Synopses & Reviews
Olivia Nelson appears to be the perfect wife and mother. So why was the socialite bludgeoned to death with a hammer? The police say it was random violence; Olivia's husband hires Spenser to prove otherwise. But the truth turns out to be as elusive as needles in a haystack. It's a case where nothing is what it seems--not even the victim.
She was a model wife and mother, bludgeoned with a hammer on the streets of Beacon Hill. Spenser's searching for a motive and a murderer--and finding more secrets than meet the eye...
About the Author
Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, the novels featuring Police Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole-Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction, he died in January 2010.