In the detective business, Spenser sometimes has to bend the
law. Other times, to break it. But he lives by his own
inviolate rules. And he loves just one woman -- even though
she is the one woman he's just lost.
So when Susan's
desperate letter arrives, Spenser doesn't think twice. His
best friend, Hawk, faces a life sentence. And Susan has
gotten herself into even bigger trouble. Now Spenser has to
free them both...even if it means breaking his own rules to
"If you like tight writing, no wasted words and
interesting characters, Parker will be your cup of tea."