Book Review of Sudden Death (Andy Carpenter, Bk 4) (Audio CD) (Abridged)

Sudden Death (Andy Carpenter, Bk 4) (Audio CD) (Abridged)
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This fourth time out, David Rosenfelt takes his hero, Andy Carpenter, into a sport-related mystery. Its obvious that the author is crazy about sports and he lets Andy rub shoulders with the great and near-great of the NFL (National Football League).

Andy receives a call that a potential client (Kenny Schilling) wants to see him immediately. Arriving at Kennys home, he finds that Kenny (quarterback for the Giants) is holding off the police at his home. In Kennys closet lies a dead Jets quarterback.

As bodies pile up, Andy calls upon his friends to help him figure out the case, including: Laurie Collins (Andys girlfriend and case detective), strong-man Marcus Clark, sometimes secretary and full-time crossword puzzle enthusiast Edna, and a host of other eccentrics and good guys.

Of course, Andy is on surname-basis with the local Mafia boss. He tries to interest the Mafia in taking-out the wise guy who plans to take-out Andy before he can defend his client in court.

Things twist and turn faster than Andy can wisecrack about the folly of his career choice. However, trouble is on the horizon; Laurie has an opportunity of a great job back in her hometown. Will she go or stay with Andy?

Andy Carpenter
1. Open and Shut (2002)
2. First Degree (2003)
3. Bury the Lead (2004)
4. Sudden Death (2005)