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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,140 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert B. Parker Narrator: Joe Mantegna Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Spenser Series Release Date:
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A cheating husband and a wayward wife provide Spenser with an unconventional and dangerous surveillance job. 

When Marlene Cowley hires Spenser to see if her husband, Trent, is cheating on her, he encounters more than he bargained for: Not only does he find a two-timing husband, but a second investigator as well, hired by the husband to look after his wife. As a result of their joint efforts, Spenser soon finds himself investigating both individual depravity and corporate corruption. 

It seems the folks in the Cowley's circle have become enamored of radio talk-show host Darrin O'Mara, whose views on Courtly Love are clouding some already fuzzy minds with the notion of cross-connubial relationships. O'Mara's brand of sex therapy is unconventional at best, unlawful-and deadly-at worst. Then a murder at Kinergy, where Trent Cowley is CFO, sends Spenser in yet another direction. Apparently, the unfettered pursuit of profit has a price. 

With razor-sharp characterizations and finely honed prose, this is Parker writing at the height of his powers. Download and start listening now!


Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Liz | 2/17/2014

    " Murder Mystery this took a bit to get into cause I usually like to read mushy lovie stuff but it was good "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Melissa | 2/17/2014

    " This is the first Robert Parker book I've read and I enjoyed it. My only real problem was that Parker doesn't seem to know any synonyms for the word "said." It's constantly "He said this" or "She said that." It was a little annoying. Nonetheless, Spencer is an amusing character who seems to realize it and appreciate it. Plus it was great having the story take place in locations I'm familiar with. Albeit, Joe Mantegna mispronounced "Copley" and "Waltham" which was slightly frustrating. Other than that, it was enjoyable. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Karen | 2/10/2014

    " I'm a sucker for the Spenser mystery novels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by David | 2/7/2014

    " Enjoyed the story very much. Parker is an excellent storyteller, and weaves a tale of intrigue very nicely. Keeps me turning the page! "

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