Chance by RobertB. Parker

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Mafia princess Shirley Meeker wants her husband back. So does her father the kingpin and a few other shady characters. Spenser and hawk head to Vegas to find Anthony Meeker and to confirm their suspicion that all these people aren't just missing Anthony's smile. And Spenser has to make some sense of some very disorganized crime...

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Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, novels featuring Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction, Parker died in January 2010.
Published April 1, 1997 by Berkley. 340 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Spenser replies affirmatively and adds, ""But I think you've just coined a tripartite oxymoron."") Despite a mid-course swerve in the plot, the action rings true, especially the machinations among the crime bosses, as Spenser proves himself once more a modern-day knight in shining armor.

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Parker, published by the Cactus Rose Line of The Wild Rose Press, tells the story of Delilah, who, once upon a time was known as Emily, and grew up in a troubled home, forced into marriage.

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Spenser and Hawk travel to Las Vegas to locate the husband of Shirley Meeker, daughter of a Mafia kingpin.

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