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'Twas the bite before Christmas / David Rosenfelt.

Rosenfelt, David, (author.).

"Reluctant lawyer Andy Carpenter is at the Tara Foundation's annual Christmas party. The dog rescue organization has always been his true calling, and this is one holiday tradition he can get behind because every dog that's come through the rescue-and their families-are invited to celebrate. This year's party is no exception. But before the stockings can be hung by the chimney with care, homicide detectives ruin the evening. Derek Moore, one of the foundation's best foster volunteers, is arrested for murder. Andy discovers Derek-whose real name is Bobby-is in the witness protection program after giving evidence against his former gang. The police believe Bobby murdered a member. But Bobby swears to Andy he didn't do this. He's built a new life, a new business, has two new dogs after being a double foster-failure. There isn't much Andy likes about this case, but he likes Bobby. If he's innocent, Andy wants to help. Before Andy can settle down for his long winter's nap, he has a client's name to clear, a murderer to catch, and two new dogs to look after: a golden and a Dalmatian. Andy's golden retriever, Tara, will have to adjust to not being the only golden at the house while Andy gets to the bottom of this one..."-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781250828842
  • ISBN: 1250828848
  • Physical Description: 295 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2023.
Subject: Carpenter, Andy (Fictitious character)
Dogs > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Dog rescue > Fiction.
Witnesses > Protection > Fiction.
Trials (Murder) > Fiction.
Christmas fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction

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  • 12 of 53 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Degenstein.


  • 16 current holds with 53 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Degenstein Community Library FIC ROSENFELT (Text) 35031301274280 Adult Fiction Checked Out 12/16/2023

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