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Subject: Someone like Andy Carpenter...?
Date Posted: 7/27/2011 3:18 PM ET
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I love the David Rosenfelt books involving attorney Andy Carpenter and Tara the dog...anyone like this series and know of similar series like this?  I like the Bolitar series as well (Harlan Coben), but I want more like those and I just haven't come across them yet.

Thanks for all your help!

Kristi

Date Posted: 7/27/2011 5:17 PM ET
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I'd be interested, too. I haven't finished the Bolitar series yet, and I've just started getting the Rosenfelt books. I bought one of the Andy Carpenter books, new, out of order and found out the hard way it was part of a series, so you know what happens when that happens?!

Gail

Date Posted: 7/27/2011 7:06 PM ET
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Yeah I think the Carpenter series is definitely one to be enjoyed more reading in order.  I know sometimes they can be read out of order, but this one definitely flows really well.  It's just such a great series - I need to find more like it!

Kristi

 

Date Posted: 7/28/2011 2:04 PM ET
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Let me think...how about Tim Cockey's "Hitchcock Sewell" series? It's a dead series (unfortunately!) I think there's five or six of them. They are set in Baltimore, about a funeral director and his older Aunt Billie who helps him run the place. It's humorous, not cozy but not overly violent, but Hitch is easy-going and likable and I think he has a dog too if I remember right...the 'tone' of the series is a lot like the Andy Carpenter series.

Cheryl

 

Date Posted: 7/28/2011 2:08 PM ET
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Oh fantastic - thank you so much Cheryl - I will absolutely check those out!

Kristi

Date Posted: 8/3/2011 3:53 PM ET
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Spencer Quinn's Bernie & Chet books come to mind.  Bernie's a private investigator with chronic money problems and Chet is his dog.  The entire book is narrated by Chet...from his point of view. 



Last Edited on: 8/3/11 3:55 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/3/2011 4:09 PM ET
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Thanks Kerry!