For six years Noah Galloway has lived with a horrible secret and the fear that his rebuilt life could be shattered at any moment. Now his dread has become a certainty, and he has been arrested for the arson murder of twenty-six people.
What he needs now is defense lawyer Andy Carpenter, who most definitely is not in the market for a new client. So Noah plays his hole card: a shared love for Andy's golden retriever, Tara, and the knowledge of what her life was like before Andy rescued her. Because Andy wasn't her first owner—Noah rescued Tara first, and when he wasn't able to care for her any longer, he did everything in his power to make sure that she was placed in the right home: Andy's.
With that knowledge, Andy has little choice but to take Noah on, and he soon learns that the long-ago event that may destroy Noah's life is only the beginning of an ongoing conspiracy that grows more deadly by the day. Andy will have to pull out all of his tricks to get to the bottom of this cold case turned white hot in One Dog Night, the latest in David Rosenfelt's popular mystery series.
When they came into the room, Noah Galloway looked at his watch.
It made no sense; he knew that as he was doing it. Noah had waited for them to arrive for six years, three months, and twenty-one days, and it was of no consequence what time of day it was when he finally saw them. Nor did he have any doubt who they were and why they were there. They might as well have been carrying a sign.
What mattered was that life as he knew it was over.
The audience giggled a little when he checked his watch; it’s not the kind of thing you do during a spe
Praise for David Rosenfelt’s Andy Carpenter Mysteries
“Readers who enjoy a juicy courtroom mystery like the best of Perry Mason will find welcome surroundings in Dog Tags. What sets Rosenfelt apart from his legal compatriots is an underlying sense of laugh-out-loud humor mixed with suspense.... Rosenfelt’s love of furry friends shines in the story, creating a read that will appeal to the pet lover in everyone.”
“A funny, warmhearted mystery, New Tricks moves quickly and playfully—almost puppylike—through mounting crimes, a long-distance love affair, and a secret science project that threatens to thwart Carpenter’s best efforts. Three stars.”
“A well-plotted legal thriller packed with fistfights, shootings, explosions, murder, and gritty courtroom drama. . . New Tricks is a treat for dog lovers, but it’s also a great way for mystery lovers to spend time with a terrific storyteller.”
Praise for David Rosenfelt’s Thrillers
“An absolutely irresistible hook… No one who picks up this greased-lightning account will rest till it’s finished.”
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on On Borrowed Time
“The author of seven Andy Carpenter novels offers yet another outstanding stand-alone novel, sure to please his many fans. Anyone who enjoyed Dennis Lehane’s Shutter Island will love this mind-boggling tale.”
—Library Journal (starred review) on On Borrowed Time
“Dynamite thriller . . . Rosenfelt’s sly humor, breathless pacing, and terrific plot twists keep the pages spinning toward the showdown.”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review) on Down to the Wire
“This fast-paced and brightly written tale spins along. . . . Don’t Tell a Soul is a humdinger.”
—St. Louis Post-Dispatch