Paper Doll

Paper Doll

Book - 1993
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Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's, c1993
ISBN: 9780399138188
0399138188
Characteristics: 223 p. ; 24 cm

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7626dee
Aug 30, 2016

Plot is a bit convoluted and the characters very unlikeable except for the murderer-twisty which is not typical of Parker stories.

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LoveAGoodRead
Jun 14, 2013

This is an older Spenser novel and quite short at 170 pages. But it was a quick and enjoyable read. It was not my favorite of all the Spenser series, perhaps because it seemed a bit too short and the plot lacked depth. IMHO.

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RichardPaul
Jun 24, 2012

Paper Doll ---- by Robert B. Parker - c - 1993 (Spenser Novel) ---- This story is a page turner and a very good read. I will recommend this Novel to many friends. ---- I cruised through it in: one sitting. ---- Enjoy! ---- (finished 6-23-12) RichardPaul

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Cabby
Nov 04, 2007

I love this author.

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RichardPaul
Jun 24, 2012

RichardPaul thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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LoveAGoodRead
Jun 14, 2013

Spenser is hired by Boston aristocrat Loudon Tripp to find his wife's killer after the police deem the murder at a stand still. Digging deep, Spenser quickly realizes that Tripp's idealized view of his picture-perfect wife, picture-perfect kids, and picture-perfect life are anything but. Even the recently departed Olivia Tripp is not who or what she appears on the surface. Spenser uncovers an affair with a politician, a small town scandal, once wealthy family that are now bankrupt, and a child with a damaging secret of her own. A protective and loyal servant with secrets of his own leave Spenser with life altering decisions to make. He may find it easier to let sleeping dogs lie, but will he?

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LoveAGoodRead
Jun 14, 2013

"I am trustworthy, loyal, and helpful. But I struggle with obedient."
--Spenser

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