Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise

Book - 2002
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"[Parker's found] the pitch-perfect voice for a guy who is straining every muscle to cut down on the booze, hang on to his new job as police chief, and not get rattled by the body of a teenage girl"( The New York Times ) in this bestselling mystery in the Jesse Stone series.

Robert B. Parker takes readers back in Paradise, where Detective Jesse Stone is looking for two things: the killer of a teenage girl--and someone, anyone, who is willing to claim the body...

The local cops haven't seen anything like this, but Jesse's L.A. past has made him all too familiar with floaters. This girl hadn't committed suicide; she hadn't been drowned: she'd been shot and dumped, discarded like trash. Before long it becomes clear that she had a taste for the wild life; and her own parents can't be bothered to report her missing, or even admit that she once was a child of theirs. All Jesse has to go on is a young man's school ring on a gold chain, and a hunch or two.

Filled with magnetic characters and the muscular writing that are Parker's trademarks, Death in Paradise is a storytelling masterpiece.
Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2002.
Edition: Berkley mass-market ed.
ISBN: 9780425187067
0425187063
Characteristics: 289 p. ; 18 cm.

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Julia
Sep 30, 2018

Death in Paradise....Jessie Stone series by Robt Parker
Just started this series & am disappointed to encounter even more "tech"
ebook only?
No, no no.
The library in my opinion, should continue to be about books...real books
letting alternatives be the "extras" for those who want them.

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ALB126
Dec 02, 2017

Enjoyable fast read.

peggy_15 Aug 15, 2017

I've read 3 Jesse Stone novels. Actually I'm in the middle of reading the 3rd now. I thought I'd found a new favorite author. Especially love the dialogue. But...........I am already so sick of the endless interplay between Jesse and his ex-wife. OMG. They discuss their relationship and sex lives. And their love for each other. He professes his love for his ex-wife to whoever happens to be his current lover. On an on and on. After a while (3 books) it just becomes sick, sick and unbelievable, sick, sick, boring, repetitive, sick, sick kill her off, please.

Saw one of the movies too. Quite liked it. Liked Tom Selleck. And I've never been a Tom Selleck fan. He is too old for the character in the book but that needn't affect the role he played in the movie.

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RichardPaul
Jun 08, 2012

Death in paradise ---- by robert B. Parker (Jesse Stone Novel # 3) c - 2001 ---- This 'Jesse Stone Novel'; is very good and a fast read. The story is a work that is totaly Mr. Parker, toying with the reader. ---- enjoy! ---- (finished 6-8-12) RichardPaul

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c210flyer
Mar 05, 2012

Another good read, would recommend. 7 of 10 for me.

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Jun 08, 2012

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