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Painted Ladies (A Spenser Mystery) by Robert B. Parker
  

Painted Ladies (A Spenser Mystery)

Synopsis

Painted Ladies (A Spenser Mystery) by Robert B. Parker

Private Detective Spenser is on his easiest job yet. Art professor Ashton Prince has hired him to help recover a stolen painting. The thieves will return it in exchange for a ransom. All Spenser has to do is accompany Prince, just in case. And collect his fee. But, as Prince walks away from the exchange towards Spenser's car carrying the wrapped painting, it explodes. Prince is gone, and with him, Spenser's cash. Starting to investigate, Spenser discovers Prince's past is far from squeaky clean, but nothing warrants going to such unusual lengths to kill him. Who did it, and why?

About the Author

Robert B. Parker has long been acknowledged as the dean of American crime fiction. His crime novels featuring wise-cracking private-eye Spenser have earned him a devoted following and critical acclaim, while his standalone novels continue to hit the American bestseller lists on publication. At the 2002 Edgar Awards, Parker was named Grand Master of Crime Fiction, an honour shared with Alfred Hitchcock and Ellery Queen.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st July 2011

Author

Robert B. Parker

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Author's Website

www.robertbparker.net

Publisher

Quercus Publishing

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781849161336

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