Bitter over the departure of Laurie, Andy's finding it hard to forgive and forget. Shes still the love of his life. He's had no contact with her at all, and he can only assume she is back in Findlay, Wisconsin serving in the number two job on the local police force. Then one day he returns to the office to find Laurie waiting for him. Shes arrested a young man for murder and though the evidence clearly called for his arrest, she believes hes innocent. He's the son of her oldest friend and shes come to Andy to find him representation. Andy follows Laurie back to Wisconsin where he must explore a secretive religious community that seems to hold the truth about what really happened to the deceased.
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"Those who like the added complexity of character-driven mysteries will find much to enjoy in this award-winning series." - Booklist.
"Starred review. Written with flair and humor, this is perfect light reading." - Publishers Weekly.
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David Rosenfelt grew up in Paterson, New Jersey and attended NYU. He was the former marketing president for Tri-Star Pictures before becoming a writer of screenplays and novels, including the Andy Carpenter Series, Don't Tell A Soul, Down to the Wire, and On Borrowed Time. Rosenfelt also founded the Tara Foundation, a golden retriever rescue, with his wife.
Andy Carpenter Series Order:
Open and Shut (2002)
First Degree (2003)
Bury the Lead (2004)
Sudden Death (2005)
Dead Center (2006)
Play Dead (2007)
New Tricks (2009)
Dog Tags (2010)
One Dog Night (2011)
Leader of the Pack (2012)
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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