Year published: Double Deuce was published in 1992
Date I finished reading: December 5, 2016
Review: Double Deuce is the 19th novel in the Spenser series and it's one of my favorites. When residents of the "double deuce" a notorious housing project in Boston that got its name from its address of 22 Hobart Street ask Hawk to rid the project of gangs, he brings Spenser in for assistance.
There are the usual complications and violence, but the reason it's one of my favorite of the Spenser novels is because we learn a lot about the main characters and, in particular, about Hawk and how he became who he is and the price he paid for doing so.