A Savage Place : Spenser

  • by Robert B. Parker
  • Narrated by Michael Prichard
  • Series: Spenser
  • 4 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

TV reporter Candy Sloan has eyes the color of cornflowers and legs that stretch all the way to heaven. She also has somebody threatening to rearrange her lovely face if she keeps on snooping into charges of Hollywood racketeering.Spenser's job is to keep Candy healthy until she breaks the biggest story of her career. But her star witness has just bowed out with three bullets in his chest, two tough guys have doubled up to test Spenser's skill with his fists, and Candy is about to use her own sweet body as live bait in a deadly romantic game--a game that may cost Spenser his life.

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What the Critics Say

"Crackling dialogue, plenty of action, and expert writing." (The New York Times)

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Customer Reviews

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A Different Kind of Spencer

This is one of the more complicated Spenser novels. Spenser cheats on Susan; develops feelings for another woman. The climatic scene was the one of the most complicated in the series. The setting is Los Angeles instead of Boston. There's no Hawk, Quirk, or Belsen. Though there is the requisite amount of humor this is one of the more serious Spenser novels. An excellent short book.
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- Me & My Girls

Horrible

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Love Robert B. Parker, but I couldn't stand the narrator.


Would you ever listen to anything by Robert B. Parker again?

Yes, narrated by someone else.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-14-2009
  • Publisher: Random House Audio