No one can separate defense attorney Andy Carpenter from his golden retriever, Tara, and she returns his affection, standing loyally beside him through every investigation, no matter how dangerous or puzzling-and he is about to be confronted with one of his most difficult cases yet.
Born to a loving and educated New England family, Rachel Page Elliott, known to all as Pagey, was encouraged to develop her interests and talents wherever they would lead her. And lead her they did, to a life-long fascination with animals, first to horses, then to dogs. Each passion created adventures and opportunities that make her life story so fascinating.
The Golden Retriever recognizes the ever-popular all-American breed in this one spectacular volume. With more than 100 vintage and modern photographs of the breed, this book is a must-have for every Golden owner.
Megan moves to Fredericksburg, Virginia, to take over her estranged father's veterinary practice now that he's retired. Then it's the old story: girl meets dog...girl and dog meet guy...guy loses girl, gets dog... Or will there be a new twist to this puppy tale?
Andy Carpenter gains possession of an adorable Bernese puppy whose owner was brutally murdered. Few can rival Andy's affection for dogs, and he will do whatever it takes to insure that this little pup doesn't fall into the wrong hands.
Whether dueling with new forensics or the local old boys' network, irreverent defense attorney Andy Carpenter always leaves them awed with his biting wit and winning fourth-quarter game plan. But Andy prefers the company of his best friend, Tara, to the people he encounters in the courtroom. Tara, a golden retriever, is clearly smarter than half the lawyers who clog the courts of Passaic County. However, just as it seems Andy has everything figured out, his dad, New Jersey's legendary ex-D.A., drops dead in front of him at a game in Yankee Stadium. The shocks pile on as he discovers his dad left him with two unexpected legacies: a fortune of $22 million that Andy never knew existed . . . and a murder case with enough racial tinder to burn down City Hall.
Few can rival attorney Andy Carpenter's affection for golden retrievers, especially his own beloved Tara. After he astonishes a New Jersey courtroom by successfully appealing another Golden's death sentence, Andy discovers that this gentle dog is a key witness to a murder that took place five years before.
"Scent of the Missing" is the story of Susannah and Puzzle's adventures together, and of the close relationship they forge as they search for the lost. Along the way Susannah and Puzzle learn to read the clues in the field, and in each other, to accomplish together the critical work neither could do alone, and to unravel the mystery of the human/canine bond.
Koontz delivers suspense for all seasons with a transcendent thriller--a heart-gripping tour de force featuring a dedicated dog rescuer, a very special golden retriever she saves, and the murderous adversaries they must face together.
The exceptional video produced and directed by Rachel Page Elliott has been remastered for this DVD. This video offers an illustrated discussion of the Golden Retriever and how it is suited for its work as a bird dog. This is a "must have" for anyone with Goldens.
With a new Afterword by the author, this classic Koontz title--one of his most popular and acclaimed novels--features stunning new cover art. Two genetically altered life forms break loose from a top-secret government lab. One is "Einstein, " a friendly dog. The other--The Outsider--is a deadly hybrid.