Silent Bite: An Andy Carpenter Mystery (An Andy Carpenter Novel, 22)

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No vacation could be complete without a frantic call from Andy’s partner Willie who’s in desperate need of his help. Now Andy is taking on a new case as a favor to Willie whose former cellmate Tony Birch has been arrested for a murder he claims he didn’t commit. On the bright side, he can return to the Tara Foundation to help dogs in need although quality time with his own canine best friend is cut short. Without even time to unpack after his family’s vacation, Andy has a full workload trying to prove Tony isn’t a murderer and trying to determine who could pull off an elaborate frame job.

David Rosenfelt rings in the Christmas spirit with a Silent Bite which finds Andy ready to put family vacation behind him and get back to work. The latest case has Andy doing a favor for Willie who believes that his former cellmate is innocent of murder even when the evidence piles up and another body is found. The story follows the format of a legal mystery that revolves around Andy representing Tony in court. The mystery has an open appeal for anyone who enjoys any genre of mystery with Rosenfelt blending the suspense of a legal mystery with humor, heart, and the love of dogs. Rosenfelt weaves in the importance of rescuing dogs through the presence of the Tara Foundation which is at the heart of the series and of Andy. The latest case brings a new dog needing help which is Zoey whose the dog of Andy’s client. Silent Bite is highly recommended and is proof that each new installment in the Andy Carpenter Mystery series is a winner.

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Author David Rosenfelt
Star Count 4.5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 304 pages
Publisher Minotaur Books
Publish Date 2020-Oct-13
ISBN 9781250257147 Buy this Book
Issue February 2021
Category Mystery, Crime, Thriller