According to Robert B. Parker's website, the first book he published was ���The Godwulk Manuscript,��� which was released in 1973 and began the famous "Spenser" novel series. The next novels Parker published all featured his private investigator character Spenser: ���God Save the Child��� was published in 1974, ���Mortal Stakes��� was published in 1975, and ���Promised Land��� was published in 1976. The official website of Robert Parker includes a full list of all of the books published by the author.Continue Reading
Robert Parker published a total of 70 books before he died in 2011. His final book, ���Sixkill,��� was published posthumously in May 2011. Along with Spenser, the author���s other well-known character is Paradise Police Chief Jesse Stone. Parker also created the popular series character Sunny Randall, a Boston private investigator.
Parker wrote a total of 40 books about Spenser, nine books about Jesse Stone and five books about Sunny Randall. The author also wrote a short series of Western novels that featured the characters Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch. Each of the books in the "Jesse Stone" series was made into a movie starring Tom Selleck. "Appaloosa," one of Parker's few non-detective books, was made into a movie starring Ed Harris.Learn more about Fiction