Escape

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Vanguard Press, Apr 29, 2008 - Fiction - 288 pages
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Escape is a classic encounter between the forces of good and evil in human form that asks, and answers, questions of how to deal with supposedly “God-inspired” acts of murder and mayhem. In a riveting trial of garish courtroom confrontations, newly elected New York District Attorney Karp battles the “insanity of the insanity defense,” as he tries to make Jessica Campbell, a rabble-rousing political science professor at NYU, pay for the murder of her three children. While Campbell claims that God told her to “send her three children to Him,” it is up to Karp to prove that she was fully aware of the nature and consequences of her actions. Meanwhile, an Islamic terrorist, The Sheik, and his homegrown suicidal “jihadis” hatch a plan, a spectacular outrage to occur in Manhattan’s heartland, that if successful could destroy the economy of the United States and the world. Standing between the terrorist Sheik and his diabolical scheme are Butch’s wife, Marlene Ciampi, a private detective focused on protecting women from abusers; the couple’s daughter, Lucy, who has joined a secretive anti-terrorist organization; and a wonderfully eccentric-but effective-group of crime fighters as has ever graced the pages of a book.
 

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User Review  - kat22 - Borders

While I have always enjoyed reading RT books and following the everyday adventures of Butch Karp, I was very disappointed with the use of such discriptive and horrifying details of a mother's bruital killing of her 3 children. And are we done with reading about terriorists?? Read full review

Escape

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In bestseller Tanenbaum's improbable 20th Butch Karp legal thriller (after Malice), Karp, the New York County District Attorney, is as usual juggling multiple challenges?including the prosecution of ... Read full review

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Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of the country’s most respected and successful trial lawyers. He has never lost a felony case. He has held such prestigious positions as homicide bureau chief for the New York District Attorney’s Office and deputy chief counsel to the congressional committee investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has taught Advanced Criminal Procedure at the University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall Law School, conducts continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for practicing lawyers in California, New York, and Pennsylvania, and is the USA Today and New York Times bestselling author of eighteen novels, including Malice, Counterplay, Fury, Hoax, Absolute Rage, Enemy Within, and True Justice.

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