Jesse Stone, still reeling from the murder of his fiancée by crazed assassin Mr. Peepers, must keep his emotions in check long enough to get through the wedding day of his loyal protégé, Suitcase Simpson.
The brilliant new novel in Robert B. Parker’s New York Times–bestselling series featuring police chief Jesse Stone.
All is quiet in Paradise, except for a spate of innocuous vandalism.
A Nor’easter blows into Paradise and churns up the
past—in the stunning new addition to Robert B. Parker’s
New York Times–bestselling series featuring Police
Chief Jesse Stone.
In the wake of a huge storm, three bodies are discovered in the rubble of an abandoned factory building in an industrial part of Paradise known as The Swap.
Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone doesn’t know her name.
It’s been a long time since Jesse Stone left L.A., and still longer since the tragic injury that ruined his chances for a major league baseball career.
Turns out the stiff was a foot soldier for local tough guy Reggie Galen, now enjoying a comfortable “retirement” with his beautiful wife, Rebecca, in the nicest part of Paradise.
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U.S. Army 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission. March thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British POWs who had spent three years in a surreally hellish camp near the city of Cabanatuan.