The Boston PI gets tangled in Cape Cod's criminal underworld in this Edgar Award–winning mystery from the New York Times–bestselling author. Cape Cod businessman Harvey Shepard is in over his head. He lost a quarter million on a shady real estate deal, the loan shark is circling, and now he needs a private investigator to find out where his wife, Pam, disappeared to. Spencer takes the case, but finding Pam isn't the hard part—the hard part is finding out she's suspected of a bank robbery that led to murder. Robert B. Parker's Spencer novels featuring the former boxer turned Boston PI are "one of the great series in the history of the American detective story." Promised Land, the Edgar Award–winning fourth Spencer novel, was also adapted into the pilot episode of the classic tv series Spencer: For Hire (The New York Times).