Counterplay, Book 18

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Atria Books, 2006 - Fiction - 433 pages
14 Reviews
Tanenbaum's last novel, "Fury," ended with a breathtaking cliff-hanger. Now readers can enjoy the exciting conclusion -- bursting with more suspenseful twists -- in his latest, "Counterplay."

When betrayal results in the cold-blooded murder of a busload of schoolchildren to accomplish the escape from custody of vicious sociopath Andrew Kane, New York District Attorney Butch Karp finds himself embroiled in a raging quest for vengeance that could cost him, his family, and thousands of others their lives. With an intensive manhunt ongoing for the fugitive Kane, Karp and long-time colleague Ray Guma open a cold case and pursue murder charges against wealthy Manhattan power broker/banker Emil Stavros, whose socialite wife disappeared nearly fifteen years earlier.

Meanwhile, Karp's wife, Marlene Ciampi, has let her fascination with her husband's lesser-known family comprised of Russian gangsters pull her into a dangerous world of Islamic terrorists, Chechen rebels, and Russian agents engaged in nefarious events straight out of today's real-world headlines.

Yet again, Robert K. Tanenbaum writes a masterful thriller involving the most memorable -- and "un-put-downable" -- stories of corruption and courtroom confrontations. "Counterplay," the latest book in the bestselling Butch Karp/Marlene Ciampi series, proves to be another full-bodied, riveting page-turner with yet another cliff-hanger not soon to be forgotten.

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Review: Counterplay (Butch Karp #18)

User Review  - Joelle - Goodreads

Good plot with a twist in the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Candace Chesler - Goodreads

I struggled through Hoax and Fury - could not finish this one. Haven't read a Tanenbaum book since. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2006)

Robert K. Tanenbaum Tanenbaum is a successful trial lawyer. He has been the Homicide Bureau Chief for the New York District Attorney's Office and Deputy Chief Counsel to the congressional committee's investigations into the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Tanenbaum's titles include "Depraved Indifference," "Reckless Endangerment," "No Lesser Plea," and his latest "True Justice." He is married and has three children.

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