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Rescued

Andy Carpenter Mystery Series, Book 17
Written by: David Rosenfelt
Narrated by: Grover Gardner
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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Publisher's Summary

In Rescued, David Rosenfelt again delights listeners with the charm and wit they’ve come to expect. Even the most fervent fans of the sardonic Andy Carpenter and his team will be enthralled by this latest case, where the stakes have never been higher.  

Defense lawyer Andy Carpenter is reluctant to take on any more cases. He’d much rather spend his time working for his dog rescue organization, the Tara Foundation, than find himself back in a courtroom. However, when a truck carrying more than 70 dogs from the South to the rescue-friendly Northeast turns up with a murdered driver, Andy can’t help but get involved. 

Of course Andy is eager to help the dogs, many of whom come to the Tara Foundation while awaiting forever homes - it’s the man accused of murder who he has a problem defending. The accused just happens to be his wife Laurie’s ex-fiance; her tall, good looking, ex-Marine ex-fiance. Even though he acknowledges having argued with the victim, he swears that he is not a killer, and though he would rather not, Andy has to admit he believes he's telling the truth. 

For Andy, even with dozens of successful cases behind him, this case that his wife insists he take may prove to be his most difficult.

©2018 Tara Productions, Inc. (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

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I absolutely love this series!!

The dry humour throughout keeps me laughing out loud and Grover Gardner is the best!! I just can’t imagine anyone else performing these amazing stories. I have listened to every book in the series and I have yet to figure out ‘who dunnit’ before Andy Carpenter enlightens us!! I’ve thoroughly enjoyed each and every book and I’m always on the lookout for the next one!!!! If more stars were available...!!!

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  • Richard
  • 2018-07-20

Love this series.

I was really glad to see a new book in this series. Missed reading about the life of Andy and all the characters. Grover G is really great to listen to.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2018-10-19

Just one complaint....

The books aren’t long enough!!!! I love Andy Carpenter and Grover Gardner. Another great one if you are a Fan!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2018-07-23

Rerun

Nothing new here. I may be getting tired of this series. I felt like I had heard it all before.

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  • kaye
  • 2018-07-21

another winner

I love the humor and great story. it. is a perfect reader for this author as well

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  • MJ
  • Catonsville, MD, United States
  • 2019-02-11

Still so good

I can’t think of another series that I’ve listen to to this point where the quality has stayed so high. Usually they become so formulaic or ridiculous. That is not the case with this series.

The books are always lighthearted but intelligent at the same time. The courtroom scenes and legal particulars are very interesting. Fantastic narration as always.

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  • Loy
  • 2018-08-23

another great story !

I love Andy Carpenter. He is a lawyer and a dog person. this book has all of the recurring characters. worth a credit and a reread!

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  • lynette
  • 2019-06-03

David Rosenfelt strikes again

David Rosenfelt has again created a high tension story that’s fun to listen to. The plot line is implausible but he makes it work, drawing me in despite my very skeptical nature.

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  • susan
  • West Hills, CA, United States
  • 2019-05-03

Author and narrator at their best

Probably Rosenfelt’s best Andy Carpenter story yet. I’ve listened multiple times. The plot is a bit fantastical, but characters and trademark wit and sarcasm carry you to the end.

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  • bjdennis
  • 2019-01-21

So far my favorite!

Stumbled onto this Andy Carpenter series, just downloaded my 5th one. I listen in the car as I drive 45 minutes to and from work. I love dogs and I love the characters in these books. Lots of depth, lots of humor, lots of intrigue.

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  • Sandra Zetterlund
  • 2018-11-24

Always a Pleasure

My husband and I always try to listen to an Andy Carpenter book when we are on a road trip. They are generally humorous and enjoyable. This one did not disappoint!