Outrage: A Novel (Butch Karp #23)
No sooner does he bask in the relief of successfully closing the case on murderous ima ...more
I was literally hooked after reading the third chapter. Though, the story really pi ...more
I enjoy Robert Tanenbaum's Butch Karp/Marlene Ciampi novels. This book was no exception. Butch Karp is a smart, no-nonsense DA who follows not only the law, but also his ethics. His wi ...more
It is always a treat to “discover” a new author. Sad but true with 20 plus books to his credit, Tanenbaum is hardly new but he is new to me. Described as a legal thriller, this book had good cops and robbers mystery aspects with some refreshing social commentary.
Butch Karp and his wife, Marlene are reoccurring characters in Tanenbaum’s books. Note this book stands alone quite well and there is no need to have read any preceding to catch up to the story. I suspect i ...more
NYC DA "Butch" Karp & Marlene Ciampi series - Mentally challenged Felix Acevedo has been arrested for a double homicide in the Columbia University Slasher case. Evidence points to Fe ...more
Tanenbaum never fails to write legal fiction that readers can relate to.
Butch and Marlene are out to get an innocent man out of jail. One of Butch’s assistant DAs’ indicted a man without verifying the evidence. Marlene is asked to represent the man or recommend someone to represent him. In the meantime, Marlene conducts her own investigation and learns the truth.
Outrage is a great read. Robert Tanenbaum is among the few authors who can actually write great legal crime thrillers.
Mel Foster does a...more