Robert B. Parker's Debt to Pay

Robert B. Parker's Debt to Pay

Book - 2016
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"All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism. Good thing, too, because Jesse Stone is preoccupied with the women in his life, both past and present."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2016]
ISBN: 9780399171437
0399171436
Characteristics: 338 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Parker, Robert B. 1932-2010
Alternative Title: Debt to pay

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ohiotom
Jun 02, 2017

Very disappointing. I quit after 40 pages. Why? This author has totally missed capturing the Robert Parker style and the Jesse Stone psyche. Too verbose. Too normal. It takes him a paragraph or two to express the thought or feeling Parker could capture in a sentence.

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carol507
Feb 19, 2017

I have to disagree with others' comments - I felt this author has reflected the downfall of Jesse Stone- how else could you portray him.

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kcarew26
Jan 06, 2017

This was a horrible book. Robert Parker would never have written something like this

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MARSHAANNE
Dec 23, 2016

Sadly, this book doesn't begin to compare to Parkers books. The writer seems to be following a not very inspired formula and it just doesn't gell. I put the book down several times & that has never happened with Robert Parker books.
Call me a sorry reader who will not be reading any future books written by Coleman.

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Sue1961
Dec 20, 2016

I love Robert Parker novels. This was not a Robert Parker novel. I rarely return a book without finishing it. This one got returned unfinished.

Don't bother.

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doblom
Dec 20, 2016

Fans of Jesse Stone, do not read this book, I repeat, DO NOT READ THIS BOOK!!! The new author throws a sadistic plot twist at the end that will horrify and disappoint fans of this series. It is disrespectful to the character, the character's fans, and ultimately the memory of Robert B Parker. If you must check it out, read the end first to determine if you really want to read the whole thing only to learn at the end you have wasted your time. I am 62 years old and have read about 2 novels a week since high school. I cannot remember ever being this disappointed. I cannot recommend this book to anyone. I cannot believe that the editors and publishers allowed this to happen. Zero stars.

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hsberman
Nov 12, 2016

I hated this book; I revere every previous book by Parker and the subsequent writers. I have had more than enough with Jenn and alcohol and the ending was worse than the body of the book

Henry

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brigpa1
Nov 11, 2016

I have to disagree with the previous comment. I quit after about halfway. I just did not care what happened to the bad guy or to Jesse Stone and his fiance. Not nearly the story telling quality of RBP.

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bixbyjim
Sep 20, 2016

His was as good as Parkers
My rating was four star.

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