Tag Archive for Obituary

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RIP: Robert B. Parker,

One of my favorite authors passed away yesterday – Robert B. Parker, author of the Spenser series of novels.  There were 37 Spenser novels in all, according to RobertBParker.net, including his newest, The Professional.  The novels inspired a television series – Spenser: For Hire – that forever changed the way I read his books.  I was never a big Robert Urich… Read more

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Tony Hillerman

Sad, sad news today. Tony Hillerman, author of a number of mystery novels set in the American Southwest, died Sunday at the age of 83. I’m a big fan of mystery and detective novels and I have read a number of the Joe Leaphorn/Jim Chee books. There are few authors who were as skilled at bringing a region to life… Read more