Topic - Robert B. Parker

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  • Parker's `Sixkill' has compelling story line

    "Sixkill" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Robert B. Parker: In 1973, Robert B. Parker introduced a Boston private detective named Spenser in a paperback novel titled, "The Godwulf Manuscript."

  • Robert Parker's estate OKs new Spenser novels

    Crime novelist Robert B. Parker is gone, but his most popular series will continue.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Painted Ladies'

    It was a huge loss to the world of fiction when Robert Parker died in January at 77. His more than 50 crime novels, and the odd Western, sold tens of millions of copies, making Parker one of the most popular novelists of the past 40 years.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Split Image'

    So far, the new year has not been kind to some of our best mystery writers. Both Dick Francis and Robert B. Parker went on to their rewards within a month of each other. Both were giants of the mystery/crime fiction field.

  • BOOKS: 'Night and Day'

    "Night and Day" is the ninth in the Jesse Stone series that features the Spenser-esque, fast-moving writing style with another laconic, knight-errant hero.

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  • Mr. Parker said that when he was not occupied with work he was usually thinking about either sex or baseball.

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  • But over the decades Parker's many readers haven't returned to him again and again - he wrote more than 60 novels which sold millions of copies - for good cases or to learn who done it.

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