Three Complete Spenser Novels
THE PROMISED LAND
Renowned for his wisecracks, his right hook, and his penchant for poetry
and pretty women, Spenser is one-of-a-kind in the detective business.
Spenser took mystery readers by storm when he made his debut in The
Godwulf Manuscript in 1974, and since then Robert B. Parker has brought
the irresistible gumshoe back in one bestseller after another.
THE GODWULF MANUSCRIPT
Spenser thought it was an open and shut case--find out who stole the
priceless 14th- century Godwulf Manuscript from a Boston college library
and get the book back. But the witty sleuth quickly discovers that the
medieval manuscript is just one strand in a sticky web of drug deals, a
seductive blue- blood mother and her even more seductive daughter, a
murdered campus radical, small- time mobsters, and big-time trouble.
"Spenser is as tough as they come and spiked with a touch of real
For Spenser, it looks like the job of a lifetime: drink beer, eat
peanuts, and hang out with the Boston Red Sox players to investigate
some behind-the-scenes hanky panky. But Spenser soon stumbles on a very
nasty blackmail scheme involving a pornographic movie, the team's star
pitcher, and a couple of vicious thugs. Spenser thinks he's found a
solution, but time is running out--and if the truth leaks, the Sox are
"Spenser probably had more to do with changing the private eye from a
cof- fin-chaser to a full-bodied human being than any other detective
--The Chicago Sun-Times
Harvey Shepard, a shady Cape Cod vacation home developer, wants his wife
back, and he's willing to pay Spenser whatever it takes to find her and
get her home. But the real trou- ble starts when Spenser tracks the
little woman down and discovers she's gotten her- self mixed up in a
bank robbery and murder. Spenser's got just twenty-four hours to
untangle this mess--or he'll wind up with two very dead clients.
"[Spenser is] tough, wisecracking, unafraid, lonely, unexpectedly
literate- in many respects the very exemplar of the species."
--The New York Times
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