His name is Jesse Stone. He's left the LAPD in disgrace and found himself the new chief of police in Paradise, Massachusetts--a town that's a lot less idyllic than it sounds. This exciting departure for "the reigning champion of the American tough-guy detective novel" (Entertainment Weekly) has... show more
His name is Jesse Stone. He's left the LAPD in disgrace and found himself the new chief of police in Paradise, Massachusetts--a town that's a lot less idyllic than it sounds. This exciting departure for "the reigning champion of the American tough-guy detective novel" (Entertainment Weekly) has landed him on the New York Times bestseller list once again...and thrilled readers and critics alike.
Publish date: November 1st 1998
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
Series: Jesse Stone (#1)
I am a fan of the Spenser series, but until picking this book up, I had not read any of Parker's other work. I enjoyed the book, but honestly, it was like reading Spenser with different character names and a slightly different setting. Even then, there were some imports- Gino Fish and Vinnie Morri...
Jesse Stone has moved from California to Paradise, Massachusetts after his alcohol consumption almost had him fired. Now he's trying to work out what his new home is about, stay alive and solve the murder mysteries that are popping up. It's an interesting read, the characters are flawed and intere...
liked it a lot...fun, fast, easy to digest. liked the characters a lot. i'm not sure there's not much parker didn't do. now to tackle spenser...
Read this first book of The Jesse Stone series because I liked the Jess Stone TV movies with Tom Selleck as Stone. This is also the first book I've read by the recently deceased Robert B. Parker.I wish I could say I liked the novel but I didn't. Jesse Stone, an alcoholic ex-LAPD cop with an ex-wife ...
Oops, another one by Parker that I didn't know I had read. This is the first Jesse Stone series and it was quite good, it wasn't what I considered great.Loved the character Jesse though and that's what saved me...this fellow is so flawed and he knows it but is trying hard to pull himself up out of ...