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Sea Change

A Jesse Stone Novel

by Robert B Parker

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Sea Change by Robert B Parker
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  • Published Feb 2006
    304 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Paradise, Massachusetts, police chief Jesse Stone faces the case of his career in the newest novel in the bestselling series

When a woman's partially decomposed body washes ashore in Paradise, Massachusetts, police chief Jesse Stone is forced into a case far more difficult than it initially appears.

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"... much of the dialogue is interchangeable: witty, flirtatious, droll and sexually charged. The outcome manages to be both surprising and depressing. Stone is a work in progress whose following is likely to increase as he continues to grow." - Publishers Weekly.
"Parker's signature smart-ass dialogue is beginning to sound stale, even weak....Similarly tired is the cutesy relationship between Stone and his ex-wife..." - Booklist.

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Robert B Parker Author Biography

Robert B. Parker was the author of more than 60 books including westerns and young-adult novels, but is best known for his detective novels featuring Boston private-eye Spenser. In recent years he introduced a new protagonist, Jesse Stone, an alcoholic ex-ballplayer turned small-town chief of police.

Parker's novels featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye Spenser earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim, typified by R.W.B. Lewis’ comment, "We are witnessing one of the great series in the history of the American detective story" (The New York Times Book Review).

"I read Parker’s Spenser series in college," the best-selling writer Harlan Coben said in a 2007 interview with The Atlantic Monthly. "...

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