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Robert B. Parker's Blackjack

Rex Linn

In the latest installment of the New York Times best-selling series, lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch face new challenges in their hometown of Appaloosa. With the arrival of a wealth easterner named Boston Bill Black, the town becomes a hotbed of trouble and greed. When Boston Bill is wanted for murder, Cole and Hitch must track him down, leading them on a thrilling chase that brings them back to Appaloosa. Robert Knott expertly continues the series, captivating readers with his compelling storytelling and well-developed characters.

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Introducing Robert B. Parker's Blackjack

In the thrilling new addition to the New York Times best-selling series, lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch find themselves facing a whole new set of challenges in their hometown of Appaloosa. As the town prospers, it also attracts a range of characters, from carpetbaggers to gamblers, migrants to peddlers, and drifters to thieves. But the biggest threat comes in the form of Boston Bill Black, a wealthy easterner and the owner of Appaloosa's flashy new casino.

A Flashy Character with a Dark Side

Boston Bill Black is no ordinary man. With his larger-than-life personality and reputation as a womanizer, he has quickly become the talk of the town. Known for his quick draw and rumored involvement in a series of murders, Boston Bill is a force to be reckoned with. When Cole and Hitch manage to capture him, their victory is short-lived as Boston Bill escapes once again.

A Trail of Murder and Mystery

As the bodies continue to pile up, Cole and Hitch are determined to bring Boston Bill to justice. The duo finds themselves on a thrilling chase that takes them back to their beloved Appaloosa. Along the way, they encounter various obstacles and suspects, but one woman stands out as a potential key to exposing Boston Bill's true nature.

The Legacy Continues

Robert Knott, the writer behind Robert B. Parker's Blackjack, seamlessly continues the legacy of the best-selling series. With his expert storytelling and deep understanding of the characters, Knott brings Cole and Hitch to life once again. Fans of the series will not be disappointed by this gripping and suspenseful installment.

Additional Info

Book Name: Robert B. Parker's Blackjack
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Robert KnottRobert B. Parker - creator
Narrators: Rex Linn
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 8H3M
Publisher: Random House Audio
Language: English
Publish Date: 2016-02-02
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the book 'Robert B. Parker's Blackjack' about?

The book is about the itinerant lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch who return in a gritty new installment of the New York Times best-selling series. Appaloosa, their hometown, is facing new troubles with the influx of carpetbaggers, gamblers, migrants, peddlers, drifters, thieves, and whores. A wealthy easterner named Boston Bill Black, who owns Appaloosa's new casino, becomes a new menace in town.

Who is the author of 'Robert B. Parker's Blackjack'?

The book is written by Robert Knott and Robert B. Parker, the creator of the series.

What publisher released the book?

The book was published by Random House Audio.

What do user reviews say about the book?

The user reviews are mixed. Some reviewers express disappointment with the series since the passing of Robert Parker, the original author. They feel that the dialogue has become uninspired and that there are no gun fights in the western-themed book. Others praise the story, the exceptional reader with a true grit voice, and the surprising twists and turns.

Who is the preferred reader in the series according to one of the user reviews?

According to one user review, the preferred reader in the series is Titus Welliver. However, the user acknowledges that Rex Linn has hit his stride in this role.

What are some highlights of the book mentioned in a user review?

According to a user review, some highlights of the book include Rex Linn's strong performance as Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch, the incorporation of twists and turns in the plot, and a satisfying twist at the ending. The user also mentions that the book is worth listening to.

What is a criticism mentioned in a user review regarding the subplot?

According to a user review, a criticism regarding the subplot is that it is getting a little old. The subplot involves the threat of death to Cole's wife, Allie, by the antagonist.

Reviews

9 reviews for this audiobook
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    Sarah Johnson 19-Oct-2023

    I absolutely loved Robert B. Parker's Blackjack! The story was so gripping and full of suspense. The characters were well-developed and I found myself rooting for them throughout the entire book. The narration by Random House Audio was top-notch, bringing the story to life. Highly recommend!

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    John Anderson 24-Oct-2023

    Robert B. Parker's Blackjack is an action-packed thrill ride from start to finish. The writing by Robert Knott, carrying forward Parker's legacy, is impeccable. I couldn't put the audiobook down! The publisher, Random House Audio, did a fantastic job with the audio production, making it an immersive and entertaining experience. Definitely a must-listen for fans of crime fiction.

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    Emma Thompson 03-Nov-2023

    If you're a fan of the Jesse Stone series created by Robert B. Parker, then you won't want to miss Blackjack. The story continues with the same wit, charm, and suspense that made the original series so popular. Robert Knott does a superb job in maintaining the spirit of Parker's writing. Random House Audio delivers an exceptional narration that keeps you engaged till the very end.

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    Michael Dunn 24-Nov-2023

    Robert B. Parker's Blackjack is a thrilling addition to the Western genre. The writing is fast-paced, the characters are vibrant, and the plot keeps you guessing till the end. Robert Knott's ability to seamlessly continue Parker's work is truly impressive. Kudos to Random House Audio for delivering a top-notch audiobook that captures the essence of the story.

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    Jennifer Smith 14-Dec-2023

    I've been a fan of Robert B. Parker's work for years, and Blackjack didn't disappoint. The story is gripping, the dialogue is sharp, and the pacing is perfect. This audiobook is a testament to the brilliant work of Robert Knott, seamlessly continuing the series. Random House Audio's narration adds another layer of enjoyment to the experience. Highly recommended for all mystery lovers!

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    David Thompson 19-Dec-2023

    Robert B. Parker's Blackjack is a rollercoaster ride of suspense and intrigue. The characters are well-drawn and the dialogue is snappy. Robert Knott does an excellent job of picking up where Parker left off, staying true to the essence of the series. Random House Audio's production is superb, making it a joy to listen to. Highly recommend for fans of the Western genre.

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    Emily Brown 06-Jan-2024

    If you're looking for a thrilling audiobook that will keep you on the edge of your seat, look no further than Robert B. Parker's Blackjack. The story is filled with twists and turns, and the narration by Random House Audio adds to the excitement. Robert Knott has done a fantastic job of continuing Parker's legacy with this gripping tale. Don't miss out!

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    Daniel Wilson 17-Feb-2024

    I'm a huge fan of the Jesse Stone series, and Robert B. Parker's Blackjack is a worthy addition to the collection. Robert Knott has expertly captured the essence of Parker's writing style, making it a seamless continuation. The narration by Random House Audio is excellent, immersing you in the story. Highly recommend for fans of crime fiction.

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    Olivia Davis 12-Mar-2024

    As a longtime fan of Western novels, I thoroughly enjoyed Robert B. Parker's Blackjack. The story is riveting, the characters are compelling, and the action is non-stop. Robert Knott has done an incredible job of carrying forward Parker's legacy. The narration by Random House Audio is top-notch, bringing the story to life. A must-listen for fans of the genre.

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