Robert B. Parker's Wonderland

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2013 - Fiction - 306 pages
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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 to 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.
Aspiration, greed, and twisted dreams all focus on the old Wonderland dog track where the famous amusement park once fronted the ocean. For Spenser and Z, this simple favor to Henry will become the fight of their lives.

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Review: Robert B. Parker's Wonderland (Spenser #41)

User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

I enjoyed this. It's always difficult when another author takes on an established character and looks to continue the work of a well established author - you only have to look at some of the dreadful ... Read full review

Review: Robert B. Parker's Wonderland (Spenser #41)

User Review  - Kristy West - Goodreads

Wonderland is a small-ish book with a strong storyline centred around Henry and Spenser; old friends that spend most of their time at a boxing gym. The high-octaine story includes a condo sale, some ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Robert B. Parker was the author of more than fifty books. He died in January 2010.

Ace Atkins is the author of eleven previous books, including two Colson novels, The Ranger—nominated for the 2012 Edgar Award for Best Novel—and The Lost Ones. In addition, he has been selected by the Robert B. Parker Estate to continue the Spenser novels, the first of which, Robert B. Parker's Lullaby, was a New York Times bestseller. He lives on a farm outside Oxford, Mississippi.

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