Synopses & Reviews
Welcome to the series of original mysteries starring Adrian Monk, the brilliant investigator who always knows when something’s out of place....
Randy Disher is perfectly happy living with Monk's old assistant Sharona and working as the new police chief of Summit, New Jersey. But when the city’s leadership is arrested for fraud, he suddenly finds himself appointed acting mayor and overwhelmed by the dual responsibilities—especially when the town is hit by a wave of robberies. In desperation, Disher calls on Adrian Monk to put things in order.
As deputized officers, Monk and his assistant Natalie are ready to make Summit the cleanest city on earth—until the burglaries escalate to arson and murder. Now it’s time to get down and dirty, before someone puts Officer Monk out of commission for good.
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
Jessica is volunteering at the Cabot Cove womens shelter when a woman walks in bruised physically and mentally. Her husband is a well-respected businessman in town. Could this paragon of virtue be abusing his wife?
Despite Jessicas support and advice, the woman refuses to stay at the shelter, press charges, or even report the abuse. But a few days later the entire town is shocked to hear that domestic abuse has turned to murder.
Investigating the crime, Jessica soon discovers that the womans family has secrets and lies that go beyond domestic violenceand that the real killer may be hiding behind a wall of silence that could send the wrong person to prison....
About the Author
Lee Goldberg has written episodes for the Monk television series, as well as many other programs. He is a two-time Edgar Award nominee and the author of the acclaimed Diagnosis Murder novels, based on the TV series for which he was a writer and executive producer.