Sitting alone in the familiar Fort Lee bar his buddies Danny McCabe and Will Clampett have dragged him to in order to drink in the new year, Tim Wallace is nonplussed when a stranger confides that he murdered a young woman named Sheila, cut off her finger and buried her body in a park in nearby Kinnelon. Carpenter is much like Rosenfelt himself; an attorney in the corporate world and dog lover. He thinks Tim killed his wife even though all evidence pointed elsewhere. With Novack on his back and no one to turn to, Tim has to figure out why someone wants to ruin him quickly before something terrible goes wrong. But neither is Tim: He is the only one who can figure out what's really going on--and who murdered his wife. Since his wife's death, Tim has shied away from going out with his friends. Soon the man confesses to a months-old murdereven offering as proof the location of the woman's body.
I wish he hadn't ventured into overdone political thriller territory which has become so predictable. He didn't, but even if the police eventually clear his name, he'll never get over this terrible tragedy. I fell in love with his writing style and I have made every effort to find more of them. When the storm clears in a matter of seconds, Jen is gone. Tim's buddies convince him to go out for the first time since his wife's death. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
Tim Wallace's wife died in a boating accident several months ago. When Bennett kills someone close to Doug, Doug's investigation - and his life - start spiraling out of control. When a finger is found, cops suspect Tim. Tim's buddies convince him to go out for the first time since his wife's death. Pete himself has come under suspicion for Danny's murder, and he needs defense attorney Andy to represent him - and to find out what really happened in Danny's house that day! Then one day his fortunes turn. Tim was the only eye witness, and one New Jersey cop is sure he killed her. They are good solid legal mysteries that have held my attention.
Of course my family and I are also dog lovers we have rescued 5 from the big house Humane Society so far. Several months later, Tim becomes embroiled in another death. Examples of my disbelieve: People who don't know anything about investigating and undercover set out the solve the mystery remember this is serious and not a cozy and Tim is more clueless than most. Great narration, different from Grover's interpretations, but just as good. True, the cops do dig up a fingerless corpse just where the informant said it would be. He is sure Tim murdered her and is determined not to let the case go.
Tim Wallace watched his wife die as his boat exploded before his eyes a year ago. Tim takes the information to the police, and the games begin. Of course the police don't believe Tim, tons of incriminating evidence pile up against him, and various bad guys are out to get him. I started where I left off and by the end of the book, I didn't remember who the murderer was. The only time Tim shoots, he misses and lets the bad guy just turn around walk away. He thinks Tim killed his wife even though all evidence pointed elsewhere. What will become of Tim? We currently have listed on the site and with more added each day.
It's not that he isn't smart. That might be reason for some people to read with enjoyment. Chris Gallagher raised his brother, Steven, almost single-handedly, and, certain that Steven is innocent, he won't rest until he sets the record straight. Before Tim can say anything or turn away, the man confesses to a months-old murder, even offering as proof the location of the woman's body. While it was a very scary book, there was still some humor, and a dog, I loved it. Rosenfelt's latest Don't Tell a Soul is a stand alone novel.
No really important event in the life of one nation can come to pass without having a certain influence on that of the others. When the man turns out to have been telling the truth, Tim's life goes from bad to worse as he is put under the microscope again by the cops--and this time they're not giving up. On New Year's Eve they finally get him out to their favourite bar. But, that's not always bad. I would think that a cop that obsessed would be put on suspension especially since his supervisor knew about and thought that Novack's behavior was over the top.
I had no sympathy for the main character and did not care about getting to the end. Rosenfelt ratchets up tension with the precision of a skilled auto mechanic wielding a torque wrench. What will become of Tim? I can only hope he keeps on writing! My childhood was relentlessly normal. It was almost demented the way the cop was after Tim. A stranger comes up to him and tells him a secret that he murdered a woman and buried her body in the playground of a nearby town.