Synopses & Reviews
The most personal and revealing Spenser thriller of all, Pastime
is Robert B. Parker
's electrifying masterpeice of crime fiction--a startling game of memory, desire, and danger that forces Spenser to face his own past. Ten years ago, he saved a teenage boy from a father's rage. Now, on the brink of manhood, the boy seeks answers to his mother's sudden disapearance. Spenser is the only man he can turn to.
This time, it's more than a routine search for a missing person--Spenser must search his own soul...
In a game of desire and danger, Parker brings back the characters of his classic Spenser novel, Early Autumn. When his mother disappears, 24-year-old Paul turns to Spenser for help. Spenser knows the only way to find Patty is to reach back into her past, of which he knows too well. Includes excerpt of Parker's 7/92 Putnam hardcover, Double Deuce.
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.