"Ten years in L.A. Homicide hadn't extinguished his sense of romantic possibility," describes Jesse Stone just a few pages into Robert Parker's second book in this new series. Nor has 20 years of writing Spenser books extinguished Parker's sense of romantic possibility. Without this quality --- shared by Stone, Spenser, and obviously Parker --- how else could Jesse Stone have come to be?
If you have read the Spenser books but not NIGHT PASSAGE --- which marked Jesse Stone's debut --- you may recognize some of the traits that make Spenser such a long-lived a