Slayground: A Parker Novel

Slayground: A Parker Novel

by Richard Stark, Charles Ardai
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Slayground: A Parker Novel by Richard Stark

The hunter becomes prey, as a heist goes sour and Parker finds himself trapped in a shuttered amusement park, besieged by a bevy of local mobsters. There are no exits from Fun Island. Outnumbered and outgunned, Parker can't afford a single miscalculation. He’s low on bullets—but, as anyone who’s crossed his path knows, that definitely doesn’t mean he’s defenseless.

“Nobody tops Stark in his objective portrayals of a world of total amorality.” —New York Times

“Energy and imagination light up virtually every page, as does some of the best hard-boiled prose ever to grace the noir genre.” —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226772974
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 09/15/2010
Series: Parker Series , #14
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 245,463
File size: 532 KB

About 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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Slayground (Parker Series #14) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Maggie-MacGregor More than 1 year ago
Trapped in an amusement park closed for the winter, Parker manages to outwit two sets of enemies. This is a tour de force because it's a rare case of Parker working, not with a team, but entirely on his own. This may not be the best Parker novel to start with, but if you like Richard stark, you'll love this.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago