Is anybody here a fan of the Spenser books by Robert B. Parker? His writing style is alot like Nelson Demille, so if you're a fan of Demille and John Corey, you'll LOVE Spenser.
I just wrote about this topic in the Lion's Game thread and since I don't feel like writing the same thing twice, I'll just paste what I posted over there right here. Here it is:
Has anyone here read the Spenser books? The author is Robert B. Parker, and if you like Nelson DeMille and John Corey, you'll LOVE Robert Parker and Spenser. The Spenser in the book does not really resemble the Spenser of the TV series, because the Spenser in the book is a total wise guy and even more psycho than John Corey (as hard as that may be to believe). And there are 30 Spenser novels, too, so you won't run out of reading material any time soon. (My advice, though, is to NOT start at the beginning of the series, because the first 3 or 4 books aren't as good as the rest. It 's not that they're bad or anything, they're actually very good, but they don't contain the humor that developed as Robert Parker got more and more used to writing.) So, my advice is to go tothe library, pick any Spenser book, and just dive in.