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Painted Ladies (Spenser, Bk 39) (Audio CD) (Unabridged)
Painted Ladies - Spenser, Bk 39 - Audio CD - Unabridged Author:Robert B. Parker, Joe Mantegna (Narrator) The brilliant new Spenser novel from the beloved New York Times-bestselling author Robert B. Parker. Called upon by The Hammond Museum and renowned art scholar Dr. Ashton Prince, Spenser accepts his latest case: to provide protection during a ransom exchange-money for a stolen painting. The case becomes personal when Spenser fails to protect his... more » client and the valuable painting remains stolen. Convinced that Ashton Prince played a bigger role than just ransom delivery boy, Spenser enters into a daring game of cat-and-mouse with the thieves. But this is a game he might not come out of alive... Completed the year before he passed away, Painted Ladies is Spenser and Robert B. Parker at their electrifying best.
Narrated by Joe Mantegna. 5 sound discs (5 hr., 30 min.)« less
Sadly, Parker's last. I finished this fine book with a sigh - no more Spenser, or Susan, or Hawk or Pearl. The novel is typically Parker - short chapters, great conversation, gets to the point quickly. I love the relationship between Susan and Spenser - such a burly man to be so educated and so tender with his special girl. In this book Spenser has agreed to protect a college professor. When he fails, it becomes his mission (in Spenser fashion) to find those that did the deed so he can get back his self-respect. I loved the book. I will truly miss the author. I will miss the dedication to Parker's wife Joan. I always looked for that first in every book.