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Robert B. Parker’s Spenser
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.2 based on 332 ratings)
  • 1

    Robert B. Parker's Lullaby: A Spenser Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (209)
    Performance
    (190)
    Story
    (187)

    When 14-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Spenser to look into her mother’s murder, he’s not completely convinced by her claim that the police investigation four years ago was botched. Mattie is gruff, street-smart, and wise beyond her years, left to care for her younger siblings and an alcoholic grandmother in a dilapidated apartment in South Boston. But her need for closure and her determination to make things right hit Spenser where he lives - they’re the very characteristics he abides by.

    Ed says: "Ace aces Spenser!"
    Ace aces Spenser!

    Atkins has more than captured the essence of Spenser. I have been rereading all the old Spenser novels (via Audible) and thus the whole enivronment is..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 04 2012 by Ed (Frankfort, NY, USA)
  • 2

    Robert B. Parker's Wonderland

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Ace Atkins, Robert B. Parker (creator)
    • Narrated By Joe Mantegna
    Overall
    (123)
    Performance
    (110)
    Story
    (112)

    Henry Cimoli and Spenser have been friends for years, yet the old boxing trainer has never asked the private eye for a favor. Until now. A heavy-handed developer is trying to buy up Henry's condo on Revere Beach and sends thugs to move the process along. Soon Spenser and his apprentice, Zebulon Sixkill, find a trail leading to a mysterious and beautiful woman, a megalomaniacal Las Vegas kingpin, and plans to turn a chunk of land north of Boston into a sprawling casino. Bitter rivals emerge, alliances turn, and the uglier pieces of the Boston political machine look to put an end to Spenser's investigation.

    Amazon Customer says: "Again Spenser!"
    Again Spenser!

    Thanks to Ace Atkins for channeling RBP's essence and Joe M for making it live. RBP gone too soon.

    Reviewed on September 01 2014 by Amazon Customer (CA)