Even after so many stories in the series, this is a well written tale with plenty of action, humor and food. Heroic heroes and villainous villains with some other interesting characters included.
Fav show: Monk has trouble telling reality from fantasy when he meets a star of his favorite Brady Bunch like show
Foreign Man: Monk helps an African man whose wife has been murdered
UFO: Raises the question - does Monk have a belly button?
Someone Else: Monk poses as a mob hitman - can he be that tough?
Takes the Stand: Monk's neuroses hinder his testimony and let a murderer free. Should he continue to be a detective?
Yuri features British spy Michael in Washington DC
Danse enters the world of ballet in San Francisco
Witch's curse is back in Cabot Cove
Lot 7 Jessica solves a murder in Hollywood
A nice novella about Sam's brother's wedding; the rest is for the fans: an extensive list of characters with summaries of their actions in the novels up to "Dead Reckoning" (2011), a duplicate summary of all action in the short stories and novels (nice if it's been a while since you read the books and want to continue the series), recipes, trivia questions and answers, interviews with both the author and TV producer.
"Makes the playoffs" features Bob Costas
In "Bully" Monk revisits a Junior High nemesis
"Magician" features a talented magician and a very funny funeral scene
"Fights City Hall" has Monk solving 3 murders while facing his rival Harold