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Crimson Joy: Spenser Series, Book 15
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Spenser novels volume 15.
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Random House Publishing Group 2009
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“Suspenseful . . . almost impossible to put down.”—Sacramento Union

In the city of the Red Sox and the Red Line someone is leaving roses—red ones, of course—on the bodies of women he kills. For a psychologist named Susan Silverman and a P.I. named Spenser, the case is personal. But Spenser knows it's the wrong man. Because the right one has come calling on Susan—with a red rose in hand.

“A novel worth reading with an ending that is worth waiting for.”—South Bend Tribune
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Street Date:
09/02/2009
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Robert B. Parker. (2009). Crimson Joy: Spenser Series, Book 15. Random House Publishing Group.

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Robert B. Parker. 2009. Crimson Joy: Spenser Series, Book 15. Random House Publishing Group.

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“A novel worth reading with an ending that is worth waiting for.”—South Bend Tribune
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“A novel worth reading with an ending that is worth waiting for.”—South Bend Tribune
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