
Sea change by Robert B Parker( Book )

39 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of a divorced Florida heiress washes ashore in Massachusetts, police chief Jesse Stone learns of the woman's past appearances in an erotic video and finds it suspicious that the victim's family seems unaffected by her death
Blue screen by Robert B Parker( Book )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sunny Randall, the Boston P.I. with a personal life as tangled as that of her clients, is hired on as bodyguard to an up-and-coming starlet, and discovers some ugly truths behind her glossy facade." "Buddy Bollen is a C-list movie mogul who made his fortune producing films of questionable artistic merit. When Buddy hires Sunny Randall to protect his rising star and girlfriend, Erin Flint, Sunny knows from the start that the prickly, spoiled beauty won't make her job easy. And when Erin's sister, Misty, is found dead in the lavish home they share with sugar daddy Bollen, there doesn't seem to be a single lead worth pursuing." "But then Sunny meets Jesse Stone, chief of police in Paradise, Massachusetts, under whose jurisdiction the case falls. It immediately becomes clear that Jesse and Sunny have much in common. While searching for the killer, they learn an awful lot about each other - and themselves."
Spare change by Robert B Parker( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Hi, Phil, You miss me? I got bored, so I thought I'd reestablish our relationship. Give us both something to do in our later years. Stay tuned. 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, Phil calls on his daughter Sunny to help trap the criminal who eluded him so many years before. When the killer strikes a second time, and a third, the murders take a macabre turn, as, eerily, the victims each resemble Sunny. While her father pressures her to drop the case, her need to create a trap to catch her killer grows. In a compelling game of cat-and-mouse, Sunny Randall uses all her skills to draw out her prey, realizing too late that she's setting herself up to become the next victim
Cold service by Robert B Parker( Book )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 4,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When his closest ally, Hawk, is brutally injured and left for dead while protecting bookie Luther Gillespie, Spenser embarks on an epic journey to rehabilitate his friend in body and soul."
Bad business by Robert B Parker( Book )

52 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spenser #31 finds the veteran Boston PI tackling corporate crime in a routine yet absorbing outing. He's hired by one Marlene Rowley to prove that her husband Trent, CFO of energy firm Kinergy, is cheating on her
Back story by Robert B Parker( Book )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after an unsolved bank robbery leaves a woman dead, Paul Giacomin, whom Spenser regards like a son, and Daryl Gordon, the son of the robbery victim, turn to Spenser to seek out clues about the crime
Widow's walk by Robert B Parker( Book )

52 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 51-year-old Nathan Smith, a once-confirmed bachelor, is found in his bed with a hole in his head made by a .38-caliber slug, it's hard not to imagine Nathan's young bride as the one with her finger on the trigger. Spenser hires on to investigate as Mary's vacant past starts to look meaner and darker
Sixkill by Robert B Parker( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 3,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When infamous actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of rape and murder, the Boston PD calls on Spenser to make heads or tails of the case. Although the evidence is mounting against Jumbo, Spenser makes a break when he teams up with Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and uncovers some secrets involving the murder victim
Appaloosa by Robert B Parker( Book )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch arrive in Appaloosa, they find a town suffering at the hands of a renegade rancher who's already left the city marshal and one of his deputies dead. Cole and Hitch are used to cleaning up after scavengers, but this one raises the stakes by playing not with the rules'but with emotion. Watch a QuickTime trailer for this book
 
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Brandman, Michael.

Brown, Robert Parker.

Pākā, Robāto B.

Parker, Robert B.

Parker, Robert B. 1932-

Parker, Robert B. 1932-2010

Parker, Robert B. (Robert Brown), 1932-

Parker, Robert B. (Robert Brown), 1932-2010

Parker Robert Brown

Parker, Robert Brown 1932-

Parker, Robert Brown 1932-2010

Robert B. Parker Amerikaans schrijver

Robert B. Parker auteur de romans policiers, professeur à Boston

Robert B. Parker US-amerikanischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Robert Brown Parker scrittore e accademico statunitense

Robert Parker

Роберт Паркер

Робърт Б. Паркър

רוברט ב. פארקר

رابرت بکر پارکر

رابرت بی. پارکر نویسنده آمریکایی

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パーカー, ロバート

パーカー, ロバート・B

パーカー, ロバート B. 1932-2010

ロバート・B・パーカー

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High profileSplit imageStranger in paradiseNight and dayNow and thenThe professionalSchool daysRough weather