Authors > Robert B. Parker

The Godwulf Manuscript

Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript. He is hardly surpised that his only clue is a radical student with four bullets in his chest.

Year: 1973
Genre: Murder Mystery

God Save the Child

Appie Knoll is the kind of suburb where kids grow up right. But something is wrong. Fourteen-year-old Kevin Bartlett disappears. Everyone thinks he's run away -- until the comic strip ransom note arrives.

Year: 1974
Genre: HardboiledKidnapping

Mortal Stakes

Everybody loves a winner, and the Rabbs are major league. Marty is the Red Sox star pitcher, Linda the loving wife. She loves everyone except the blackmailer out to wreck her life.

Year: 1975
Genre: Extortion

Promised Land

Spenser is good at finding things. But this time he has a client out on Cape Cod who is in over his head. Harvey Shepard has lost his pretty wife -- and a very pretty quarter million bucks in real estate.

Year: 1976
Genre: Missing PersonOrganized Crime

The Judas Goat

Spenser has gone to London--and not to see the Queen. He's gone to track down a bunch of bombers who've blown away his client's wife and kids. His job is to catch them. Or kill them. His client isn't choosy.

Year: 1978
Genre: Thriller

Night Passage

After a busted marriage kicks his drinking problem into overdrive and the LAPD unceremoniously dumps him, thirty-five-year-old Jesse Stone's future looks bleak. So he's shocked when a small Massachusetts town called Paradise recruits him as police chief. He can't help wondering if this job is a genuine chance to start over, the kind of offer he can't refuse.

Year: 1997
Genre: Police Procedural


SERIES: Jesse Stone

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

19971Night PassagePolice Procedural
19982Trouble in ParadisePolice Procedural
20013Death in Paradise Police Procedural
20034Stone ColdPolice Procedural
20065Sea ChangePolice Procedural


SERIES: Spenser

Year# TitleGenres & Tags

19731The Godwulf ManuscriptMurder Mystery
19742God Save the ChildHardboiledKidnapping
19753Mortal StakesExtortion, Baseball
19764Promised LandMissing PersonOrganized Crime
19785The Judas GoatThriller
19806Looking for Rachel WallaceKidnappingPrivate Eye
19807Early AutumnKidnapping
19818A Savage PlacePrivate Eye, Hollywood