We are all faced with dilemmas which force us to choose between two or more opposing paths. In Mortal Stakes by Robert b.Parker, multiple characters make their choices. Which would you choose? Is it more important to be invisible or play by the rules? What trade off makes it okay to harm or even kill another?
Is Marty Rabb, a talented Boston Red Sox pitcher purposely losing games? If so, why? That’s the mystery posed to Spenser by the Red Sox organization. And when Spenser finds the truth what does he do with it? What does his code allow or require him to do with the truth? But just as important, how does he feel about who he really is?