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Robert B. Parker's Cheap Shot

A Spenser Novel

By Ace Atkins

“Assured... Atkins’s gift for mimicking the late Robert B. Parker could lead to a long run, the the delight of Spenser devotees.”

Publishers Weekly




The iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser returns in an outstanding new addition to the New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins.



Kinjo Heywood is one of the New England Patriots’ marquee players—a hard-nosed linebacker who’s earned his reputation as one of the toughest guys in the league. When off-field violence repeatedly lands Heywood in the news, his slick agent hires Spenser to find the men who he says have been harassing his client.



Heywood’s troubles seem to be tied to a nightclub shooting from two years earlier. But when Heywood’s nine-year-old son, Akira, is kidnapped, ransom demands are given, and a winding trail through Boston’s underworld begins, Spenser puts together his own all-star team of toughs. It will take both Hawk and Spenser’s protégé, Zebulon Sixkill, to watch Spenser’s back and return the child to the football star’s sprawling Chestnut Hill mansion. A controversial decision from Heywood only ups the ante as the clock winds down on Akira’s future.

Format: Book
Author: Atkins, Ace
Summary: "When off-field violence repeatedly lands the NE Patriots' Kinjo Heywood bad press, his slick agent hires Spenser to find the men who he says have been harassing his client. When Heywood's son is kidnapped, Spenser puts together his own all-star team of toughs. It will take both Hawk and Spenser's protege, Zebulon Sixkill, to watch Spenser's back and find the child"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Robert B. Parker's cheap shot : a Spenser novel / Ace Atkins.
Publisher Date: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2014.
Subject: Spenser (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction. Football players -- Fiction. Kidnapping -- Fiction. Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780399161582 (hardback) 0399161589 (hardback)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 6
System Items Total: 18
Call Number: M Atkins
Oclc: 861068891
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Bib Id: 517226

Format: Book
Author: Atkins, Ace.
Summary: "The iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser returns in an outstanding new addition to the New York Times-bestselling series from author Ace Atkins. Kinjo Heywood is one of the New England Patriots' marquee players-a hard-nosed linebacker who's earned his reputation as one of the toughest guys in the league. When off-field violence repeatedly lands Heywood in the news, his slick agent hires Spenser to find the men who he says have been harassing his client. Heywood's troubles seem to be tied to a nightclub shooting from two years earlier. But when Heywood's nine-year-old son, Akira, is kidnapped, ransom demands are given, and a winding trail through Boston's underworld begins, Spenser puts together his own all-star team of toughs. It will take both Hawk and Spenser's protege, Zebulon Sixkill, to watch Spenser's back and return the child to the football star's sprawling Chestnut Hill mansion. A controversial decision from Heywood only ups the ante as the clock winds down on Akira's future. "-- Provided by publisher.
Summary: "When off-field violence repeatedly lands the NE Patriots' Kinjo Heywood bad press, his slick agent hires Spenser to find the men who he says have been harassing his client. When Heywood's son is kidnapped, Spenser puts together his own all-star team of toughs. It will take both Hawk and Spenser's protege, Zebulon Sixkill, to watch Spenser's back and find the child"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Robert B. Parker's cheap shot : a Spenser novel / Ace Atkins.
Publisher, Date: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2014.
Description: 308 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Series: A Spenser novel ; 42
Series: Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010. Spenser novel ; 42.
Subjects: Spenser (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subjects: Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction.
Subjects: Football players -- Fiction.
Subjects: Kidnapping -- Fiction.
Subjects: Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Other Title: Cheap Shot
Notes: Map on lining papers.
LCCN: 2014003821
ISBN: 9780399161582 (hardback)
ISBN: 0399161589 (hardback)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 6
Total Copies: 18
Call Number: M Atkins