Hush Money by RobertB. Parker
(Spenser Mystery)

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Synopsis

Spenser has his hands full when he takes on two cases at once. In the first, a high-minded university might be hiding a killer within a swamp of political correctness. And in the other, Spenser comes to the aid of a stalking victim, only to find himself the unwilling object of the woman's dangerous affection.
 

About RobertB. Parker

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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, 2000 by Berkley. 384 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Crime. Fiction

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The Nevins case will bring Spenser up against Parker’s favorite adversaries, the spineless bullies who spread fear and misiniformation from their faculty offices and an enterprising group of racists who campaign uncompromisingly against African Americans, gays, and anybody else who might adultera...

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When Spenser and his sidekick, Hawk, persuade her sinister admirer to desist, K.C.'s fragile emotions lead her to fall hard for Spenser, and the stalked becomes the stalker.

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Spenser is smart, witty, compassionate and very strong. I like to think I'm all of those things.

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In Hush Money, Spenser's long-time friend, Hawk, asks him for a favor: determine if Robinson Nevins, the son of Hawk's boyhood mentor, was denied tenure at college because he is black, because he may have been dating a gay activist who committed suicide or what the real reason is.

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However, once Spenser and Hawk sink their.

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Though this 26th entry in the Spenser mystery series is more intent on lampooning the politically correct halls of academia than on building suspense, it's easy to see why Parker's snappy banter and cynical eye have kept fans turning pages for 25 years.

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