Pale kings and princes

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Spenser novels volume 14.
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&;Ebullient entertainment.&;&;Time A hotshot reporter is dead. He'd gone to take a look-see at &;Miami North&;&;little Wheaton, Massachusetts&;the biggest cocaine distribution center above the Mason-Dixon line. Did the kid die for getting too close to the truth . . . or to a sweet lady with a jealous husband? Spenser will stop at nothing to find out.Praise for Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels &;Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done. The dialogues zings, and there is plenty of action . . . but it is the moral element that sets them above most detective fiction.&;&;Newsweek&;Crackling dialogue, plenty of action and expert writing . . . Unexpectedly literate&;[Spenser is] in many respects the very exemplar of the species.&;&;The New York Times   &;They just don&;t make private eyes tougher or funnier.&;&;People   &;Parker has a recorder&;s ear for dialogue, an agile wit . . . and, strangely enough, a soupçon of compassion hidden under that sardonic, flip exterior.&;&;Los Angeles Times   &;A deft storyteller, a master of pace.&;&;The Philadelphia Inquirer   &;Spenser probably had more to do with changing the private eye from a coffin-chaser to a full-bodied human being than any other detective hero.&;&;The Chicago Sun-Times   &;[Spenser is] tough, intelligent, wisecracking, principled, and brave.&;&;The New Yorker
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subject_facetBoston (Mass.) -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
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