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Leader of the Pack Audiobook

Leader of the Pack

Over the course of his legal career, Andy Carpenter has lost a few cases. But that doesn't mean he forgets his clients. Andy has always been convinced that Joey Desimone, a man convicted of murder nine years ago, was innocent and believes that Joey's family's connections to organized crime played a pivotal role in his conviction. While there isn't much Andy can do for him while he serves out his prison sentence, Joey suggests that he check up on Joey's elderly uncle.
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Over the course of his legal career, Andy Carpenter has lost a few cases. But that doesn't mean he forgets his clients. Andy has always been convinced that Joey Desimone, a man convicted of murder nine years ago, was innocent and believes that Joey's family's connections to organized crime played a pivotal role in his conviction. While there isn't much Andy can do for him while he serves out his prison sentence, Joey suggests that he check up on Joey's elderly uncle. He'd rather not, but as a favor to Joey, Andy agrees to take his dog, Tara, on a few visits.

The old man's memory is going, but when Andy tries to explain why he's there, it jogs something in the man's mind, and his comments leave Andy wondering if Uncle Nick is confused, or if he just might hold the key to Joey's freedom after all this time. Andy grabs on to this thread of possibility and follows it into a world where the oath of silence is stronger than blood ties, and where people will do anything to make sure their secrets are kept.

©2012 David Rosenfelt (P)2012 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.

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    "You know what you're getting"

    David Rosenfelt has been writing the same book for some time now. I imagine his computer comes equipped with a background program, so that he can overlay the new plot over the basic narrative. Everything in the background is the same - the types of jokes. characters, dialogue.

    And yet, Grover Gardner is such a good narrator and the cookie-cutter story goes down so easily, I bought another one of the same thing. Have a spine and pass on it, unless you want something to drift off to sleep on.

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    Adele Beeman Culver City, CA, US 04-17-15
    Adele Beeman Culver City, CA, US 04-17-15 Member Since 2013
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    Always consistently good. Always makes me chuckle. Narrator is absolutely the best on the planet. I love the simple stories and the subtle wit.

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    Patti Chittenango, NY, United States 11-06-13
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    "A Slight Change in the Formula"

    Another winning combination with Andy and his crew, narrated by Grover Gardner. A slight twist to his usual formula (I wo't spoil it). So you will enjoy it even more!

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    James columbus, OH, United States 03-26-13
    James columbus, OH, United States 03-26-13 Member Since 2015

    sports announcer, cyclist, enjoys to travel and the outdoors.

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    Another good book by Rosenfelt, I enjoyed it, just like the rest of the series.

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    "Love the Smart A--- Lawyer"

    I like the whole series, and this is no different. Andy Carpenter, the reluctant, wise cracking, dog loving, defense attorney. Start with the first in the series.

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    Give me a good mystery and I am happy!

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    "Andy and Tara are like a decadent desert..."

    I am always entertained by these books. This one did not disappoint me. I hope that there will be another book in the near future.

    I hope that the narrator stays the same. I associate Grover Gardner with Andy and he adds to my enjoyment.

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