Bury the Lead by David Rosenfelt
(Andy Carpenter)

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Northern New Jersey has a new local hero on its cultural crime turf.He's Andy Carpenter, the Paterson defense attorney who can sling a quip as fast as he can outmaneuver a snarling prosecutor. Acclaimed author David Rosenfelt's first novel, was nominated for an Edgar Award, now in this new novel, the intrepid lawyer is thrust into the spotlight where he risks becoming a media victim...of the most fatal kind. His streak of murder case acquittals made him a regular on cable talk shows. His recent $22 million inheritance bought him a dog rescue operation named the Tara Foundation after his own beloved golden retriever. Yet after turning down cases left and right, Andy Carpenter thinks he's facing a midlife crisis. When a friend, a newspaper owner, calls in a favor and asks him to protect his star reporter, Andy is less than thrilled. His new client is Daniel Cummings, a journalist who is being used as a mouthpiece by a brutal serial killer. Things only get worse when Daniel is discovered near the body of the murderer's latest victim. And after Andy himself starts collecting anonymous death threats, he hears the news every defense lawyer dreads...and moves to within a dangerous keystroke of becoming tomorrow's obituary.
 

About David Rosenfelt

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David Rosenfelt is the Edgar and Shamus Award--nominated author of nine Andy Carpenter novels, most recently One Dog Night, and three previous stand-alones. He and his wife recently moved to Maine with the twenty-seven golden retrievers they have rescued and rehabilitated over the years.
 
Published September 3, 2007 by Grand Central Publishing. 284 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Daniel’s editor at the paper, who has a special interest in him, hires amusing Andy and his lover/investigator Laurie Collins (First Degree, 2003) to get him off, and soon enough, Andy has a promising lead: a jailed client who says he knows who had “the rich one” murdered and insists that the oth...

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When the case against his client takes an unexpected turn, Carpenter finds himself involved in a case that is much, much bigger --- and much more dangerous --- than he ever could have imagined.

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Andy now trades his lawyer's cap for a detective's cap so as to find out who the real killer is and why the police feel they have a strong case against Daniel.

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