Play Dead by David Rosenfelt

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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 appealing another golden's death sentence, Andy discovers that this gentle dog is a key witness to a murder that took place five years before. Andy pushes the boundaries of the law even further as he struggles to free an innocent man by convincing an incredulous jury to take canine testimony seriously. It will take all the tricks Andy's fertile mind can conceive to get to the bottom of a remarkable chain of impersonations and murder, and save a dog's life--and his own--in the process.
 

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 July 15, 2009 by Grand Central Publishing. 308 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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First Andy must win a new trial for Evans and then has.

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Entertainment Weekly

When dog-loving attorney Andy Carpenter successfully appeals to spare a golden retriever from the gas chamber, he learns the pooch… 2007-05-29 David Rosenfelt Fiction Mystery and Thriller ...

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Now, five years later, new and astounding evidence unearthed by Karen, Richard's loyal sister, that could overturn the verdict of the murder and free Richard from life imprisonment.

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