Play Dead

Play Dead

Book - 2009
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Andy Carpenter rescues a golden retriever from being put down and finds that the dog was supposed to have died five years before during an incident that resulted in his master being convicted of murdering his fiancee at sea.
Encouraged by the prisoner's sister, Andy endeavours to reopen the case by using the dog as a witness in court. He finds himself the object of violent interest by persons unknown who very much do not want a new trial, resulting in car chases, attempted assassination and dog-napping. Andy displays his usual court-room theatrics, but he has to bring in the Mafia before he gets to the bottom of a remarkable chain of impersonations and murder.

Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2009, c2007.
ISBN: 9780446614528
Characteristics: xii, 369 p. ;,18 cm.


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Feb 25, 2018

Such fun reading! The Andy Carpenter series is entertaining, has enough intrigue to keep things interesting, and it's all just clean good fun. I am enjoying this series immensely and totally encourage anyone to start at the beginning and just keep on going!

May 11, 2017

David Rosenfelt never disappoints with his Andy Carpenter series. This was another non stop page turner that keeps you engrossed till the last page. A five star rating. Write more Andy Carpenter books David!!!

Jan 02, 2015

If you love dogs you will love this whole series of books. This one was really good, with like-able characters and a good detailed plot. It was also quite humorous in places.

Liz6 Oct 04, 2011

I loved this book but I loved the puppy even more!!!! Good job on solving the murder case Andy. =D

Aug 15, 2011

This was a great book. It was well written, fast paced and humorus. Deffinitly hard to put down!

Jul 15, 2011

Another great instalment in this series, starting with the funny & clever premise of saving a pound puppy from "death row". The regulars are all here with some new bad guys thrown to keep things interesting. If you like one of these books, you'll like them all as they are always fast paced, funny & a little scary.

Feb 22, 2010

Wonderful series. Main character is quick witted, loves dogs. Mysteries are intriguing with quirky characters. Very funny. Hard to put down once you start reading.

Nov 28, 2009

His other offerings on CD are excellent.

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