Mr. Monk Helps Himself

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mr. Monk Helps Himself
First edition 2013 hard cover
Author Hy Conrad
Country United States
Language English
Series Monk mystery novel series
Genre Mystery novel
Publisher Signet Books
Publication date
June 4, 2013
Media type Print (hardcover)
Preceded by Mr. Monk Gets Even
Followed by Mr. Monk Gets on Board

Mr. Monk Helps Himself is the sixteenth novel based on the television series Monk. It was published on June 4, 2013. Like the other novels, the story is narrated by Natalie Teeger, Monk's assistant. It is the first novel in the series to be written by Hy Conrad.[1]

Plot summary[edit]

Adrian Monk decides that it is time for Natalie Teeger to become a private detective to better aid him when solving cases. However, they come to a disagreement when Natalie wants to take the case of a woman whose apparent suicide starts to look like murder and Monk is more interested in a clown killed by poisoned money.[2]

List of characters[edit]

Characters from the television series[edit]


  1. ^ "Reviewer's Bookwatch: Gary's Bookshelf". Midwest Book Review. July 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Mr. Monk Helps Himself -- Hy Conrad". Bill Crider. 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2014-01-09.