In the small town of Paradise, Massachusetts, the experienced Chief of Police Jesse Stone is investigating a murder and a rape case. When a series of murders happen with the same "modus-operandi", Jesse discloses the identity of the killers. However, without the motive, proof or weapon, he has to wait for an opportunity to catch the murderers. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
This is the fourth book in Robert B. Parker
's Jesse Stone series, which exists in the same universe as Spenser: For Hire
(1985), whose pilot episode was an adaptation of the fourth book in that series. See more
The first time we see Jesse at his home, he takes his gun out of his holster and puts it on the kitchen table. He walks over to the answering machine in the living room and his holster is visible and still no gun. When he rewinds the tape to play back the message, his gun is suddenly in his holster. See more
Chief Jesse Stone
Guys been shot, Jesse.
Opening credits: par · a · dise (par-uh-dis) n. 1. A place of ideal beauty or loveliness. 2. A state of delight. 3. Paradise, Massachusetts (town, FIPS 55520) Location: 42°40677' N, 70°81223' W Population (4587): 25408 (7633 housing units) Area: 17.3 sq. mi. (land), 41.8 sq. mi. (water) Zipcode(s): 02587 See more
Followed by Jesse Stone: Night Passage