Whether dueling with new forensics or the local old boys’ network, irreverent defense attorney Andy Carpenter always leaves them awed with his biting wit and winning fourth-quarter game plan. But the fun stops the day Andy’s dad, Paterson, New Jersey’s legendary ex-DA, drops dead in front of him at a game in Yankee Stadium. The shocks pile on as he discovers his dad left him with two unexpected legacies: a fortune of twenty-two million dollars that Andy never knew existed … and a murder case with enough racial tinder to burn down City Hall. Struggling to serve justice and bring honor to his father, Andy must dig up some explosive political skeletons—and an astonishing family secret that can close his case (and his mouth) for good. Open and Shut heralds—no contest—the year’s most sensational new voice in mystery fiction: David Rosenfelt. Download and start listening now!