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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Donald E. Westlake Narrator: Mark Peckham Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Parker Novels Release Date: December 2012 ISBN: 9781482983975
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Between Parker’s 1961 debut and his return in the late 1990s, the world of crime changed considerably. Now fake IDs and credit cards had to be purchased from specialists; increasingly sophisticated policing made escape and evasion tougher; and, worst of all, money had gone digital—the days of cash-stuffed payroll trucks were long gone. 

But cash isn’t everything, and now Parker’s after a fortune in jewels. In Flashfire, Parker’s in West Palm Beach, competing with a crew that has an unhealthy love of explosions. When things go sour, Parker finds himself shot and trapped—and forced to rely on a civilian to survive.


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Quotes & Awards

  • “Parker is in fine form: steely, sardonic, detached. Stark’s acidly funny depictions of Palm Beach and its native fauna are a bonus.”

    Amazon.com, editorial review

  • “All of his admirers, and all aficionados of the hard-boiled tradition, will need this book, which reaffirms its author’s position as one of the most versatile, consistently reliable figures in the recent history of American popular fiction.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “This is great, dirty fun…In the twenty-three-year gap between the twentieth and twenty-first Parker episodes, Westlake has recharged his batteries with a formula he should market to other writers.”

    Publishers Weekly, starred review

  • “If there was a Mohs’ scale for the hardness of hard-boiled crime novels, it might be aptly named for Richard Stark…Diamond-hard crime fiction.”

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About the Author
Author Donald E. WestlakeDonald E. Westlake (1933 - 2008) was a three-time Edward Award winner and the author of over a hundred novels and non-fiction books. In 1993, the Mystery Writers of America named Westlake a Grand Master, the highest honor bestowed by the society.
About the Narrator

Mark Peckham is an actor and director based in Rhode Island. In addition to working with Trinity Rep, Virginia Stage Co., and many Boston-area theaters, he was the voice of Joseph Smith in the award-winning PBS documentary American Prophet with Gregory Peck.