A Savage Place (Spenser Series #8)

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TV reporter Candy Sloan has eyes the color of cornflowers and legs that stretch all the way to heaven. She also has somebody threatening to rearrange her lovely face if she keeps on snooping into charges of Hollywood racketeering.

Spenser's job is to keep Candy healthy until she breaks the biggest story of her career. But her star witness has just bowed out with three bullets in his chest, two tough guys have doubled up to test Spenser's skill with his fists, and Candy is about ...

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Overview

TV reporter Candy Sloan has eyes the color of cornflowers and legs that stretch all the way to heaven. She also has somebody threatening to rearrange her lovely face if she keeps on snooping into charges of Hollywood racketeering.

Spenser's job is to keep Candy healthy until she breaks the biggest story of her career. But her star witness has just bowed out with three bullets in his chest, two tough guys have doubled up to test Spenser's skill with his fists, and Candy is about to use her own sweet body as live bait in a deadly romantic game—a game that may cost Spenser his life.

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"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—an  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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780440180951
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 10/28/1992
  • Series: Spenser Series , #8
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 116,498
  • Product dimensions: 4.18 (w) x 6.88 (h) x 0.52 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2003

    Candy Sloan is a client in CA

    The news company employing an investigative reporter hires Spenser to protect her while she pursues a story of corruption in THE business of LA

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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