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A corrupt African colonel has converted half his country's wealth into diamonds and smuggled them to a Manhattan safe house Four upstanding citizens plan to rescue their new nation by stealing the diam. Nationals from a tiny African country want Parker to plan a heist for them in an effort to steal back a fortune in diamonds Parker has misgivings but Claire urges him to take the job Parker plans the heist and things go smoothly until mistakes the Africans made before contacting Parker come back to bite them all in the assReading one of Parker s exploits is like visiting an old friend Parker is himself in this one although maybe Claire s making him a little soft The heist was well planned as usual Parker s uip that no one is an expert on people rings true especially when things start falling apart With two parties after the diamonds as well as Hoskins the plot has a lot of twists and turns Parker goes about his business as only he canAny gripes Besides Claire softening Parker a bit The Black Ice Score is pretty short an easy three hour read Other than that it s the same Parker we all know and love

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Appointed if he doesn’t Or because three hired morons have threatened to kill him and his woman if he does They thought they were buying an advantage but what they get is a predated death certificate. Another brilliant pulp noir from the master Nice tight writing and a solid plot Recommend

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Onds back with the help of a “specialist” Parker that is He has the best references in town Will Parker break his rule against working with amateurs and help them because his woman would be dis. I just loved this installment in the Parker series Parker shines here as a planner He s completely dispassionate and non political when multiple factions try to appeal to greed and sway his loyalties He just wants to execute his contracted work and move on He s always professionalit s the only virtue his reader can count onI convinced my local library to purchase the missing books in this series collectionanother reason this book was an especially good read


10 thoughts on “The Black Ice Score

  1. says:

    The weakest of the Parker books so far out of 11 of 24 so far but still a solid story with things to recommend it Claire is the new girlfriend of Parker who had been married but slammed and left to die by his first wife and then well skeptical about women for some years after And he likes women in the intervening years b

  2. says:

    Parker has taken his girlfriend Claire to New York so she can do some shopping but he gets repeatedly approached by people who think he’s in on some kind of score An African dictator has fled his country with a fortune in diamonds and one group wants to hire Parker to plan a way to steal them so they can take them back

  3. says:

    Nationals from a tiny African country want Parker to plan a heist for them in an effort to steal back a fortune in diamonds Parker has misgivings but Claire urges him to take the job Parker plans the heist and things go smoothly until mistakes the Africans made before contacting Parker come back to bite them all

  4. says:

    I just loved this installment in the Parker series Parker shines here as a planner He's completely dispassionate and non political whe

  5. says:

    I can't do it I can't write any Parker reviews Not that I've written a substantial one in uite a few books but I must go on I must review them all right? In this one Parker gets involved in some tiny African countries political lands

  6. says:

    I like this one than others perhaps because Parker is actually working for something besides himself for once partially at the behest of Claire A corrupt president of a small newly formed African nation Dhaba has plundered the national treasury and smuggled 700000 in diamonds to NYC in the possession of his wife's family The two possible successors one black one white each want the loot and make their pitch

  7. says:

    Random Parker adventure provided by the local library service middling in uality that mostly feels like the rush

  8. says:

    Another brilliant pulp noir from the master Nice tight writing and a solid plot Recommend

  9. says:

    Parker helps retrieve diamonds from a corrupt African leader This is kind of by the numbers for a Parker book The parts with the opposing factions from the African country were pretty interesting but the rest was fairly standard I keep getting and irritated with Claire and her effect on Parker I prefer Parker when he is single minded and ruthlessThis isn't my favorite of the Parkers by any stretch but it IS a Parker book thereby m

  10. says:

    Comments on second reading I decided to reread The Black Ice Score a relatively crappy Parker novel in the wake of having read the first Dortmunder novel The Hot Rock According to author Donald E Westlake The Hot Rock came about when a Parker novel went awry Parker is anything but a comedic character and Westlake found t