By David Rosenfelt
Northern New Jersey has a brand new neighborhood hero on its cultural crime turf. he is Andy wood worker, the Paterson safety legal professional who can sling a quip as quick as he can outmaneuver a snarling prosecutor. Acclaimed writer David Rosenfelt's first novel, was once nominated for an Edgar Award, now during this new novel, the intrepid attorney is thrust into the highlight the place he dangers changing into a media victim...of the main deadly sort. His streak of homicide case acquittals made him a typical on cable speak indicates. His contemporary $22 million inheritance received him a puppy rescue operation named the Tara beginning after his personal liked golden retriever. but after turning down instances left and correct, Andy wood worker thinks he is dealing with a midlife hindrance. whilst a chum, a newspaper proprietor, calls in a want and asks him to guard his celebrity reporter, Andy is under overjoyed. His new patron is Daniel Cummings, a journalist who's getting used as a mouthpiece through a brutal serial killer. issues basically worsen whilst Daniel is found close to the physique of the murderer's newest sufferer. And after Andy himself begins gathering nameless demise threats, he hears the inside track each security legal professional dreads...and strikes to inside a perilous keystroke of turning into tomorrow's obituary.
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The NFL season is opening tonight, and I want to get it started on the right note. I’ll just have enough time to go over the papers Vince gave me before kickoff. Once we get home, I inhale the pizza and plant myself on the couch with beer, potato chips, and dog biscuits. I bounce up and down lightly a few times to test out the couch, making sure it feels right, since I’ll be spending the entire football season here. Tonight’s stay will be of relatively short duration; Saturdays and Sundays, on the other hand, can last for ten straight hours, the only interruptions occasional trips to the bathroom.
There’s really nothing for him to do, and he has responsibilities running the Laundromat. When he is here, he spends most of his time on the computer, indulging his hypochondria. I looked over his shoulder a few times, and he was in chat rooms on medical Web sites, seeking and giving medical advice, with such noted physicians as LOLA427 and SICKLYONE. Laurie is coming home tonight, and I’m picking her up at the airport. I’ve got plenty of time until I have to leave, so I decide to play some sock basketball, a challenging game whereby I shoot a pair of rolled-up socks into a ledge above my door.
Then he turns to me. “You know why losers like that come here? They don’t want no dog. ” Now I get annoyed, an increasingly frequent occurrence of late. “Fine. It’s my fault. Okay? ” He grins widely; Willie can change moods even faster than I can. He taps me on the shoulder. “Hey, lighten up, huh? ” Willie is only partially right about why people like the Harringtons come here. The two big cases in the past year have made me a celebrity lawyer of sorts. But one of those cases was Willie’s, and as a wrongfully convicted man set free, he’s become a big shot in his own right.