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Virtual Bestselling Author Series: Ace Atkins & Robert Parker's Someone to Watch Over Me

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 7:00pm

Bestselling author Ace Atkins will discuss his latest book, Robert B. Parker's Someone To Watch Over Me: A Spenser Novel, in this Zoom webinar.

How To Register: Register directly on Zoom.

How To Buy A Copy Of The Book: Autographed copies of Someone To Watch Over Me will be available for sale before and during the event from our bookstore partner -- Wellesley Books. Click HERE to order. 10% of the proceeds from your sale will be donated to the host library of your choice.

About The Author: Ace Atkins is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-seven books, including ten books in his Quinn Colson series. Handpicked by the Robert B. Parker Estate nearly a decade ago to continue the Spenser series, he's written nine novels about the iconic private eye. He lives and works in Oxford, Mississippi. Learn more about Ace HERE.

About The Book: Legendary Boston PI Spenser is back in Robert B. Parker's Someone To Watch Over Me, the thirty-third installment in the critically acclaimed saga started by the late Parker and the ninth to be written by New York Times-bestselling author Ace Atkins. Time and time again, fans come back to Spenser: a character as relevant today as he was fifty years ago who has always stood for honor and honesty in a sordid world. Drawing real-life inspiration from the Jeffrey Epstein scandal that rocked the nation in 2019, this latest entry teams Spenser up once again with his young protégé Mattie Sullivan to take on a billionaire money manager running a network of underage girls for his rich and powerful clients. Series devotees will be thrilled to see “Parker’s greatest creation” (Chicago Sun-Times) alongside a strong female counterpart in this thrilling new adventure, which Putnam publishes January 12, 2021.

About The Series: A collection of North of Boston libraries have joined forces to host a series of virtual discussions with bestselling authors this fall and winter. This event is co-sponsored by libraries in Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, North Reading, Tewksbury, Wilmington and Woburn.