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The Good Boy

Theresa Schwegel

Edgar award winner Theresa Schwegel returns with The Good Boy, her most dramatic and emotional novel to date, a family epic that combines the hard-boiled grit of her acclaimed police thrillers with an intimate portrait of a young boy trying to follow his heart in an often heartless city. For Officer Pete Murphy, K9 duty is as much a punishment as a promotion. When a shaky arrest reignites a recent scandal and triggers a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, all eyes are on Pete as the department braces for another media firestorm. Meanwhile, Pete's eleven-year-old son Joel feels invisible. His parents hardly notice him-unless they're arguing about his "behavioral problems"-and his older sister, McKenna, has lately disappeared into the strange and frightening world of teenagerdom. About the only friend Joel has left is Butchie, his father's furry "partner." When Joel and Butchie follow McKenna to a neighborhood bully's party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive, and soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys-bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Officer Pete Murphy.

Edgar award winner Theresa Schwegel returns with The Good Boy, her most dramatic and emotional novel to date, a family epic that combines the hard-boiled grit of her acclaimed police thrillers with an intimate portrait of a young boy trying to follow his heart in an often heartless city. For Officer Pete Murphy, K9 duty is as much a punishment as a promotion. When a shaky arrest reignites a recent scandal and triggers a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, all eyes are on Pete as the department braces for another media firestorm. Meanwhile, Pete's eleven-year-old son Joel feels invisible. His parents hardly notice him-unless they're arguing about his "behavioral problems"-and his older sister, McKenna, has lately disappeared into the strange and frightening world of teenagerdom. About the only friend Joel has left is Butchie, his father's furry "partner." When Joel and Butchie follow McKenna to a neighborhood bully's party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive, and soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys-bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Officer Pete Murphy.
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Edgar award winner Theresa Schwegel returns with The Good Boy, her most dramatic and emotional novel to date, a family epic that combines the hard-boiled grit of her acclaimed police thrillers with an intimate portrait of a young boy trying to follow his heart in an often heartless city. For Officer Pete Murphy, K9 duty is as much a punishment as a promotion. When a shaky arrest reignites a recent scandal and triggers a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, all eyes are on Pete as the department braces for another media firestorm. Meanwhile, Pete's eleven-year-old son Joel feels invisible. His parents hardly notice him-unless they're arguing about his "behavioral problems"-and his older sister, McKenna, has lately disappeared into the strange and frightening world of teenagerdom. About the only friend Joel has left is Butchie, his father's furry "partner." When Joel and Butchie follow McKenna to a neighborhood bully's party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive, and soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys-bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Officer Pete Murphy.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Luke Daniels

Length:

12h 14m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:35


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

54:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

32:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

25:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

09:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:43


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

20:56


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

27:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

15:19


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:42


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

22:22


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:20


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:18


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

19:18


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

20:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

20:29


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

44:39


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:17


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

20:06


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

26:39


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

33:55


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

16:47


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

24:53


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

10:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:58


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

00:53