ROBERT B. PARKER REMEMBERED: Just adding a note of remembrance for famed Cambridge author Robert B. Parker, on this seventh anniversary of his death. Parker was often called the "Dean of American Crime Fiction," but I called him my friend. Proudly. When I did my first book one of the first people who stepped up and said yes to my taking his portrait was Bob. When it came time to ask someone to write the foreword, I made one call—to Bob. Well, two calls. The other was to Bob's wife, Joan, who helped us get the foreword done on deadline. I hope their sons and grandson are doing well and know that Bob and Joan are missed. - Bill (I'm using this family photo until we can get one of Bob and Joan that I took out of the archives) ... See MoreSee Less

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