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Old 08-19-2011, 10:07 AM   #1
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Robert B. Parker ebook for only $.99!

I'm sad that the Spenser series has come to an end, but I'm really enjoying going back and re-reading all of them, and there are a lot! The fourth book in the series, Promised Land, is really good and only $.99 at Copia. It's also the only book in the series to win an Edgar Award for best book. Hope you enjoy it too! Link is below:

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Old 08-19-2011, 10:10 AM   #2
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promised land was the first spenser novel i ever read, and while for me the later ones are better, this one is well worth a read.
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Old 08-19-2011, 03:04 PM   #4
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I'm sad that the Spenser series has come to an end, but I'm really enjoying going back and re-reading all of them, and there are a lot! The fourth book in the series, Promised Land, is really good and only $.99 at Copia. It's also the only book in the series to win an Edgar Award for best book. Hope you enjoy it too! Link is below:

http://www.thecopia.com/catalog/deta...l?catId=753784
Don't give Spenser up for dead yet, the Parker family has begun hiring ghost writers.
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Old 08-19-2011, 07:16 PM   #5
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Don't give Spenser up for dead yet, the Parker family has begun hiring ghost writers.
Ugh. I suppose he left enough notes for another 20-30 novels lying around.
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Old 08-20-2011, 12:00 AM   #7
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Don't give Spenser up for dead yet, the Parker family has begun hiring ghost writers.
I'll pass....
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Ghost writers for a dead author? Who are they hiring? Dickens? Doyle? Christie?
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Don't give Spenser up for dead yet, the Parker family has begun hiring ghost writers.
I'm really sad it has come to this, but I won't be able to resist trying them out. I miss Spenser and co. too much not to...
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:44 AM   #13
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I'm glad there might be more Spenser novels, but it's also just not the same when you think ghostwriters doing all the work. I know a lot of big authors use them now, but it loses some of its' authenticity. Ah well, I'll give it a shot anyway if there are more
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the reason i said "oh, dear" is that i believe this writer wrote the original jesse stone movies, and they seemed to me to completely lose the flavor of the characters. maybe he'll do better in writing a novel...

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