Robert B. Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me

Robert B. Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me

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In the latest thriller featuring the legendary Boston PI, Spenser and his young protégé Mattie Sullivan take on billionaire money manager running a network of underaged girls for his rich and powerful clients.

Ten years ago, Spenser helped a teenage girl named Mattie Sullivan find her mother's killer and take down an infamous Southie crime boss. Now Mattie--a college student with a side job working for the tough but tender private eye--dreams of being an investigator herself. Her first big case involves a fifteen-year-old girl assaulted by a much older man at one of Boston's most prestigious private clubs. The girl, Chloe Turner, only wants the safe return of her laptop and backpack. But like her mentor and boss, Mattie has a knack for asking the right questions of the wrong people.

Soon Spenser and Mattie find ties between the exploitation of dozens of other girls from working class families to an eccentric billionaire and his sadistic henchwoman with a mansion on Commonwealth Avenue. The mystery man's wealth, power and connections extend well beyond Massachusetts - maybe even beyond the United States. Spenser and trusted ally Hawk must again watch out for Mattie as she unravels a massive sex-trafficking ring that will take them from Boston to Boca Raton to the Bahamas, crossing paths with local toughs, a highly-trained security company, and an old enemy of Spenser's--the Gray Man--for a final epic showdown.
ISBN: 9780525536857
Characteristics: 306 pages :,map ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Parker, Robert B. 1932-2010,- Creator
Alternative Title: Someone to watch over me

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jeffr1j
Apr 08, 2021

returned 4/8/2021 - due 4/21

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USAF1969
Mar 15, 2021

Ace Atkins continues to do a great job of carrying on with Robert B. Parker's SPENSER series. Usual characters (although Matti is a more recent addition). The story line in SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME deals with a significant social problem of human trafficking (in underage girls in this case). Usual humor mixed with hard-nosed confrontations between Spenser et al and the bad guys. Hope Atkins keeps up with the series.

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BAE322
Mar 10, 2021

It's pretty obvious that this plot was based on the case against Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell. Weaving a fictional tale around this sordid pair took some finesse. Ace did a good job. I read on. Just don't bring that scenario into my life again.

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LuvReadingStuff
Mar 01, 2021

I always love to read about Spenser. What a hero.

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BigBobAdams
Feb 02, 2021

Great book, Matti is a great addition to the Spencer universe. She steals the show.

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janetletty
Jan 04, 2021

Wait for regular book. Rec by Sea Times

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maipenrai
Mar 13, 2020

I have read every Spenser book over 37 years. Ace Atkins does an excellent job of duplicating the characters, fun interactions and witticisms!! I strongly recommend listening to this series as Joe Mantegna is truly the voice of Spenser. This edition is all the better because Hawk is back. Highly recommend the series. Kristi & Abby Tabby

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