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Spenser Novels

Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe -- Meet Jake Lassiter

Paul Levine | Posted 11.30.2013 | Home
Paul Levine

Funny thing is, just as with Spenser and Travis McGee, Jake never seemed that hard-boiled to me. Oh, there's the occasional tough-guy line: "They don't call us sharks for our ability to swim."

Robert B. Parker Dead: Beloved Novelist Dies At 77

Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind | Sarah Weinmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At the age of 77, "just sitting at his desk" at his home in Cambridge, Mass., according to an email sent out by a representative of his U.K. publisher...