The Black Ice Score: A Parker Novel [NOOK Book]

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A corrupt African colonel has converted half his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a Manhattan safe house. Four upstanding citizens plan to rescue their new nation by stealing the diamonds back—with the help of a “specialist”—Parker, that is. He has the best references in town. Will Parker break his rule against working with amateurs and help them because his woman would be disappointed if he doesn’t? Or because three hired morons have threatened to kill him and his woman if he does? They ...

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The Black Ice Score: A Parker Novel

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Overview

A corrupt African colonel has converted half his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a Manhattan safe house. Four upstanding citizens plan to rescue their new nation by stealing the diamonds back—with the help of a “specialist”—Parker, that is. He has the best references in town. Will Parker break his rule against working with amateurs and help them because his woman would be disappointed if he doesn’t? Or because three hired morons have threatened to kill him and his woman if he does? They thought they were buying an advantage, but what they get is a predated death certificate.

“Crime fiction stripped down—as it was meant to be. . . . Oh, how the pages keep turning.”—Philadelphia Inquirer

“Old master that he is, Stark does all of them one better.”—Los Angeles Times

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226772813
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Series: Parker Series , #11
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 215,727
  • File size: 523 KB

Meet the Author

Richard Stark was one of the many pseudonyms of Donald E. Westlake (1933-2008), a prolific author of noir crime fiction. In 1993 the Mystery Writers of America bestowed the society’s highest honor on Westlake, naming him a Grand Master.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2013

    Sarah

    "I love you too, Jack. Tjis is my last post. T.T All i asked for was a laptop... ugh. Bye."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Very Enjoyable Read

    Continues the Parker legacy, if you like Parker you will like this book. Our hometown villian goes international in this story; very unusual plot with many twists and challenges for Parker.

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  • Posted July 6, 2012

    Read 'em all!

    Another winner in the Parker series. I'm working my way through the series in order. Each is consistently well thought out and with the required twists and turns.

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