Mystery Writer Robert Parker Dead at 77

The creator of Spenser, the Boston-based hero of a series of forty popular detective novels, died this week of a heart attack at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Obituaries have been published by (among others) the Boston Globe, the  New York Times,  the Los Angeles Times, Washington PostUSA Today, and the UK’s Guardian.

Public libraries have extensive runs of Parker’s 60 novels.

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