Buy this book?

DOG TAGS


By David Rosenfelt

Grand Central Publishing, August 25, 2010 ($24.99)
ISBN-10: 044655152X/
ISBN-13: 978-0-446-55152-6

Reviewed by Cherie Jung

What do you do when your partner in crime is nabbed after a heist and implicated in a murder? Get him a good lawyer of course. Even if your partner is a German Shepard...

Billy Zimmerman is an Iraq war vet and former cop-turned-thief. His partner, Milo, is a trained police dog. Former police dog. Billy and Milo were partners before, when Billy was a cop.

Billy and Milo were waiting and watching a man outside the Skybar on River Road in Edgewater, New Jersey. Before the two could pull off their intended caper, things went wrong. Very wrong. A man was dead and Billy was nabbed for being on the scene. Milo took off but didn't get far, although by the time the cops got him, he'd hidden a key piece of evidence. Now he's in the doggie slammer awaiting a possible execution. He needs a good lawyer.

Andy Carpenter is just the man (and lawyer) Milo desperately needs. And Andy needs Milo to help solve the crime but first he has to convince a judge that his client, a dog, has rights and must be released from doggie jail.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The author has a relaxed, almost conversational writing style that lends itself quite well to this type of story. I think many readers will become instant fans.

more reviews


Return to Over My Dead Body! Online.


Copyright 2010 Over My Dead Body! All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Over My Dead Body! is prohibited. OMDB! and OMDB! logos are trademarks of Over My Dead Body!