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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (882 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Rosenfelt Narrator: Grover Gardner Publisher: Listen & Live Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Andy Carpenter Series Release Date:
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In Dead Center, we find our beloved Andy carpenter reentering the dating sceneGod Bless him. Surprisingly he’s a hot commodity, but that’s not necessarily a good thing. His friends are offering up their two cents on his dating life, but of course they know as little about the dating world as Andy. One thing that rings true, whether the ladies he meets are terrific or not, is that the spectra of his longtime love Laurie hangs over his head. Bitter over her departure, he’s finding it hard to forgive and forget. She’s still the love of his life. Andy’s had no contact with her at all, and he can only assume she is back in Findlay, Wisconsin serving in the number two job on the local police force. Then one day he returns to the office to find Laurie waiting for him. She’s arrested a young man for murder and though the evidence clearly called for his arrest, she believes he’s innocent. He’s the son of her oldest friend and she’s come to Andy to find him representation. Andy follows Laurie back to Wisconsin where he must explore a secretive religious community that seems to hold the truth about what really happened to the deceased. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “If there aren’t any real-life lawyers as entertaining, as witty, and as willing to tilt at windmills as Andy Carpenter…then there should be…Written with flair and humor, this is perfect light reading.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “An inspired match for the amusingly self-deprecating, sarcastic, animal-loving, freewheeling, wisecracking, wily lawyer…Using a voice and sensibility reminiscent of Nathan Lane (complete with verbal eye-rolls), Gardner smartly unfolds Rosenfelt’s yarn, in which Carpenter is at his hilarious best.”

    Publishers Weekly (audio review)

  • “Gardner’s pleasant tones change pitch and inflection to accomodate the wonderful characters of various ages and idiosyncrasies…His reading perfectly evokes the suspense and drama of a criminal investigation and the boredom of a stakeout.”


  • “Adroitly mixes drama with humor…Where most legal-thriller authors explore the crime, Rosenfelt spends more time on the context and on the man investigating the crime. Those who like the added complexity of character-driven mysteries will find much to enjoy in this award-winning series.”


  • “A fast-paced story that’s hard to put down, a mystery spiced with interesting characters and brightened by the flames of a rekindled love affair. Recommended.”

    Library Journal

  • A 2007Audie Award Finalist

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Holly Booms Walsh | 2/20/2014

    " This was a jocular, wiseass sort of mystery - big city lawyer comes to rural Wisconsin to defend a young man being accused of the deaths of two young women from a religious cult community. The lawyer is funny and the plot moved along quickly, but it was a bit formulaic for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Debbie | 2/13/2014

    " Love the voice of the reader, sounds just like I imagine the main character sounds. Love the clever banter between the characters and of course the very dry wit of the lawyer with his asides. A man, even a New Yorker, who loves his golden retriever Tara as much as he does can't be all bad. This book was interesting, too, in the exploration of the religion The Centurians. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rachel | 2/12/2014

    " First book I have read from this author and will definitely be reading more. I loved ths suspense and intrigue but also including humor and life. A definite must read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Melanie (aka Serial Reader) | 2/11/2014

    " I could easily write a book containing just the punnies that David Rosenfelt sprinkles throughout his books. I think his 'song-talking' is a hoot, and his sarcasm comes through sharply, even when directed at himself. Still, I think of Andy as a wanna-be PI who happens to be a lawyer. He's an everyday hero - even when people die on his watch. I gave this one a 4 out of 5 stars. "

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