Andy Carpenter Series in Order by David Rosenfelt

The Andy Carpenter book series is written by David Rosenfelt and centers around the character of Andy Carpenter, a New Jersey lawyer who is known for his legal maneuvers. The series follows Andy as he solves cases and wins courtroom battles with the help of his beloved golden retriever, Tara. Andy has a reputation for saving both dogs and humans from Death Row, and the series is known for its witty and heartfelt mysteries. The series consists of 23 legal books, starting with "Open and Shut" in 2002 and continuing with titles such as "Bury the Lead," "Play Dead," and "New Tricks".
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The latest 3 books in this series

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Santa's Little Yelpers
2022-10-11
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Holy Chow
2022-07-05
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Best in Snow
2021-10-19
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Santa's Little Yelpers

Santa's Little Yelpers

"Santa's Little Yelpers" is a book by David Rosenfelt and is the 26th book in the Andy Carpenter series. The book follows the story of Chris, who started a program where inmates could work with service dogs in training while he was in jail. After getting out of jail, he continues the work and hires Andy Carpenter to help him with a legal issue. The story takes place during the Christmas season, and when one of the dogs goes missing, Andy and his team are tasked with finding the dog and uncovering a larger conspiracy. The book is a Yuletide mystery and features the humorous investigating team of Andy Carpenter.
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Publication Date: 2022-10-11
ISBN-10: 1250828813 | ISBN-13: 9781250828811
Holy Chow

Holy Chow

"Holy Chow" is the 25th book in the Andy Carpenter mystery series written by bestselling author David Rosenfelt. In this installment, the beloved characters, both human and canine, from the series return to solve another intriguing case. The protagonist, Andy Carpenter, has been learning more about a remarkable woman and the businesses she ran. When she is killed, Andy is determined to find the person responsible and bring them to justice. With his trademark wit and humor, Andy dives into the investigation, uncovering clues and navigating the twists and turns of the mystery. The book promises a satisfying blend of mystery, snappy writing, engaging characters, and well-executed action pieces. Fans of the series can expect another thrilling and entertaining read from David Rosenfelt.
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Publication Date: 2022-07-05
ISBN-10: 1250828872 | ISBN-13: 9781250828873
Best in Snow

Best in Snow

"Best in Snow" is a Christmas-themed mystery novel by David Rosenfelt and is the 24th book in the Andy Carpenter series. In this book, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, investigate a murder after a body is found in the snow and a journalist is the prime suspect. As they dig deeper, they uncover a web of secrets and lies that lead them to the true killer. The book is described as a fast-paced and engaging mystery with a heartwarming holiday theme.
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Publication Date: 2021-10-19
ISBN-10: 1250847206 | ISBN-13: 9781250847201
Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog

"Dog Eat Dog" is the 23rd installment in the Andy Carpenter series by David Rosenfelt. In this book, Andy and his wife Laurie, an ex-cop, are out walking their dogs when they witness a man mistreating his pug. Concerned for the dog's well-being, they approach the scene and encounter another man. Little do they know, this encounter will lead them into a complex and dangerous murder case. As the story unfolds, Andy uses his legal and investigative skills to uncover the truth and defend the accused murderer, who Andy believes is innocent. The book combines drama and suspense, with hidden clues waiting to be discovered. With a charming cast of characters, both old and new, David Rosenfelt delivers an enjoyable and engaging read in "Dog Eat Dog".
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Publication Date: 2021-07-06
ISBN-10: 1250257123 | ISBN-13: 9781250257123
Silent Bite

Silent Bite

"Silent Bite" is the 22nd book in the Andy Carpenter mystery series by David Rosenfelt. Defense attorney Andy Carpenter is drawn into defending a mechanic accused of stealing a valuable car and murdering its owner. However, it is not only a dog that draws him in, but a plea from his friend, former client, and current partner Willie Miller. As Andy investigates the case, he discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye, and he must use all of his legal skills to uncover the truth. Meanwhile, Andy's golden retriever, Tara, provides her usual canine support and companionship. "Silent Bite" is a witty and heartfelt mystery novel that will keep readers engaged until the very end.
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Publication Date: 2020-10-13
ISBN-10: 125025714X | ISBN-13: 9781250257147
Muzzled

Muzzled

"Muzzled" is a mystery novel written by David Rosenfelt and is the 21st book in the Andy Carpenter series. The story follows Andy Carpenter, a lawyer who would rather spend his time working with the Tara Foundation, his dog rescue organization, than practice law. In this book, Andy and his beloved golden retriever, Tara, are back on the case as a favor to a friend. The plot revolves around a murder case where a man is accused of killing his wife and her lover. Andy and his team must work to prove the man's innocence and uncover the real killer. The book is described as clever, quirky, suspenseful, and entertaining, with a good dose of humor.
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Publication Date: 2020-07-07
ISBN-10: 1250257115 | ISBN-13: 9781250257116
Dachshund Through the Snow

Dachshund Through the Snow

"Dachshund Through the Snow" is a standalone novel in the "Andy Carpenter" mystery series by David Rosenfelt. The story begins with Andy's wife Laurie and her obsession with Christmas. She pulls a kid's wish list off a tree, resolved to fulfill his wishes, and one of them is a dachshund named Murphy. Andy and his golden retriever, Tara, can't say no to helping young Danny and his dachshund, Murphy. But things take a turn when Danny's father is arrested for a crime he didn't commit, and Andy must clear his name. With his trademark humor and larger-than-life characters, including a police officer and his K-9 partner, Simon, Rosenfelt never fails to deliver as Andy and his team work to solve the case. The book is described as an entertaining read with drama, dry humor, compassion, mystery, and sarcasm.
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Publication Date: 2019-10-01
ISBN-10: 1250237688 | ISBN-13: 9781250237682
Bark of Night

Bark of Night

"Bark of Night" is a novel by David Rosenfelt, which is the 19th book in his Andy Carpenter series. The book follows the witty and heartfelt mystery series featuring lawyer Andy Carpenter and his faithful golden retriever, Tara. In this book, Andy is hired to represent a man who was arrested for stealing a valuable artifact from a local museum. The man claims he was framed and that he was trying to return the artifact to its rightful owner. As Andy investigates the case, he discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye. Along the way, he enlists the help of his usual cast of characters, including his wife, his investigator, and of course, Tara. The book is a blend of comedy, mystery, and dog-related legal procedural crime, which is a signature of the Andy Carpenter series.
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Publication Date: 2019-07-16
ISBN-10: 1250133092 | ISBN-13: 9781250133090
Rescued

Rescued

"Rescued" is the 17th book in the Andy Carpenter series by David Rosenfelt. The series follows the adventures of defense lawyer Andy Carpenter, who is also a dog lover and runs a dog rescue organization. In "Rescued," Andy is reluctant to take on any more cases and would rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization. However, when a friend asks him to defend a man accused of murder, Andy can't resist the challenge. As he investigates the case, he discovers that the man's dog may hold the key to the truth. The book is a legal thriller that twists into a murder mystery before becoming a full-blown suspense chiller.
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Publication Date: 2018-07-17
ISBN-10: 1250133068 | ISBN-13: 9781250133069
The Twelve Dogs of Christmas

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas

"The Twelve Dogs of Christmas" is a mystery novel written by David Rosenfelt. It is the 15th book in the Andy Carpenter series, which features reluctant criminal defense lawyer Andy Carpenter and his faithful golden retriever, Tara. In this book, Andy takes on the case of a woman named Pups who has been accused of stealing a truck full of dogs from a puppy mill. Pups claims that she was rescuing the dogs from inhumane conditions, but the authorities believe she was stealing them for profit. Andy feels confident in a positive outcome and takes on the case eagerly. The book showcases Rosenfelt's trademark humor and wit, as well as his love for dogs. The plot revolves around Andy's investigation into the case, his interactions with Pups and the dogs, and his efforts to clear her name.
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Publication Date: 2016-10-18
ISBN-10: 1250106761 | ISBN-13: 9781250106766
Outfoxed

Outfoxed

"Outfoxed" is a book written by David Rosenfelt and is part of the "Andy Carpenter" series. The book follows defense lawyer Andy Carpenter as he tries to prove the innocence of his client, a man accused of murdering his wife and partner. Meanwhile, Andy also spends time working on his true passion, the Tara Foundation, a dog rescue organization he runs. The book is described as having action, suspense, legal and courtroom drama, and a dash of wry humor. The story is said to have a very satisfactory ending.
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Publication Date: 2016-07-19
ISBN-10: 1427272476 | ISBN-13: 9781427272478
Hounded

Hounded

"Hounded" is the twelfth book in the Andy Carpenter series written by David Rosenfelt. It is a heartfelt story about family combined with a gripping legal thriller. The protagonist, Andy Carpenter, is a defense attorney who is called upon by his friend, policeman Pete Stanton, to help prove his innocence in a murder case. As Andy delves into the investigation, he uncovers twists and turns that transform the story from a legal thriller into a murder mystery and ultimately a suspenseful chiller. With his characteristic humor and wit, Rosenfelt weaves a compelling plot that keeps readers engaged and guessing until the very end. "Hounded" is a standalone novel within the Andy Carpenter series, showcasing the author's talent for crafting captivating and suspenseful stories.
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Publication Date: 2014-06-30
ISBN-10: 1250024749 | ISBN-13: 9781250024749
Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

"Leader of the Pack" is a book in the Andy Carpenter series by David Rosenfelt. The book is described as "riveting, suspenseful, and highly entertaining". The plot of the book revolves around Andy Carpenter, a lawyer who takes on the case of a man who has been accused of murder. The man claims that he is innocent and that his dog is the only witness to the crime. Andy must navigate the legal system and find a way to prove his client's innocence with the help of his dog-loving friends and his own faithful golden retriever, Tara. The book is known for its witty humor and heartfelt moments, as well as its engaging mystery plot.
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Publication Date: 2012-07-17
ISBN-10: 0312648049 | ISBN-13: 9780312648046
One Dog Night

One Dog Night

"One Dog Night" is a novel by David Rosenfelt and is the ninth book in the Andy Carpenter series. The book follows the story of Noah Galloway, who has been living with a terrible secret for six years and fears that his rebuilt life could be shattered at any moment. His dread becomes a reality when he is arrested for the arson murder of twenty-six people. Lawyer Andy Carpenter takes on the case and must use all of his tricks to get to the bottom of this cold case turned white hot. The book is a suspenseful mystery that keeps readers on the edge of their seats as they follow the twists and turns of the plot.
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Publication Date: 2011-07-05
ISBN-10: 1250006597 | ISBN-13: 9781250006592
Dog Tags

Dog Tags

"Dog Tags" is the eighth book in the Andy Carpenter series by David Rosenfelt. The book follows a German Shepherd police dog who witnesses a murder. The dog's owner, an Iraq war veteran and former cop-turned-thief, is accused of the crime, and if convicted, the dog could be put down. The protagonist, Andy Carpenter, is a reluctant attorney who takes on the case to save the dog's life. Along with his wife Laurie, her investigative partner Marcus, and various canine companions, Andy sets out to solve the mystery and put the real murderer behind bars. The book combines suspense and humor, which is a hallmark of the Andy Carpenter series.
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Publication Date: 2010-08-01
ISBN-10: 044655152X | ISBN-13: 9780446551526
New Tricks

New Tricks

"New Tricks" is the seventh book in the "Andy Carpenter" series by David Rosenfelt. The book follows the story of a lawyer who will do whatever it takes to make sure an adorable Bernese puppy named Waggy is safe. Waggy is the only witness to a murder, and it will take more than Andy's usual courtroom theatrics to save him. Andy enlists the help of his beloved golden retriever, Tara, to solve the case and put the murderer behind bars. The book is described as a "taut thriller full of whiplash plot twists and wisecracking dialogue". According to reviews, the book is a page-turner that combines suspense and humor in equal measure, making it a beloved addition to the Andy Carpenter series.
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Publication Date: 2009-08-06
ISBN-10: 0446505870 | ISBN-13: 9780446505871
Play Dead

Play Dead

"Play Dead" is the sixth book in the Andy Carpenter series written by David Rosenfelt. This legal mystery follows the story of attorney Andy Carpenter, who has a deep affection for golden retrievers, especially his own beloved Tara. In this fast-paced and highly readable book, Andy finds himself facing a challenging case. He is tasked with defending a man who has been accused of murdering his wife, despite the fact that the wife is very much alive and claims to have faked her death. As Andy delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deception and must navigate through twists and turns to uncover the truth. With his unpretentious nature and willingness to help those in need, Andy Carpenter takes on this seemingly impossible case with determination and wit. "Play Dead" is a thrilling addition to the Andy Carpenter series, showcasing Rosenfelt's talent for crafting engaging legal mysteries.
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Publication Date: 2007-05-01
ISBN-10: 0446582417 | ISBN-13: 9780446582414
Dead Center

Dead Center

Dead Center is the fifth book in the Andy Carpenter series by David Rosenfelt. The book follows the story of Andy Carpenter, a wisecracking lawyer who finds himself in the middle of a murder case involving a wealthy businessman and his wife. The businessman is found dead, and his wife is the prime suspect. However, as Andy begins to investigate the case, he uncovers a web of deadly secrets that lead him to question whether the wife is really guilty or if there is someone else behind the murder. The book is a smartly written legal drama with authentic courtroom details that make it highly believable and entertaining.
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Publication Date: 2006-02-01
ISBN-10: 0446614513 | ISBN-13: 9780446614511
Sudden Death

Sudden Death

"Sudden Death" is a legal thriller novel by David Rosenfelt. The book is part of the Andy Carpenter series, which features the main character, Andy Carpenter, a wisecracking lawyer who handles legal battles. In "Sudden Death," Andy Carpenter is the first to arrive at a crime scene and wishes he had never seen the folded torso with a bullet hole in it. The victim is his ex-girlfriend's father, and he is quickly drawn into the investigation. As he delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of lies and deceit that threatens to destroy everything he holds dear. The book is known for its authentic courtroom details and entertaining storyline, making it highly believable and enjoyable for readers who love legal thrillers.
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Publication Date: 2005-05-10
ISBN-10: 0446612871 | ISBN-13: 9780446612876
First Degree

First Degree

"First Degree" is the second book in the Andy Carpenter legal procedural series by David Rosenfelt. The book follows defense attorney Andy Carpenter and his beloved Golden Retriever, Tara, as they work to solve a murder and clear his girlfriend's name. The plot revolves around a woman named Beth, who is accused of killing her ex-boyfriend, Jason. Andy takes on the case and begins to investigate, uncovering a web of lies and deceit that leads him to the real killer. Along the way, he must navigate the legal system and deal with his own personal demons, including his fear of public speaking. The book is described as an entertaining cozy mystery.
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Publication Date: 2003-06-01
ISBN-10: 044661386X | ISBN-13: 9780446613866
Open and Shut

Open and Shut

"Open and Shut" is a legal thriller novel by David Rosenfelt. It is the first book in the Andy Carpenter book series. The book follows the story of Andy Carpenter, a defense attorney who takes on the case of a man accused of murdering his wife. As he delves deeper into the case, he realizes that things are not as they seem and that there may be more to the story than meets the eye. Along the way, he faces numerous challenges and obstacles, including a corrupt police force and a dangerous criminal underworld. With the help of his loyal golden retriever, Tara, and a cast of colorful characters, Andy must navigate the treacherous waters of the legal system to uncover the truth and clear his client's name.
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Publication Date: 2002-01-01
ISBN-10: 0446612537 | ISBN-13: 9780446612531
'Twas the Bite Before Christmas: An Andy Carpenter Mystery (An Andy Carpenter Novel Book 28)

'Twas the Bite Before Christmas: An Andy Carpenter Mystery (An Andy Carpenter Novel Book 28)

'Twas the Bite Before Christmas: An Andy Carpenter Mystery is the 28th book in the Andy Carpenter Novel series by David Rosenfelt. The book follows the story of Andy Carpenter, a lawyer who takes on a case involving a man who has been accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend. The man claims to have no memory of the night of the murder, and Andy must use his legal skills to uncover the truth. Along the way, he is aided by his loyal dog, Tara, and a cast of colorful characters. The book is a thrilling mystery that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. It is a great addition to the Andy Carpenter series and is sure to be enjoyed by fans of the series and newcomers alike.
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