Fatal Conceit: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 12, 2014 - Fiction - 448 pages
19 Reviews
A CIA chief dies under suspicious circumstances before he is about to testify about a controversial government cover-up involving a terrorist attack on the US mission in Chechnya. Butch Karp is on the case in this exciting installment to Robert K. Tanenbaum’s bestselling series.

When the CIA director is murdered, Butch Karp finds himself battling a heavyweight opponent: the US government. The national presidential election campaign’s foreign policy mantra has been that the terrorists are on the run and Bin Laden is dead. There are rumors that the CIA chief was going to deviate from the administration version of events, and that the government may have had something to do with his death. Can Karp expose the cover-up and find the Chechnyan separatists who aided the Americans at the mission and who have firsthand knowledge of the terrorist attack? Karp must also find his missing daughter, who has been taken hostage by the terrorists.

After the New York grand jury indicts the national presidential campaign chairman and the NSA spymaster for the murder of the CIA chief, Karp engages in an unforgettable courtroom confrontation with the defendants who have the full weight of the US administration, a hostile judge, and a compliant media supporting them. These sinister forces will stop at nothing to prevent Karp from bringing out the truth, even if they have to resort to murder.
  

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Review: Fatal Conceit (Butch Karp #26)

User Review  - Michele DeJong Kaiser - Goodreads

If you have a queasy feeling about the hubris of those in our government before you start the novel, it will only increase as you dive into this story. Good people and bad people are not always ... Read full review

Review: Fatal Conceit (Butch Karp #26)

User Review  - Vickie - Goodreads

I did not finish this book, it was that bad! It was unreadable. Don't even waste your time starting this book. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
11
Section 3
24
Section 4
35
Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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About the author (2014)

Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of the country’s most respected and successful trial lawyers and has never lost a felony case. He has held such prestigious positions as bureau chief of the criminal courts and homicide bureau in the New York District Attorney’s Office. He was also deputy chief counsel to the congressional committee investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Reverend Martin Luther King. He taught for several years advanced criminal procedure at his alma mater, the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. His previous works include the novels Tragic, Bad Faith, Outrage, Betrayed, and the true crime book Echoes of My Soul.

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