Night Passage

Product Number: EB00387677
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101546352
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Description

Robert B. Parker introduces readers to police chief Jesse Stone in the first novel in the beloved mystery series-a New York Times bestseller. 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. Once on board, Jesse doesn't have to look for trouble in Paradise: it comes to him. For what is on the surface a quiet New England community quickly proves to be a crucible of political and moral corruption-replete with triple homicide, tight Boston mob ties, flamboyantly errant spouses, maddened militiamen and a psychopath-about-town who has fixed his violent sights on the new lawman. Against all this, Jesse stands utterly alone, with no one to trust-even he and the woman he's seeing are like ships passing in the night. He finds he must test his mettle and powers of command to emerge a local hero-or the deadest of dupes.

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Author(s): Robert B. Parker
Series: Jesse Stone Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jul 01, 2001

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