Night and Day (Jesse Stone Series #8)

Night and Day (Jesse Stone Series #8)

by Robert B. Parker

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Overview

Parker and Stone-back with another New York Times bestseller

When the sun sets in Paradise, the women get nervous. A Peeping Tom is on the loose. According to the notes he sends Police Chief Jesse Stone, he's about to take his obsession one step further.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425232996
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Series: Jesse Stone Series , #8
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 108,954
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Robert B. Parker was the author of more than fifty books. He died in January 2010.

Date of Birth:

September 17, 1932

Date of Death:

January 18, 2010

Place of Birth:

Springfield, Massachusetts

Place of Death:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Education:

B.A. in English, Colby College, 1954; M.A., Ph. D. in English, Boston University, 1957, 1971

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Table of Contents

Title Page

Copyright Page

Dedication

 
Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18

Chapter 19

Chapter 20

Chapter 21

Chapter 22

Chapter 23

Chapter 24

Chapter 25

Chapter 26

Chapter 27

Chapter 28

Chapter 29

Chapter 30

Chapter 31

Chapter 32

Chapter 33

Chapter 34

Chapter 35

Chapter 36

Chapter 37

Chapter 38

Chapter 39

Chapter 40

Chapter 41

Chapter 42

Chapter 43

Chapter 44

Chapter 45

Chapter 46

Chapter 47

Chapter 48

Chapter 49

Chapter 50

Chapter 51

Chapter 52

Chapter 53

Chapter 54

Chapter 55

Chapter 56

Chapter 57

Chapter 58

Chapter 59

Chapter 60

Chapter 61

Chapter 62

Chapter 63

Chapter 64

Chapter 65

Chapter 66

Chapter 67

Chapter 68

Chapter 69

Chapter 70

Chapter 71

Chapter 72

Chapter 73

Chapter 74

THE SPENSER NOVELS

Rough Weather
 
THE JESSE STONE NOVELS

Stranger in Paradise
 
 
THE SUNNY RANDALL NOVELS

Spare Change
 
 
ALSO BY ROBERT B. PARKER

Resolution
G. P. PUTNAM’S SONS
 
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

 
Parker, Robert B., date.
eISBN : 978-1-101-01605-3

1. Police chiefs—Massachusetts—Fiction. 2. Sex crimes—
 
 
 
This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously,
 
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JESSE STONE sat in his office at the Paradise police station, looking at the sign painted on the pebbled-glass window of his office door. From the inside it read FEIHC, or it would have, if the letters hadn’t been backward. He tried pronouncing the word, decided he couldn’t, and stopped thinking about it. On his desk was a glamour head shot of his ex-wife. He looked at it for a time, and decided not to think about that, either.

Molly Crane came from the front desk and opened the door.

“Suit just called in,” she said. “There’s some kind of disturbance at the junior high school and he thinks you and I ought to come down.”

“Girls involved?” Jesse said.

“That’s why he wants me,” Molly said.

“I understand,” Jesse said. “But why does he want me?”

“You’re the chief of police,” Molly said. “Everybody wants you.”

Jesse glanced at Jenn’s picture again.

“Oh,” Jesse said. “Yeah.”

Jesse stood, and clipped his gun to his belt.

“Though you sure don’t dress like a chief,” Molly said.

Jesse was wearing a uniform shirt, blue jeans, Nikes, a dark blue Paradise police baseball hat, and a badge that said Chief. He tapped the badge.

“I do where it counts,” he said. “Who’s on the desk?”

“Steve,” Molly said.

“Okay,” Jesse said. “You drive. No siren.”

“Oh, damn,” Molly said. “I never get to use the siren.”

“Maybe when you make sergeant,” Jesse said.

There were two Paradise police cruisers parked outside of the junior high school.

“Who’s in the other cruiser,” Jesse said as they got out of the car.

“Eddie Cox,” Molly said. “He and Suit have seven to eleven this week.”

They walked into the school lobby, where a thick mill of parents was being held at bay by two Paradise cops. Most of the parents were mothers, with a scatter of fathers looking oddly out of place. When Jesse came in they all swarmed toward him, many of them speaking to him loudly.

“You’re the chief of police, are you gonna do something?”

“I want that woman arrested!”

“She’s a goddamned child molester!”

“What are you going to do about this?”

“Do you know what she did?”

“Did they tell you what happened here?”

Jesse ignored them.

He said to Molly, “Keep them here.”

Then he pointed at Suit and jerked his head down the hallway.

(Continues…)



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