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The Best Robert B. Parker Books

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List RulesVote for the Robert B. Parker novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.

List of the best Robert B. Parker books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Robert B. Parker is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Robert B. Parker who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list ranges from Pastime to Perchance to Dream, plus much more. What are Robert B. Parker's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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  • 1
    Robert B. Parker
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  • 2
    Robert B. Parker
    28
    4

    First Published1978

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Detective fiction

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  • 3
    Robert B. Parker
    20
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    First Published2003

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 4
    Robert B. Parker
    22
    4

    First Published1997

    SubjectsPolice

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 5
    Robert B. Parker
    19
    2

    SubjectsMassachusetts

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 6
    Robert B. Parker
    21
    7

    First Published1998

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 7
    Robert B. Parker
    16
    2

    First Published1981

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 8
    Robert B. Parker
    18
    5

    First Published1973

    SubjectsMassachusetts

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 9
    Robert B. Parker
    18
    5

    First Published1980

    Genres (Book)Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 10
    Robert B. Parker
    14
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    First Published1984

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 11
    15
    2

    First Published1980

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Detective fiction

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  • 12
    Robert B. Parker
    18
    5

    First Published2007

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  • 13
    Robert B. Parker
    15
    2

    First Published1985

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Detective fiction

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  • 14
    Robert B. Parker
    14
    2

    First Published1988

    SubjectsMassachusetts

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 15
    Robert B. Parker
    12
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    First Published2004

    SubjectsMassachusetts

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 16
    Robert B. Parker
    12
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    First Published2007

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 17
    Robert B. Parker
    12
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    First Published1995

    Genres (Book)Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 18
    Robert B. Parker
    14
    3

    First Published2009

    SubjectsPolice procedural, Home invasion

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 19
    Robert B. Parker
    15
    4

    First Published2008

    SubjectsCrime, Police, Gang

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 20
    Robert B. Parker
    13
    2

    First Published2009

    Genres (Book)Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 21
    Robert B. Parker
    11
    2

    First Published2007

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 22
    Robert B. Parker
    13
    5

    First Published1976

    SubjectsMassachusetts

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Crime Fiction, Detective fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 23
    Robert B. Parker
    9
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    First Published2005-06-07

    SubjectsWestern

    Genres (Book)Western, Western fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • 24
    Robert B. Parker
    10
    2

    First Published1974

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction

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  • 25
    Robert B. Parker
    11
    2

    First Published2010

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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List Rules: Vote for the Robert B. Parker novels you just couldn't put down. If you haven't read a book, don't downvote it.