Mortal stakes by Robert B. Parker

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Published by Dell in New York .

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StatementRobert B. Parker.
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LC ClassificationsPZ4.P244 Gm, PS3566.A686 Gm
The Physical Object
Pagination328 p.
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22569003M
ISBN 100440157587

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In Mortal Stakes, Spenser is back again: tough, funny, sentimental, and this time drawn into the problem he had set out to solve. The crime is blackmail; the victims, a greatly talented big league pitcher and his wife.4/5.

Mortal Stakes is the third book in the Spenser canon. First published in (and very much of its era) it will be of great interest to Parker devotees.

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The Spenser Series. The Jesse Stone Series. The Sunny Randall Series. The Virgil Cole/ Everett Hitch Series. Mortal stakes book Adult. Mortal Stakes. by Robert B. Parker A Spenser Novel. Everybody loves a winner, and the Rabbs are major league.

Marty is the Red Sox star pitcher, Linda the loving wife. She loves. Mortal Stakes Series: Spenser Two books about, obviously, baseball.

The first was written by Roger Kahn who worked for the New York Herald Tribune and deals with the Brooklyn Dodgers. The second is by Roger Angell who wrote for the New Yorker and is a collection of ten years worth of columns. Spenser mentioned The Summer Game one book back Followed by: Promised Land.

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This was my first experience with Robert B Parker as an author, let alone this character. It didn't immediately launch itself onto my list of all-time favorites, but I'm interested enough to /5. Mortal Stakes, the third in the Spenser series, is wonderful on many levels.

It is more than just about baseball and blackmail and a lone wolf PI taking on underworld thugs. It is also about relationships: between couples, between business partners, between a sports idol and his fans and also his teammates.5/5(5).

Boston PI Spenser faces a hot case and a personal crisis in this adventure in Robert B. Parker’s iconic New York Times bestselling series. 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/5(18).

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Although technically book #3, "Mortal Stakes" () is a good starting place for this classic series. On the surface it's a simple story: the Boston Red Sox' manager suspects that their superstar may be throwing games as well as pitches (all Red Sox personnel in the book are entirely fictional).

The manager hires PI Spenser to investigate the rumor. In many ways, Mortal Stakes turns a corner in the series. By the end of this novel, Spenser has become a changed man.

More violent, less calm. His patience is replaced with anger. While always fueled to fight, the book's fiery finale thumbs the Zippo and throws it.

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Mortal Stakes is the third entry starring the tough-guy ex-cop. Spenser is definitely a fists-first type of detective, and the plot of Mortal Stakes calls for little in the way of deduction or following the evidence. Spenser is brought into the clubhouse under the cover story of being a writer penning a book about the team, but the book.

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[Robert B Parker] -- Investigating the blackmailing of star Red Sox pitcher Marty Rabb's career and marriage, Bostonian private eye Spenser shags it from Boston to Illinois and Manhattan and bases in between.

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She loves everyone except the blackmailer.

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