Pastime Author:Robert B. Parker The sequel to his acclaimed Early Autumn, Robert B. Parker's Pastime tells a constantly surprising tale of past crimes and present perils. — Ten years ago, Paul Giacomin's corrupt father and loose mother used the boy as a pawn in a violent divorce; only Spencer could call them off and straighten out the troubled teen--almost getting killed in the... more » process.
Now Paul is twenty-five, and reconciled to his mother's wanton ways. But when Patty Giacomin vanishes, Paul begs Spenser to help him rescue her from the clutches of her boyfriend, a shady character who, he's sure, coerced her into running off. As Spencer--accompanied by Paul, Susan Silverman, and the redoubtable Hawk--follows Patty's trail to its astonishing conclusion, he is led back, through Paul's own rites of passage, along the lanes of his own memories. The boy Spenser was and the man Paul must become race toward a confrontation that may break their hearts--and threaten their lives...« less