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Growing Up Nerd By Bob Stanhope
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Growing Up Nerd is a collection of memories about a childhood that was spent in both the New York City suburb of Westchester County and at the New Jersey shore. It covers from about age 6 through... More > the author's high school graduation in 1965. The stories range from lighthearted topics like collecting baseball cards, early TV, and sports to more serious ones such as how to make a way through the complexities of friendships and school while trying to find ones true self. The specifics might be unique to the writer, but anyone who was once young and naïve will recognize them.< Less
Leftovers By Bob Stanhope
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In “Growing Up Nerd” Bob wrote about his childhood through high school and in “Radio Daze” he covered his career in broadcasting. Having enjoyed those books several folks... More > asked for more. Their comments led to “Leftovers”. These remaining stories deal with Bob’s career in teaching, his years making music with his guitar, and his theater experiences. With regard to teaching he talks about funny students and amusing colleagues. In music you’ll hear about his playing solo as well as his experiences with several musical partners and groups. The theater section contains a collection of tales about many of the plays Bob’s been in over the years. While he’s never made a lot of money or achieved what some folks might think of as great success, Bob has had quite a number of funny and, well, just plain weird experiences that should give you a smile.< Less
Growing Up Nerd By Bob Stanhope
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Growing Up Nerd is a collection of memories about a childhood that was spent in both the New York City suburb of Westchester County and at the New Jersey shore. It covers from about age 6 through... More > the author's high school graduation in 1965. The stories range from lighthearted topics like collecting baseball cards, early TV, and sports to more serious ones such as how to make a way through the complexities of friendships and school while trying to find ones true self. The specifics might be unique to the writer, but anyone who was once young and naïve will recognize them.< Less
Black And White And Dead All Over By Bob Stanhope
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This is the third of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. The novels are his first person... More > recollections as told to a young writer who is compiling them into book form. They deal with his most notable cases and the famous people who crossed his path. This time the detective's client is a millionaire business man who hires Parker to investigate his two sons. Surprisingly everything he discovers seems to revolve around their younger sister. What Parker eventually uncovers incurs the wrath of her vengeful ex-boyfriend, reveals the identity of the unwelcome new boyfriend, and exposes a sinister real estate deal. In a case that stretches all the way from a ride with Humphrey Bogart on his yacht "Santana" off the coast of LA to a deadly battle in the Louisiana Bayou, Parker manages to reveal a shocking secret that had remained hidden for over 20 years.< Less
The Other Cheek By Bob Stanhope
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This is the fourth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. The novels are his first person... More > recollections as told to a young writer who is compiling them into book form. They deal with his most notable cases and the famous people who crossed his path. Parker is asked by an old friend to accompany him to Georgia to take care of the effects of his recently deceased brother. It doesn't take Parker long to realize that the relatively young brother didn't die of natural causes. Soon they're embroiled in a case that spans across the millennia all the way from the Vatican to New York to Georgia. What was the secret that his friend's brother was willing to die for and why are people from all over the world descending on one little southern town? And what is the surprising final twist that isn't revealed until the very last page?< Less
Oh Slay, Can You Sea? By Bob Stanhope
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This is the tenth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. The novels are his first person recollections... More > as told to a young writer who is compiling them into book form. In the sequel to Out Of His Past, the Parkers use some of the money Doris has made from her writing to buy a small summer cottage at the Jersey shore. Within two weeks after moving in Doris and JP are pulled into a complex jumble of organized crime, lies, ruined careers, long buried family secrets, illegal gambling, and murder. This bewildering combination of seemingly unrelated events puts the detective and his wife into the most desperate situation of their lives. And if that's not enough, an indiscretion by Doris makes their difficult situation even worse. This story shows how one event can effect multiple generations, which is why it takes over 50 before the final piece of the puzzle is revealed.< Less
Oh Slay, Can You Sea? By Bob Stanhope
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This is the tenth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. In the sequel to Out Of His Past... More > the Parkers use some of the money Doris has made from her writing to buy a small summer cottage at the Jersey shore. Within two weeks after moving in Doris and JP are pulled into a complex jumble of organized crime, cover-ups, lies, ruined careers, long buried family secrets, illegal gambling, and murder. This bewildering combination of seemingly unrelated events puts the detective and his wife into the most desperate situation of their lives. And if that’s not enough, an indiscretion by Doris makes their difficult circumstances even worse. Oh Slay, Can You Sea? shows how one event can effect multiple generations, which is why it takes over 50 years before the final piece of the puzzle is revealed.< Less
One Bad Turn By Bob Stanhope
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This is the ninth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. This time a New York City... More > Congressman, despite disapproval from his family and staff, hires JP to provide some extra security. But before the detective can begin work he and Doris are called to Michigan to take care of her sickly uncle. While they’re away a murder occurs back home that Parker feels he could have prevented. Feeling guilty he begins looking into the crime as soon as they return. Soon the detective is dragged deeper and deeper into a treacherous mix of both government and family secrets, a criminal cover-up, and more murder. One Bad Turn is a mix of a decade of lies, a surprising love story, and dangerous confrontations in three states that threaten, not only JP, but also those closest to him.< Less
One Bad Turn By Bob Stanhope
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This is the ninth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. They deal with his most notable... More > cases and the famous people who crossed his path. In this case a New York City Congressman, despite disapproval from his family and staff, hires JP to provide some extra security. But before the detective can begin work he and Doris are called to Michigan to take care of her sickly uncle. While they’re away a murder occurs back home that Parker feels he could have prevented. Feeling guilty he begins looking into the crime as soon as they return. Soon the detective is dragged deeper and deeper into a treacherous mix of both government and family secrets, a criminal cover-up, and more murder. One Bad Turn is a mix of a decade of lies, a surprising love story, and dangerous confrontations in three states that threaten, not only JP, but also those closest to him.< Less
The Final Stage By Bob Stanhope
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This is the eighth of a series of novels that revolve around JP Parker a 100 year old long time retired New York City private detective from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. With Doris involved in out of town... More > previews for a new play she’s written JP reopens his detective business, much to his wife’s disapproval, and gets his first paying client in 18 months. The case to find a woman’s missing finance quickly veers into something much more complicated when JP suddenly finds himself embroiled in a dizzying mix of international politics, spies, and murder. Further complicated by a glamorous movie actress with eyes for JP, an actor showing too much interest in Doris, and JP’s dangerous occupation, the Parker’s 15-month marriage is put to the test.< Less