Comprar para otros By Ace Atkins

Really enjoyed this, read it in a day. Another winner. Comprar para otros Disappointing. Disjointed plot, a jumble of Spenser cliches and Vince Morris subbing for Hawk. I’m beginning to think that it’s time for the Roberta Parker estate to allow Spenser an honourable and well earned retirement. Comprar para otros This is a lesser offering in the Spenser series. Any old who done it slowly solves the crime, meting out a fact here and a fact there, letting us learn the complete answers only in the final pages. The suspense is what keeps us turning the pages. But at the end, I always have niggling question, was it worth the effort to read it? What is it that I take away from the novel. Almost always the answer is “not much”.But in the Spenser series – the earlier ones particularly – each novel gives something extra, something that makes the reading worthwhile. At times it is an entertaining exchange between Spenser and Susan or Hawk. At other times it is a glimpse into human nature in times of extremis – the good part that we all want to celebrate.But in this novel it is all about who done it, nothing , an uninspiring diet of facts slowly consumed until we arrive at the end with little appetite for . Comprar para otros I've been a huge Spenser fan for years, and have continued to read Atkins' books, reluctant to let go of the characters and Spenser magic. I think, however, it's time. Most of the characters are there, and some of the action, but the lean mean writing of Robert Parker is gone. Way, way too many words, way too long a story, and nowhere near enough of the wit and charm and fun that is Spenser. Unless i get drunk one night and order another in a fit of nostalgia this is my last. i would rather reread the old ones. Comprar para otros Love Spencer and Ace Atcins writers him so well! I have read every Spencer book love the wittty banter and then one liners reminds me of Raymond Chandler books. Comprar para otros



Iconic, tough but tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions.

The heist was legendary, still talked about twenty years after the priceless paintings disappeared from one of Bostons premier art museums. Most thought the art was lost forever, buried deep, sold off overseas, or, worse, destroyed as incriminating evidence. But when paint chips from the most valuable piece stolen, Gentlemen in Black by a Spanish master, arrives at the desk of a Boston journalist, the museum finds hope and enlists Spensers help.

Soon the cold art case thrusts Spenser into the shady world of black market art dealers, aged Mafia bosses, and old vendettas. A five million dollar reward by the museums top benefactor, an aged, unlikable Boston socialite, sets Spenser and pals Vinnie Morris and Hawk onto a trail of hidden secrets, jailhouse confessions, and decades old murders.

Set against the high society art scene and the low life back alleys of Boston, this is classic Spenser doing what he does best. Comprar para otros