Double Deuce Author:Robert B. Parker Spenser returns in an unflinching,rapid-fire tale of urban life-and death- on Boston's mean streets. — "Double Deuce" finds Spenser forced by loyalty into an alien world, where violence is a way of life and outsiders enter at a lethal risk. When Spenser's cohort, Hawk, is hired by the tenents of a gang-plagued Boston housing project known as Dou... more »ble Deuce, he enlists his friend's aid. A teenaged girl and her infant daughter have been gunned down. Although the act at first appears to have been an accidental drive-by shooting, it's soon revealed as premeditated murder.
Before they can solve the crime and see the perpetrator brought to justice, Spencer and Hawk must take on an adolescent band of hardened urban warriors, led by a proud and lethal force of nature called Major Johnson. As bullets fly and the brutality escalates, Spenser learns more than he ever dreamed about a generation imprisoned in a hell of poverty and hopelessness - where muscle is the ticket to survival, and the surest way out is in a body bag.
Pulsing with raw power and moral complexity, Double Deuce is the kind of no-holds-barred action thriller only Robert B.Parker can create.« less