Promised Land - Spenser, Bk 4 Author:Robert B. Parker Spenser is good at finding things. But this time he has a client out on Cape Cod who is in over his head. Harvey Shepard has lost his pretty wife -- and a very pretty quarter million bucks in real estate. Now a loan shark is putting on the bite. — Spenser finds himself doing a slow burn in the Cape Cod sun. The wife has turned up as a hot suspect... more » in a case of murder one ... the in-hock hubby has 24 hours before the mob makes him dead ... and suddenly Spenser is in so deep that the only way out is so risky it makes dying look like a sure thing.« less
Spenser is hired by a businessman to find his runaway wife. What starts as a simple case becomes complicated when the mans wife is involved in a bank robbery and murder and the businessman himself is in too deep with a loan shark with Spenser caught in the middle.
Good story made better by the introduction of Hawk to the series.