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In Shamus Award-winning author David Rosenfelt's Andy Carpenter novels, a reluctant attorney and his faithful golden retriever face a dog-eat-dog world.An unabashed animal lover, and Andy has a reputation for saving both dogs and humans from Death Row. With the help of his beloved dog Tara, Andy solves cases and wins courtroom battles in this accla…
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Book 1
Open and Shut
David Rosenfelt - 2003-05-01 (first published in 2002)
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"There is nothing like a golden retriever. I know, I know, it's a big planet with a lot of wonderful things, but golden retrievers are the absolute best. Mine is named Tara . . . The only problem she has ever caused is that I spend so much time with her in the mornings that I am almost invariably late for work." Whether dueling with new forensics o...
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Book 2
First Degree
David Rosenfelt - 2008-03-01 (first published in 2003)
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Nominated for the Edgar and Shamus awards, Rosenfelt's debut novel, "Open and Shut," introduced irreverent lawyer Andy Carpenter. Now, Andy must save the love of his life, lead P.I. Laurie Collins, when she's framed for the murder of a cop....
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Book 3
Bury the Lead
David Rosenfelt - 2005-04-01 (first published in 2004)
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The hero of Rosenfelt's previous novels, Edgar-nominated Open and Shut, and First Degree, Andy Carpenter returns to prove the innocence of a reporter accused of being a serial killer. Defense attorney Andy Carpenter has been successfully avoiding taking on new cases until his sometime friend and newspaper owner Vince Sanders, calls and asks him for...
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Book 4
Sudden Death
David Rosenfelt - 2009-06-26 (first published in 2005)
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- David Rosenfelt's previous novel. "Bury the Lead, was published in Mysterious Press hardcover in 6/04, and was a "Today show Book Club Pick chosen by Janet Evanovich.- "First Degree (Mysterious Press, 5/03) won raves from national publications, including "Entertainment Weekly, and starred reviews from both "Kirkus Reviews and "Publishers Weekly.-...
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Book 5
Dead Center
David Rosenfelt - 2008-12-02 (first published in 2006)
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After Laurie Collins left him and headed west, New Jersey defense attorney Andy Carpenter didn't expect to ever see her again. So he's shocked when his ex-girlfriend appears on TV--and then calls him pleading for his help. Two coeds in Wisconsin have been found brutally stabbed to death. As the town's acting police chief, Laurie had to arrest a you...
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Book 6
Play Dead
David Rosenfelt - 2009-08-01 (first published in 2007)
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In this imaginative legal thriller for dog lovers, an attorney tries to free an innocent man by convincing an incredulous jury to take the testimony a golden retriever seriously. Few can rival attorney Andy Carpenter's affection for golden retrievers, especially his own beloved Tara. After he astonishes a New Jersey courtroom by successfully appeal...
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Book 7
New Tricks
David Rosenfelt - 2009-07-18
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Andy Carpenter gains possession of an adorable Bernese puppy whose owner was brutally murdered. Few can rival Andy's affection for dogs, and he will do whatever it takes to insure that this little pup doesn't fall into the wrong hands. However, his playful new friend is valued by several people, many of whom are willing to resort to violence to get...
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Book 8
Dog Tags
David Rosenfelt - 2010-08-25
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A German Shepherd police dog witnesses a murder and if his owner--an Iraq war vet and former cop-turned-thief--is convicted of the crime, the dog could be put down. Few rival Andy Carpenter's affection for dogs and he decides to represent the poor canine. As Andy struggles to convince a judge that this dog should be set free, he discovers that the ...
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Book 9
One Dog Night
An Andy Carpenter Novel
David Rosenfelt - 2011-07-05
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For six years Noah Galloway has lived with a horrible secret and the fear that his rebuilt life could be shattered at any moment. Now his dread has become a certainty, and he has been arrested for the arson murder of twenty-six people.What he needs now is defense lawyer Andy Carpenter, who most definitely is not in the market for a new client. So N...
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Book 10
Leader of the Pack (Andy Carpenter #10
An Andy Carpenter Mystery
David Rosenfelt - 2012-07-17
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Over the course of his legal career, Andy Carpenter has lost a few cases. But that doesn't mean he forgets his clients. Andy has always been convinced that Joey Desimone, a man convicted of murder nine years ago, was innocent and believes that Joey's family's connections to organized crime played a pivotal role in his conviction. While there isn't ...
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David Rosenfelt - 2013-07-23
Hounded by David Rosenfelt
Who Let the Dog Out? by David Rosenfelt
Outfoxed by David Rosenfelt
The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by David Rosenfelt
Collared by David Rosenfelt
Rescued by David Rosenfelt
Deck the Hounds by David Rosenfelt
Bark of Night by David Rosenfelt
Dachshund Through the Snow by David Rosenfelt
Muzzled by David Rosenfelt
Silent Bite by David Rosenfelt
Dog Eat Dog by David Rosenfelt
Best in Snow by David Rosenfelt
Holy Chow by David Rosenfelt
Santa's Little Yelpers by David Rosenfelt