Spenser
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  • 1
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  • 2
    God Save the Child: Spenser, Book 2 | Robert B. Parker

    God Save the Child: Spenser, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Appie Knoll is the kind of suburb where kids grow up right. But something is wrong. Fourteen-year-old Kevin Bartlett disappears. Everyone thinks he's run away -- until the comic strip ransom note arrives. It doesn't take Spenser long to get the picture -- an affluent family seething with rage, a desperate boy making strange friends...friends like Vic Harroway, body builder. Mr. Muscle is Spenser's only lead and he isn't talking...except with his fists

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    Mortal Stakes: Spenser, Book 3 | Robert B. Parker

    Mortal Stakes: Spenser, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Everybody loves a winner, and the Rabbs are major league. Marty is the Red Sox star pitcher, Linda the loving wife. She loves everyone except the blackmailer out to wreck her life. Is Marty throwing fast balls or throwing games? It doesn't take long for Spenser to link Marty's performance with Linda's past...or to find himself trapped between a crazed racketeer and an enforcer toting an M-16. America's favorite pastime has suddenly become a very dangerous sport, and one wrong move means strike three.

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    Promised Land: Spenser, Book 4 | Robert B. Parker

    Promised Land: Spenser, Book 4

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    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.

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    The Judas Goat: Spenser, Book 5 | Robert B. Parker

    The Judas Goat: Spenser, Book 5

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Spenser has gone to London -- and not to see the Queen. He's gone to track down a bunch of bombers who've blown away his client's wife and kids. His job is to catch them. Or kill them. His client isn't choosy. But there are nine killers to one Spenser -- long odds. Hawk helps balance the equation. The rest depends on a wild plan. Spenser will get one of the terrorists to play Judas Goat -- to lead him to others.

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    Looking for Rachel Wallace: Spenser, Book 6 | Robert B. Parker

    Looking for Rachel Wallace: Spenser, Book 6

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    When Spenser accepts a job as a "bodyguard" for a beautiful young woman, he gets in way over his head.

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  • 7
    Early Autumn: Spenser, Book 7 | Robert B. Parker

    Early Autumn: Spenser, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    A bitter divorce is only the beginning. First the father hires thugs to kidnap his son. Then the mother hires Spenser to get the boy back. But as soon as Spenser senses the lay of the land, he decides to do some kidnapping of his own.

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  • 8
    A Savage Place: Spenser, Book 8 | Robert B. Parker

    A Savage Place: Spenser, Book 8

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    TV reporter Candy Sloan has eyes the color of cornflowers and legs that stretch all the way to heaven. She also has somebody threatening to rearrange her lovely face if she keeps on snooping into charges of Hollywood racketeering. Spenser's job is to keep Candy healthy until she breaks the biggest story of her career.

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    Ceremony: Spenser, Book 9 | Robert B. Parker

    Ceremony: Spenser, Book 9

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Spenser's out to make war, not love, as he goes after Boston's entire X-rated industry. Pretty teenager April Kyle has disappeared into the city's darkest underworld, and to rescue her, Spencer pits muscle and wit against bullets and bullies.

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    The Widening Gyre: Spenser, Book 10 | Robert B. Parker

    The Widening Gyre: Spenser, Book 10

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    The adoring wife of a senatorial candidate has a smile as sweet as candy and dots her "i's" with little hearts. A blond beauty, she is the perfect mate for an ambitious politician, but she has a little problem with sex and drugs--a problem someone has managed to put on videotape. The big boys figure a little blackmail will put her husband out of the race. Until Spenser hops on the candidate's bandwagon.

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  • 11
    Valediction: Spenser, Book 11 | Robert B. Parker

    Valediction: Spenser, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    The most dangerous man to cross is one who isn't afraid to die. But the most deadly is one who doesn't want to live. And Spenser has just lost the woman who made life his number-one priority. So when a religious sect kidnaps a pretty young dancer, no death threat can make Spenser cut and run. Now a hit man's bullet is wearing Spenser's name. But Boston's big boys don't know Spenser's ready and willing to meet death more than halfway.

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    A Catskill Eagle: Spenser, Book 12 | Robert B. Parker

    A Catskill Eagle: Spenser, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Spenser's girlfriend Susan goes away with another man, Jerry Costigan, the son of a very rich and dangerous criminal. Spenser and his friend, Hawk, go to find Susan. Soon they are in the world of the CIA, guns and murder.

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  • 13
    Taming a Seahorse: Spenser, Book 13 | Robert B. Parker

    Taming a Seahorse: Spenser, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Robert B. Parker takes listeners into the murky big-city underground. Spenser undertakes an intense search for a beautiful, missing prostitute, and finds himself traveling amidst the sleaze of Times Square, where sex is a commodity, and young girls are the currency.

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  • 14
    Pale Kings and Princes: Spenser, Book 14 | Robert B. Parker

    Pale Kings and Princes: Spenser, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Caught in a snowstorm of drugs, passion, and hate, Spenser investigates a cocaine-related murder.

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  • 15
    Crimson Joy: Spenser, Book 15 | Robert B. Parker

    Crimson Joy: Spenser, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    A serial killer is on the loose in Beantown and the cops can't catch him. But when the killer leaves his red rose calling card for Spenser's own Susan Silverman, he gets all the attention that Spenser and Hawk can give. Spenser plays against time while he tracks the Red Rose killer from Boston's Combat Zone to the suburbs. His trap is both daring and brave, and gives the story a satisfying climax.

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    Playmates: Spenser, Book 16 | Robert B. Parker

    Playmates: Spenser, Book 16

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    Spenser smells corruption in a college town. Taft University's hottest basketball star is shaving points for quick cash. All manner of sleaze -- from corrupt academics to hoods with graduate degrees -- have their fingers in the pot. Spenser's search takes him from lecture halls to blue collar bars and finally into a bloody confrontation with almost certain death. But Spenser saves an arrogant young athlete -- even though it nearly kills him to do it.

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  • 17
    Stardust: Spenser, Book 17 | Robert B. Parker

    Stardust: Spenser, Book 17

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Michael Prichard
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    When a Hollywood-based TV series schedules filming in Boston, Spenser smells trouble. When he signs up to protect the show's star, Jill Joyce, he knows it's on its way. First, there's Jill herself. She's spoiled, arrogant, drugged out -- made worse by fear. Someone is out to get her -- does she imagine it, or is it real?

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  • 18
    Pastime | Robert B. Parker

    Pastime

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By David Dukes
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    Ten years ago, Paul Giacomin's corrupt father and loose mother used the boys as a pawn in their violent race: Only Spenser could call them off and straighten out the misled teen - almost getting killed in the process. Paul is now 24 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 he's sure coerced his mother into running.

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  • 19
    Double Deuce: Spenser, Book 19 | Robert B. Parker

    Double Deuce: Spenser, Book 19

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By David Dukes
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    Spenser is forced by loyalty into an alien world where violence is a way of lie and outsiders enter at a lethal risk. When Spenser's cohort Hawk is hired by the tenants of a gang-plagued Boston housing project known as "Double Deuce," he enlists his friend's aid. A friend's girl and her infant daughter have been gunned down. Though the act at first appears to be an accidental drive-by shooting, it soon becomes clear that it was premeditated murder.

    David Dukes is wrong for this

    I love this book, its one of my favourites of RBP but David Dukes delivery of Hawk is terrible, i only managed about 6 minutes before I had enough. Ha..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 March 2016 by JB ()
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    Paper Doll: Spenser, Book 20 | Robert B. Parker

    Paper Doll: Spenser, Book 20

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By David Dukes
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    Hired by Loudon Tripp, an aggrieved Boston aristocrat who believes his late wife Olivia's brutal street slaying to be something other than random violence, Spencer immediately senses that his client's picture-perfect portrayal of his family life is false. For starters, the victim's reputation is too saintly, her house is as lived-in as a stage set, and her troubled children don't appear to be the product of a happy home.

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  • 21
    Walking Shadow: Spenser, Book 21 | Robert B. Parker

    Walking Shadow: Spenser, Book 21

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Daniel Parker
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    Spenser is investigating the Port City Theater Company, where the director claims he's being stalked. When an actor is shot dead during a performance, all clues lead to the local Chinese Mafia, whose roots run deep in this drab waterfront city. With Hawk and ex mobster Vinnie assisting, Spenser eventually triumphs in one of his most compelling adventures.

    Fun thriller
    Reviewed on 03 November 2016 by J.S.J (UK)
  • 22
    Thin Air: A Spenser Novel | Robert B. Parker

    Thin Air: A Spenser Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By David Dukes
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    When the bride of a Boston police detective vanishes, he hires Spenser to find her. His path leads from a New England college campus to glamorous L.A. sports clubs. When the trail turns to a world of prostitution, drug abuse, and self-destruction, Spenser must enter ghetto tenements to continue his search. Ultimately, Spenser must hire a Chicago hitman to help him free the girl from a sociopathic ex lover.

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  • 23
    Chance: Spenser, Book 23 | Robert B. Parker

    Chance: Spenser, Book 23

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Burt Reynolds
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    Big-time Boston hoodlum Julius Ventura wants to find his only daughter's missing husband - at least that's how he puts it to Spenser and Hawk, even though its pretty clear that Julius isn't telling the whole truth. Or maybe not any part of the truth. Something about the case appeals to Spenser's passion for justice, and he launches an odyssey that takes the tough-but-tender duo with their penchant for literary allusions into the netherworld of organized crime.

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  • 25
    Sudden Mischief: A Spenser Novel | Robert B. Parker

    Sudden Mischief: A Spenser Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By William Windom
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    Brad Sterling - former Harvard football player, ne¿er-do-well, and Susan Silverman's long out-of touch ex-husband, is by all appearances a successful businessman. But when, in the course of running a vast fundraiser called Galapalooza, he is charged with sexual harassment, he turns to Susan for help.

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  • 26
    Hush Money: Spenser Series, Book 26 | Robert B. Parker

    Hush Money: Spenser Series, Book 26

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Burt Reynolds
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    When Robin Nevins, the son of Hawk's boyhood mentor, is denied at an exclusive university, Hawk asks Spenser to investigate. It seems the denial is tied to the suicide of a young gay activist, and as Spenser digs deeper, he is nearly drowned in a multicultural swamp of politics: black, gay, academic, and feminist. At the same time, Spenser's inamorata, Susan, asks him to come to the aid of an old college friend, K.C. Roth, the victim of a stalker. Spenser solves the problem a bit too effectively when K.C. turns the tables and begins to stalk him.

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  • 27
    Hugger Mugger: Spenser, Book 27 | Robert B. Parker

    Hugger Mugger: Spenser, Book 27

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Somebody is shooting horses at Walter Clive's Three Fillies Stables, and Clive has hired Spenser to find out who before they claim the life of champion two-year-old Hugger Mugger. Amid unsightly family secrets, crooked security guards, an apathetic sheriff's deputy, and a jockey the size of a ham sandwich, Spenser's case takes a deadly turn when the attacker claims a human victim - and Spenser could be next.

    Up to standard

    All these Spenser books are the same but that is what you want and there is always a good story. Personally I find Susan a bit tedious, but that may b..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 February 2013 by AReader (London)
  • 28
    Potshot: Spenser, Book 28 | Robert B. Parker

    Potshot: Spenser, Book 28

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Boston P.I. Spenser is back! He's traveled west to investigate a murder in Potshot, Arizona, a former mining town reborn as a hangout for Los Angeles millionaires. A motley band of thieves, lead by The Preacher, is wreaking havoc, and Spenser must find a way to beat the gang at their own dangerous game.

    Vintage Parker, beautifully read

    A particularly nice example of a Spenser novel, with an excellent reading by Joe Mantegna. If you like this sort of thing you will be in heaven. If yo..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 June 2012 by AReader (London)
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    Widow's Walk: Spenser, Book 29 | Robert B. Parker

    Widow's Walk: Spenser, Book 29

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Boston's premier P.I. investigates the murder of a prominent local banker with family ties to the Mayflower - and perhaps the mob. It's hard not to imagine the victim's young bride as the one with her finger on the trigger. Even her lawyer thinks she's guilty. But Mary Smith is entitled to the best defense she can afford - and thanks to her late husband's millions, she can afford plenty - so Spenser hires on to investigate.

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    Back Story | Robert B. Parker

    Back Story

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    In 1974, a revolutionary group calling itself the Dread Scott Brigade held up the old Shawmut Bank in Boston's Audubon Circle. Money was stolen. And a woman named Emily Gordon, a visitor in town cashing traveler's checks, was shot and killed. No one saw who shot her. Despite security camera photos and a letter from the group claiming responsibility, the perpetrators have remained at large for nearly three decades. Now it's up to Spenser to solve her murder.

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    Bad Business: Spencer, Book 31 | Robert B. Parker

    Bad Business: Spencer, Book 31

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    When Marlene Cowley hires Spenser to see if her husband Trent is cheating on her, he encounters more than he bargained for: not only does he find a two-timing husband, but a second investigator as well, hired by the husband to look after his wife. As a result of their joint efforts, Spenser soon finds himself investigating both individual depravity and corporate corruption.

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  • 32
    Cold Service: Spenser, Book 32 | Robert B. Parker

    Cold Service: Spenser, Book 32

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    When Spenser's closest ally, Hawk, is brutally injured and left for dead while protecting bookie Luther Gillespie, Spenser embarks on an epic journey to rehabilitate his friend in body and soul. Hawk, always proud, has never been dependent on anyone. Now he is forced to make connections: to the medical technology that will ensure his physical recovery, and to reinforce the tenuous emotional ties he has to those around him.

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    School Days | Robert B. Parker

    School Days

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Lily Ellsworth, erect, firm, white-haired, and stylish, is the grand dame of Dowling, Massachusetts, and possesses an iron will and a bottomless purse. When she hires Spenser to investigate her grandson Jared Clark's alleged involvement in a school shooting, Spenser is led into an inquiry that grows more harrowing at every turn. Though seven people were killed in cold blood, and despite Jared's being named as a co-conspirator by the other shooter, Mrs. Ellsworth is convinced of her grandson's innocence.

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    Hundred-Dollar Baby: Spenser, Book 34 | Robert B. Parker

    Hundred-Dollar Baby: Spenser, Book 34

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Once upon a time, though not so long ago, there was a girl named April Kyle, a beautiful teenage runaway who turned to prostitution to escape her terrible family life. Now, April Kyle's return in Hundred-Dollar Baby is nothing short of shocking.

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    Now and Then: Spenser, Book 35 | Robert B. Parker

    Now and Then: Spenser, Book 35

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Spenser knows something's amiss the moment Dennis Doherty walks into his office. The guy's aggressive yet wary, in the way men frightened for their marriages always are. So when Doherty asks Spenser to investigate his wife Jordan's abnormal behavior, Spenser agrees. A job's a job, after all.

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    Rough Weather: Spenser, Book 36 | Robert B. Parker

    Rough Weather: Spenser, Book 36

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    Heidi Bradshaw is wealthy, beautiful, and well-connected - and she needs Spenser's help. In a most unlikely request, Heidi, a notorious golddigger recently separated from her latest husband, recruits the Boston P.I. to accompany her to her private island, Tashtego, for her daughter's wedding. Spenser is unsure of what his role as personal bodyguard will entail, but he consents when it's decided that he can bring his beloved Susan Silverman along.

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    The Professional: Spenser, Book 38 | Robert B. Parker

    The Professional: Spenser, Book 38

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    A knock on Spenser's office door can only mean one thing: a new case. This time the visitor is a local lawyer with an interesting story. Elizabeth Shaw specializes in wills and trusts at the Boston law firm of Shaw & Cartwright, and over the years she's developed a friendship with wives of very wealthy men. However, these rich wives have a mutual secret: they've all had an affair with a man named Gary Eisenhower- and now he's blackmailing them for money.

    Better to read than listen

    This is a good story but has too much he said, she said after each line.. We know they said it as Joe Mantegna has different voices he uses, it really..Show More »

    Reviewed on 03 July 2016 by JB ()
  • 38
    Painted Ladies: A Spenser Novel | Robert B. Parker

    Painted Ladies: A Spenser Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    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 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....

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  • 39
    Sixkill | Robert B. Parker

    Sixkill

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
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    On location in Boston, bad-boy actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of the rape and murder of a young woman. From the start the case seems fishy, so the Boston PD calls on Spenser to investigate. Things don't look so good for Jumbo, whose appetites for food, booze, and sex are as outsized as his name. He was the studio's biggest star, but he's become its biggest liability...

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  • 40
    Robert B. Parker's Lullaby: A Spenser Mystery | Ace Atkins

    Robert B. Parker's Lullaby: A Spenser Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    Overall
    (1)
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    When 14-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Spenser to look into her mother's murder, he's not completely convinced by her claim that the police investigation four years ago was botched. Mattie is gruff, street-smart, and wise beyond her years, left to care for her younger siblings and an alcoholic grandmother in a dilapidated apartment in South Boston. But her need for closure and her determination to make things right hit Spenser where he lives - they're the very characteristics he abides by.

    Indistinguishable from RBP, adore the reading

    I chose this because of Joe Mantegna's outstanding readings of some other books by RBP. I was slightly doubtful about the ghostwriting element.
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    Reviewed on 05 June 2012 by AReader (London)
  • 41
    Robert B. Parker's Wonderland | Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker (creator)

    Robert B. Parker's Wonderland

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker (creator)
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (4)

    Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman, a megalomaniacal Las Vegas kingpin, and plans to turn a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino. Bitter rivals emerge, alliances turn, and the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine look to put an end to Spenser's investigation.

    Badly read

    It was obvious this was not written completely by Mr Parker but was ok. However what spoiled it for me was the narration very poor.

    Reviewed on 01 February 2015 by C. Leys (scotland uk)
  • 42
    Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot: A Spenser Novel | Ace Atkins

    Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot: A Spenser Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Kinjo Heywood is one of the New England Patriots' marquee players - a hard-nosed linebacker who's earned his reputation as one of the toughest guys in the league. When off-field violence repeatedly lands Heywood in the news, his slick agent hires Spenser to find the men who he says have been harassing his client.

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  • 42.5
    Silent Night: A Spenser Holiday Novel | Robert B. Parker, Helen Brann

    Silent Night: A Spenser Holiday Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker, Helen Brann
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    It's December in Boston, and Spenser is busy planning the menu for Christmas dinner when he's confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide. Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for the homeless and lost. Slide's mentor, Jackie Alvarez, is being threatened, and Street Business is in danger of losing its tenuous foothold in the community, turning Slide and many others like him back on the street. But it's not a simple case of intimidation....

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  • 43
    Robert B. Parker's Kickback | Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker - creator

    Robert B. Parker's Kickback

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker - creator
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    What started out as a joke landed 17-year-old Dillon Yates in a lockdown juvenile facility in Boston Harbor. When he set up a prank Twitter account for his vice principal, he never dreamed he could be brought up on criminal charges, but that's exactly what happened.

    Joe Mantagne gets Spenser so right!

    Joe Mantagne gets Spenser so right! Didn't like the story though! Ace Atkins usually does a good job - just didn't like this one!

    Reviewed on 08 September 2016 by Rachel (DublinIreland)
  • 44
    Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn: Spenser, Book 44 | Ace Atkins

    Robert B. Parker's Slow Burn: Spenser, Book 44

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    Overall
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    (1)

    The fire at a boarded-up Catholic church raged hot and fast, lighting up Boston's South End and killing three firefighters who were trapped in the inferno. A year later, as the city prepares to honor their sacrifice, there are still no answers about how the deadly fire started. Most at the department believe it was just a simple accident: faulty wiring in a century-old building. But Boston firefighter Jack McGee, who lost his best friend in the blaze, suspects arson.

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  • Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel | Robert B. Parker

    Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Robert B. Parker
    • Narrated By Daniel Parker
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    For almost 40 years, Robert B. Parker's inimitable private investigator Spenser has been solving cases and selling millions of books worldwide. Now, for the first time, see how it all began as the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master sheds light on Spenser's formative years spent with is father and two uncles out West. This is an event book for every fan of Spenser, and a revelation for teens about to discover an American icon.

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