Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop (Mr. Monk Series #8)

Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop (Mr. Monk Series #8)

by Lee Goldberg

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ISBN-13: 9780451228611
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Series: Mr. Monk Series , #8
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 503,259
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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.

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Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop (Mr. Monk Series #8) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 31 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Monk is the best.
harstan More than 1 year ago
When tragedy struck SFPD Detective Adrian Monk, he had a nervous breakdown; when he recovered he suffered from a severe case of obsessive compulsive disorder. He no longer functions as a cop yet remains brilliant at solving mysteries. His former superior Captain Leland Stottlemeyer uses him as a paid consultant on the most difficult cases, but begins to detest the fact that Mr. Monk gets the praise while he receives scorn and derision. The Captain swears to Mr. Monk he is not jealous, but the latter's assistant Natalie believes otherwise. However, the captain soon lets Monk and Natalie go due to budget cuts. Angrily she wants her boss to find a new job within the private sector. Nicholas Slade, CEO of the Internect private security and investigation firm, hires Monk, who accepts the position because of the benefits. While Monk solves cases at an incredible pace, Stottlemeyer is arrested for killing a criminal informant suffering from Alzheimer's. The captain swears he was framed and asks his friend and colleague whom he fired to find the real culprit. Even Natalie wants Monk to take the case on, which he does. No one writes books based on popular TV series better than Lee Goldberg consistently does as the author always catches the essence of the key characters and their prevalent traits; in this case obviously the OCD. Mr. Monk in spite of his crippling illness gets around solving crimes at a Guinness Book of records rate. Natalie is protective of Monk so she lashes out at those who harm him like the captain did. Although the prime case takes time to become front and center, fans will enjoy Mr. Monk's latest adventures as he solves case after case after case. Harriet Klausner
Carstairs38 More than 1 year ago
Monk is downsized when the SFPD is forced to cut their budget. But he lands on his feet at a private firm that is more than willing to pay him and Natalie handsomely. Will Monk still be able to solve a string of murders in the city? As always, Natalie and Monk's relationship is so rich in this book. The characters are great, the plot is strong, and the laughs are plentiful.
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I love monk and this just makes me love it even more! Im so happy the Lee Goldberg is continuing to write these books because it keeps Monk alive even without new episodes of the show! This is a perfect interpretation of all the characters in Monk, so if you like the show then you will really enjoy this book.
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