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Suspense, thrills and love in October Best Reads

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If only life came with instructions.


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There is nothing in the universe the cursed dragon, Falcyn, hates more than humanity . . . except Greek humans.


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No bodices were harmed in this historical romance.


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Together we'll save the world...Unless we kill each other first.


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“The Wrath Is Coming.” But They Don’T Know Where—Or When.


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PREORDER this sexy & emotional story about a single dad wild with grief and the strong survivor he hires as his nanny!


David Rosenfelt


I am a novelist with 27 dogs.

I have gotten to this dubious position with absolutely no planning, and at no stage in my life could I have predicted it. But here I am.

My childhood was relentlessly normal. The middle of three brothers, loving parents, a middle-class home in Paterson, New Jersey. We played sports, studied sporadically. laughed around the dinner table, and generally had a good time. By comparison, "Ozzie and Harriet's" clan seemed bizarre.

I graduated NYU, then decided to go into the movie business. I was stunningly brilliant at a job interview with my uncle, who was President of United Artists, and was immediately hired. It set me off on a climb up the executive ladder, culminating in my becoming President of Marketing for Tri-Star Pictures. The movie landscape is filled with the movies I buried; for every "Rambo", "The Natural" and "Rocky", there are countless disasters.

I did manage to find the time to marry and have two children, both of whom are doing very well, and fortunately neither have inherited my eccentricities.

A number of years ago, I left the movie marketing business, to the sustained applause of hundreds of disgruntled producers and directors. I decided to try my hand at writing. I wrote and sold a bunch of feature films, none of which ever came close to being actually filmed, and then a bunch of TV movies, some of which actually made it to the small screen. It's safe to say that their impact on the American cultural scene has been minimal.

About fourteen years ago, my wife and I started the Tara Foundation, named in honor of the greatest Golden Retriever the world has ever known. We rescued almost 4,000 dogs, many of them Goldens, and found them loving homes. Our own home quickly became a sanctuary for those dogs that we rescued that were too old or sickly to be wanted by others. They surround me as I write this. It's total lunacy, but it works, and they are a happy, safe group.

 

Series

Andy Carpenter

Books:

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, October 2017
An Andy Carpenter Mystery
Trade Size
Outfoxed, July 2017
Andy Carpenter #14
Trade Size
Collared, July 2017
Andy Carpenter #16
Hardcover
The Twelve Dogs of Christmas, October 2016
Andy Carpenter #15
Hardcover
Blackout, October 2016
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Outfoxed, July 2016
Andy Carpenter #14
Hardcover
Blackout, January 2016
Hardcover
Who Let The Dog Out?, August 2015
Andy Carpenter #13
Hardcover
Hounded, July 2015
Andy Carpenter #12
Paperback (reprint)
Hounded, August 2014
Andy Carpenter
Hardcover
Unleashed, July 2014
Andy Carpenter
Paperback
Airtight, November 2013
Paperback
Unleashed, August 2013
Andy Carpenter #11
Hardcover
Leader Of The Pack, July 2013
Andy Carpenter #10
Paperback (reprint)
Heart Of A Killer, February 2012
Hardcover
One Dog Night, July 2011
Andy Carpenter #9
Hardcover
Down to the Wire, February 2011
Mass Market Paperback
Don't Tell a Soul, July 2008
e-Book (reprint)

 

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