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Mr. Monk Gets Even

Lee Goldberg


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An all-new original mystery starring Adrian Monk, the brilliant investigator who always knows when something's out of place....
It may be a foggy San Francisco summer, but for Adrian Monk the future is looking bright. Natalie is off working as a cop in Summit, his brother Ambrose and Yuki are a week away from their wedding, Monk has a new assistant Natalie's daughter Julie and even a girlfriend, Ellen Morse.
All this change doesn t keep Monk from work, though. He's investigating a string of accidental deaths and suicides that he quickly determines are actually murders. But when the man Monk pegs for the murder is killed, Monk is forced to face the fact that, for the first time, he might actually be wrong. Have stability, domesticity, and happiness robbed Monk of his special skills? Has Monk lost his mojo?
Meanwhile, Monk's imprisoned arch nemesis, the morbidly obese criminal mastermind Dale the Whale, is being transferred from prison to San Francisco General Hospital for an operation. But when Dale escapes and all signs point to Captain Stottlemeyer as his accomplice, Monk will have to reboot his detective skills to clear the captain's name and prove that he's still the one and only Monk.

New American Library, 9780451239150, 274pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2012

About the Author

Lee Goldberg has written episodes of the USA Network television series "Monk," as well as many other programs. He is a two-time Edgar(r) Award nominee and the author of many other books, including "The Walk," "Watch Me Die," "The Dead Man," and the acclaimed "Diagnosis Murder "novels, based on the TV series for which he was a writer and executive producer. His previous "Monk "novels are available in paperback, including "Mr. Monk and the Two Assistants," which won the Scribe Award for Best Novel from the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers.