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By Ace Atkins

"Assured... Atkins's present for mimicking the overdue Robert B. Parker may lead to an extended run, the the satisfaction of Spenser devotees."
—Publishers Weekly

The iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser returns in a superb new addition to the hot York Times-bestselling sequence from writer Ace Atkins.

Kinjo Heywood is among the New England Patriots' marquee players—a hard-nosed linebacker who's earned his attractiveness as one of many hardest men within the league. while off-field violence again and again lands Heywood within the information, his slick agent hires Spenser to discover the lads who he says were harassing his client.

Heywood's problems appear to be tied to a nightclub taking pictures from years prior. but if Heywood's nine-year-old son, Akira, is abducted, ransom calls for are given, and a winding path via Boston's underworld starts off, Spenser places jointly his personal all-star crew of toughs. it's going to take either Hawk and Spenser's protégé, Zebulon Sixkill, to monitor Spenser's again and go back the kid to the soccer star's sprawling Chestnut Hill mansion. A debatable determination from Heywood purely ups the ante because the clock winds down on Akira's destiny.

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And if she knew Sonny Boy 44 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM hadn’t cut the hole in the fence, did she also know who had? Lavinia provided more questions than answers. “A penny for your thoughts,” said Sally, sliding onto the barstool beside me. She was wearing jeans, a red western shirt and cowboy boots. My sister the cop looked like someone who’d have no trouble wrestling a steer to the ground. ” “You certainly seemed deep in thought. ” I was changing the subject without her knowing it.

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He’s only the screenwriter, Sally. ” 47 CHARLES DEEMER / DEAD BODY IN A SMALL ROOM 5 I’d brought my Remington portable typewriter with me from Hollywood. It was still in its case in the closet. On Thursday morning I made a gigantic gesture toward starting a new future and took it out, setting it up on one end of the small table off the kitchen. For a long time I sat in front of it, as if trying to get used to the idea that this was my new writing space instead of the office I’d rented at Columbia, that I could work at home and write books and be my own boss.

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