Melancholy Baby

Melancholy Baby

Book - 2004
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Boston P.I. Sunny Randall-as conflicted as she is beautiful-helps a troubled young woman locate her birth parents only to uncover some dark truths of her own. My ex-husband was getting married to a woman I wanted to kill. I didn't actually know her, and killing her would only make matters worse. But I got as much pleasure out of the idea as I could before I had to let go of it. And so begins Melancholy Baby, the fourth novel in the bestselling series featuring Sunny Randall who now faces the unthinkable: the marriage of her ex-husband, Richie, to someone else. Despite the formality of divorce, Sunny and Richie's relationship had continued, in its own headstrong way, until Richie's desire for marriage overtook Sunny's need for freedom. So when college student Sarah Markham comes asking for help in finding her birth parents, Sunny realizes she must take the case, if only to distract her from her personal life. But life and work have a curious-and dangerous-way of intersecting. Before the investigation has a chance to take off, two key players are dead, and Sunny is back on a psychiatrist's couch, probing her own past for clues. What she discovers has the potential to shatter Sarah Markham's family and destroy her sense of self, while Sunny's own beliefs are put to the ultimate test. Emotionally complex and rich with insight, this is the Grand Master at his storytelling best.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2004.
ISBN: 9780399152184
0399152180
Characteristics: 296 p.

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7626dee
Jan 22, 2017

I like the Sunny Randall story line but anyone so personally screwed up is very unlikely to be effective at sleuthing. Toughen her up Mr Parker and get her off the couch.

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RichardPaul
May 04, 2012

Melancholy Baby ---- by Robert B. Parker c - 2004 (Sunny Randall Novel) ---- This Novel is the best 'Sunny Randall', yet! ---- The story is the polish and hard to set down, to do my living tasks and chores. ---- Enjoy! ---- (finished 5-18-12)RichardPaul

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Andreajanice
Oct 04, 2010

Excellent book

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