Sixkill (A Spenser Mystery)

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Quercus Publishing, Apr 28, 2011 - Fiction - 304 pages

A young girl has been found dead in a hotel room. The womanizing movie star Jumbo Nelson is the obvious suspect. Given that he spent the night with her. But he's innocent. Or at least he says he is.

Enter Spenser. Jumbo's lawyers hire him to find out who did it. Never one to turn down a challenge, Spenser starts to investigate. He finds an unlikely ally in the shape of Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill. He's an alcoholic Cree warrior with a bad past and a worse temper. But given that there's a cold-blooded assassin on the loose, he might just prove to be the secret weapon Spenser needs.

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User Review  - phoenixcomet - LibraryThing

The last Spenser novel completed before Parker's death, Spenser is hired by defense attorney Rita Fiore to look into the death of Dawn Lopata, a young girl who mysteriously dies after having sex with ... Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

This is the 39th novel by Parker featuring Spenser (no first name ever given), a fearless and witty Boston private detective. 293 pages. One afternoon. These things are addictive. The ostensible plot ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, the Jesse Stone novels, the acclaimed Virgil Cole / Everett Hitch westerns, and the Sunny Randall novels. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction, he died in January 2010.

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