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Family honor

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"Robert B. Parker has always been a master of razor-sharp and witty dialogue, hard-driving suspense and memorable characterization," says the Houston Chronicle. With both the classic Spenser series and the more recent Jesse Stone novels, Parker's spare prose and tight storytelling have earned him critical praise and popular success in equal measure. In Family Honor, he creates an entirely new character--young, smart, and, for the first time, female.Her name is Sunny Randall, a Boston P.I. and former cop, a college graduate, an aspiring painter, a divorcee, and the owner of a miniature bullterrier named Rosie. Hired by a wealthy family to locate their teenage daughter, Sunny is tested by the parents' preconceived notion of what a detective should be. With the help of underworld contacts she tracks down the runaway Millicent, who has turned to prostitution, rescues her from her pimp, and finds herself, at thirty-four, the unlikely custodian of a difficult teenager when the girl refuses to return to her family.But Millicent's problems are rooted in much larger crimes than running away, and Sunny, now playing the role of bodyguard, is caught in a shooting war with some very serious mobsters. She turns for help to her ex-husband, Richie, himself the son of a mob family, and to her dearest friend, Spike, a flamboyant and dangerous gay man. Heading this unlikely alliance, Sunny must solve at least one murder, resolve a criminal conspiracy that reaches to the top of state government, and bring Millicent back into functional young womanhood.
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Grouped Work ID 6a488978-2f9e-6939-2f19-dcbf03087fdf
Full title family honor
Author parker robert b
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 00:11:31AM

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publishDate 1999
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series Sunny Randall mysteries
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subject_facet Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction, Randall, Sunny (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Runaway teenagers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction
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title_full Family honor / Robert B. Parker
title_short Family honor
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Private investigators, Randall, Sunny (Fictitious character), Runaway teenagers, Women detectives, Women private investigators