Robert B Parker was the best-selling author of over 60 books, including Small Vices, Sudden Mischief, Hush Money, Hugger Mugger, Potshot, Widows Walk, Night Passage, Trouble in Paradise, Death in Paradise, Family Honor, Perish Twice, Shrink Rap, Stone Cold, Melancholy Baby, Back Story, Double Play, Bad Business, Cold Service, Sea Change, School Days and Blue Screen. He died in 2010 at the age of 77.
A novel as fresh as it is bold ...Parker's sentences flow with as
much wit, grace and assurance as ever, and Stone is a complex and
consistently interesting new protagonist * Newsday *
The spare style of Parker's third-person narrative cleans the air -- Marilyn Stasio * New York Times *
as richly novelistic as anything Parker has ever written ...light, shade, texture, and complexity -- Richard Dyer * The Boston Globe *