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She did the same for him and she kissed his chest, brushing her hand across his nipples.
As Ben fingered the clasp of her bra, Martina pushed him away. When they were done, she lay with her head on his hairless chest. First times, even at their best, come with a certain amount of awkwardness.
When she’d taken it all in and swallowed, she sighed, and her body shuddered involuntarily.
Ben reached for the hem of her T-shirt and lifted it over her head.
When the kid hesitated, the gunman put a round in the wall above the headboard. The gunman motioned for Ben to get on his knees at the side of the bed. You want me.”The gunman nodded, stepped close to Ben. Before Ben could figure out what it was, he pressed it to Ben’s neck and stunned the kid.
A reunion with former baseball teammates leaves Jesse Stone grappling with memories and regrets over what might have been, and that includes bittersweet memories of his old girlfriend, the darkly sensuous and secretive Kayla, who has unexpectedly arrived at the reunion as well. He was alone, with only the ocean and his regrets for company. Dan Castro, chef and owner of the Lobster Claw, was a squat man with sad brown eyes and the weight of the world pressing down on him.
Tears streamed down Martina’s face as the gunman turned the tip of the suppressor in her direction. A tuxedo, he thought, was just another kind of uniform.
The gun barked twice and Martina Penworth stopped crying forever.3Jesse Stone stared at himself in the full-length mirror as he adjusted his bow tie. He had been away from baseball for many years now, but he kept in good shape.
But when a young woman is found murdered in Paradise, and her boyfriend, a son of one of the town’s most prominent families, is kidnapped, Jesse’s investigation yields some troubling suspicions: the reunion and the murder are connected, and one of Jesse’s old friends is intimately involved in the crimes. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, the novels featuring Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole/Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels. There were storm clouds over Paradise as Jesse Stone looked out at the Atlantic and remembered his last night in L. What Jesse thought was that water color in sunlight was beside the point. He understood that a lot of people, maybe most, believed the ocean symbolized endless possibility, better days, bright futures. You can gaze at the road ahead of you all you want, but your future is in your rearview mirror.“Jesse . The place had been up and running for only two months and Dan had discovered why it was easier to want to own a restaurant than to actually own one.
Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction. Reed Farrel Coleman, called “a hard-boiled poet” by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan, is the Edgar-nominated author of eighteen novels and three novellas, including the critically acclaimed Moe Prager series. He wanted to know if Jesse could talk to the health inspector.