Don't Tell a Soul by David Rosenfelt

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Tim Wallace’s wife died in a boating accident several months ago. Tim was the only eye witness, and one New Jersey cop is sure he killed her. He didn’t, but even if the police eventually clear his name, he’ll never get over this terrible tragedy.

On New Year’s Eve, his two best friends and business partners finally convince him to go out for the first time since Maggie’s death, and at their neighborhood pub just a few minutes before midnight, things in Tim Wallace’s life go from bad to worse. “Can you keep a secret? A really big one?” a drunken stranger asks him. Before Tim can say anything or turn away, the man confesses to a months-old murder, even offering as proof the location of the woman’s body. “Now it’s your problem,” he says and walks away.

When the man turns out to have been telling the truth, Tim’s life and work are put under the microscope again by the cops, and this time they’re not giving up. But neither is Tim, even when things keep getting worse for him, and eventually he realizes he’s the only person who can figure out what’s really going on---even if it kills him.

David Rosenfelt, popular author of six Andy Carpenter mysteries, including the recent hit Play Dead, delivers his first standalone with Don’t Tell a Soul, combining the suspense and great characters of his mystery series with an unputdownable, thrilling read.


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 June 24, 2008 by Minotaur Books. 332 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, History, War, Erotica. Fiction

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Shortly after his wife is killed, a New Jersey contractor is pulled into a freakish case of murder and terrorism.

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Rosenfelt’s stand-alone effort is worth reading and establishes him as a mystery stylist who readers can enjoy, whether the character is an old friend or a new acquaintance.

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At one time, Tim Wallace had what might be called a "golden" life.

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Besides dealing with the police, Tim was having a tough time getting over the loss of his wife and had pretty much put his life, aside from work on hold.

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