St. Martins Griffin Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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min o taur books oc tober 2017 the twelve dogs of christmas an andy carpenter mystery david rosenfelt this christmas mystery featuring reluctant criminal defense lawyer andy carpenter and his faithful golden retriever tara showcases rosenfelt’s trademark humor and larger-than-life characters fi ction m ys t e ry de t ective minotaur books 10/10/2017 9781250145611 $15.99 $22.99 can trade paperback 336 pages carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights uk rights writers house translation rights writers house other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250106766 ebook isbn 9781250106773 audio isbn 9781427280282 audio isbn 9781427280299 m ar keting library marketing campaign national print and online publicity social media marketing campaign holiday tie-in promotion author facebook /davidrosenfelt author website defense lawyer andy carpenter usually tries to avoid taking on new cases at all costs but this time he’s happy—eager even—to take the case that’s just come his way andy’s long-time friend martha “pups” boyer takes in stray puppies that the local dog rescue center can’t handle raises them until they’re old enough to adopt and then finds good homes for them not everyone admires the work pups does as much as andy does however with christmas just around the corner one of pups’s neighbors has just reported pups to the city for having more than the legal number of pets in her home under the local zoning laws andy happily takes pups’s case and he feels confident in a positive outcome who could punish someone for rescuing puppies after all especially at christmastime but things get a lot more complicated when randy hennessey the neighbor who registered the complaint against pups turns up dead pups had loudly and publicly threatened hennessey after he filed his complaint and pups was also the one to find his body all the evidence seems to point to pups as the killer and suddenly andy has a murder case on his hands he doesn’t believe pups could be guilty but as he starts digging deeper into the truth behind hennessey’s murder andy may find himself facing a killer more dangerous than he ever imagined pr a i se “rosenfelt integrates andy’s vocation of finding rescued dogs permanent homes—which the author shares with his character—without overwhelming the story.” —publishers weekly on the twelve dogs of christmas “hounded [is great summer entertainment a page-turning mystery with a lot of good laughs along the way.” —portland press herald on hounded “entertaining…the self-deprecating lead who winds up playing amateur sleuth is engaging enough and the plot follows a predictable course to a nevertheless satisfying finish.” —publishers weekly on outfoxed david rosenfelt is the edgar-nominated and shamus award-winning author of seven stand-alones and thirteen previous andy carpenter novels most recently who let the dog out after years living in california he and his wife recently moved to maine with the twenty-five golden retrievers that they’ve rescued rosenfelt’s hilarious account of this crosscountry move dogtripping is available from st martin’s press 50