Death in Paradise

Death in Paradise

Book - 2002
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The Paradise Men's Softball League has wrapped up another game, and Jesse Stone is lingering in the parking lot with his team-mates, drinking beer, swapping stories of double plays and beautiful women in the late summer twilight. But then a voice, scared, calls out to him from the edge of a nearby lake. He walks to the sound, where two men squat at the water's edge. In front of them, face down, is something that used to be a girl. The local cops haven't seen anything like this, but Jesse's LA past has made him all too familiar with floaters. This floating girl hadn't committed suicide, she hadn't been drowned: she'd been shot, and dumped, discarded like trash. Before long it becomes clear that the dead girl had a reputation and a taste for the wild life; and her own parents can't even be bothered to report her missing, or admit that she once was a child of theirs. All Jesse has to go on is a young man's school ring on a gold chain, and a hunch or two.
Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2002
Edition: Berkley mass-market ed
ISBN: 9780425187067
Branch Call Number: F Parker
Characteristics: 305 pages ;,18 cm


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Sep 30, 2018

Death in Paradise....Jessie Stone series by Robt Parker
Just started this series & am disappointed to encounter even more "tech"
ebook only?
No, no no.
The library in my opinion, should continue to be about books...real books
letting alternatives be the "extras" for those who want them.

Dec 02, 2017

Enjoyable fast read.

peggy_15 Aug 15, 2017

I've read 3 Jesse Stone novels. Actually I'm in the middle of reading the 3rd now. I thought I'd found a new favorite author. Especially love the dialogue. But...........I am already so sick of the endless interplay between Jesse and his ex-wife. OMG. They discuss their relationship and sex lives. And their love for each other. He professes his love for his ex-wife to whoever happens to be his current lover. On an on and on. After a while (3 books) it just becomes sick, sick and unbelievable, sick, sick, boring, repetitive, sick, sick kill her off, please.

Saw one of the movies too. Quite liked it. Liked Tom Selleck. And I've never been a Tom Selleck fan. He is too old for the character in the book but that needn't affect the role he played in the movie.

Jun 08, 2012

Death in paradise ---- by robert B. Parker (Jesse Stone Novel # 3) c - 2001 ---- This 'Jesse Stone Novel'; is very good and a fast read. The story is a work that is totaly Mr. Parker, toying with the reader. ---- enjoy! ---- (finished 6-8-12) RichardPaul

Mar 05, 2012

Another good read, would recommend. 7 of 10 for me.


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