A Savage Place

by Robert B. Parker

A Spenser Novel

In a city of beautiful women Candy Sloan wants to be more than a pretty face. So Spenser is hired to bodyguard the L.A. TV reporter while she pursues a story of mob influence in the movie business. For the Boston P.I., the headlines in Hollywood are being written in blood and tears—as some people shoot film, and others choose guns...


"The best new private eye in fiction since Raymond Chandler."
Dan Wakefield

"As tough as they come and spiked with a touch of real class."
Kirkus Reviews

"Tough, wisecracking, unafraid, lonely, unexpectedly literate—and many respects the very examplar of the species."
>The New York Times

"Spenser gives the tribe of hard-boiled wonders a new vitality and complexity."
Chicago Sun-Times

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paperback | Thomson Gale | 1982 | ISBN: 9780440180951