Possibly the first Spenser novel. He has no girlfriend and no Hawk. He works with
lieutenant Quick and detective Bensen of the Boston police. He has sex with a
woman who hires him to find her daughter and he has sex with the daughter
within 24 hours. He gets shot by a thug working for a local mobster. He drinks
a lot of bourbon. He is 37 years old in 1975.
Year Read: 2008
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