"Ace Atkins has proven an exceptionally talented writer....
Taking on the challenge of continuing the much-loved Spenser series
is a daunting task. Ace Atkins responds with a knock-out punch in
round one. Parker would most definitely approve.
"It's all there: The crisp, rhythmic sentences. The
ironic banter. The distinctly Spenserian attitude toward life that
Atkins adopted as his own. And yet, those who have read both Parker
and Atkins closely may also detect a muted, indefinable quality
that's pure Atkins. And that's a very good thing…. Parker lives.
Spenser is back."
-Bruce DeSilva, Edgar Award Winning author of Cliff
"It''s the real deal. Atkins captures Parker''s distinctive
voice, the sardonic, self-deprecating, sharply observant
first-person narration that makes the Spenser books so compelling,
and so much fun."
-Tampa Bay Times
"In Lullaby, Ace Atkins has brought back everything we love
about Robert B. Parker's Boston P.I. Spenser, and he makes it look
seamless and easy…. Atkins takes the reins of the Spenser series
with self-assured ease. He also proves he's the right man for the