A Farewell to Legs: An Aaron Tucker Mystery

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Bancroft Press, Nov 1, 2003 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Work-at-home dad, devoted husband, aspiring screenwriter -- all ways to describe the unwilling sleuth Aaron Tucker, whom one re-viewer dubbed a combination of "Bart Simpson and James Bond." In A Farewell to Legs, the second installment of the Aaron Tucker Mystery Series, Aaron is back on the trail again, this time trying to ferret out the murderer of a former classmate, a D.C. lobbyist whose enemies finally stick it to him, literally -- with a six-inch steak knife. The deceased leaves behind a bombshell of a widow, a hidden bankroll of $13 million, and a cloud of political controversy, all of which lead Aaron to a barrel of red herrings. But in the life of Aaron Tucker, one mystery is never enough (though he'd be quick to tell you otherwise). He's also been dele-gated the odious task of tracking down Buzbee School's secret stink-bomber, and his wife, the beautiful attorney Abby Stein, is being stalked by a former client. All in a day's work for the 5'4" freelance writer, who, as procrastinator extraordinaire, would rather be doing anything but investigating.
  

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User Review  - bookswoman - LibraryThing

The second in the Aaron Tucker mysteries is just as funny and just as fun as the first. "Legs" is a nickname and you'll get the reason for his farewell - eventually. Cohen is good at making you guess, and at misdirecting you so you are surprised at the ending. Read full review

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User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

Started reading this on a whim and was hooked and stayed with it. It is highly readable and a page turner. I would recommend this book - not the book of the year, but great entertainment value and Jeffrey Cohen is funny, witty and in touch with modern trends. Read full review

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JEFFREY COHEN: A Farewell to Legs
Jeffrey Cohen is the author of the Aaron Tucker Mysteries and nonfiction books about Asperger's Syndrome
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About the author (2003)

Jeffrey Cohen has been a full-time freelance writer/reporter for 16 years, and has written more than 20 feature-length screenplays. His work has been published in The New York Times, TV Guide, and Entertainment Weekly, among many others, and his screenplays have been optioned by Jim Henson Productions, CBS, and Gross-Weston Productions, among others. A graduate of Rutgers, he lives in New Jersey, with his wife and two children. A Farewell to Legs is his second novel, a follow-up to Aaron Tuckers debut in For Whom The Minivan Rolls.

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