Escape by Robert K. Tanenbaum audiobook

Escape

By Robert K. Tanenbaum
Read by Charles Leggett

Blackstone Publishing

The Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi Series: Book 20

22.64 Hours Unabridged
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Claiming God commanded her togruesomely murder her three small children, a radical political-scienceprofessor with a high-profile politician husband pleads insanity, leaving NewYork District Attorney Roger “Butch” Karp the arduous—and incredibly unpopular—taskof proving that she’s not. Meanwhile, an American-born jihadist detonates asuicide bomb inside a Manhattan synagogue. A harrowing question links theviolent crimes: Is there any defense for a killer who believes that committingmurder is God’s will? As Karp, his wife Marlene, theirdaughter Lucy, and a cast of eccentric accomplices begin a deadly manhunt, theyuncover an intricate terrorist plot to paralyze New York’s emergency responsesystem and cripple the economy. They must find an assassin known only as “TheSheik” before he orchestrates a bloody massacre that could devastate thecountry forever.

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Summary

Summary

Claiming God commanded her togruesomely murder her three small children, a radical political-scienceprofessor with a high-profile politician husband pleads insanity, leaving NewYork District Attorney Roger “Butch” Karp the arduous—and incredibly unpopular—taskof proving that she’s not. Meanwhile, an American-born jihadist detonates asuicide bomb inside a Manhattan synagogue. A harrowing question links theviolent crimes: Is there any defense for a killer who believes that committingmurder is God’s will?

As Karp, his wife Marlene, theirdaughter Lucy, and a cast of eccentric accomplices begin a deadly manhunt, theyuncover an intricate terrorist plot to paralyze New York’s emergency responsesystem and cripple the economy. They must find an assassin known only as “TheSheik” before he orchestrates a bloody massacre that could devastate thecountry forever.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In this riveting crime story New York District Attorney Butch Karp shines a penetrating spotlight on the insanity defense, asking where does morality end?..In a compelling narration Charles Leggett reads the quick, penetrating dialogue using a variety of ethnic accents to differentiate the array of characters. He involves the listener in the clever plot twists and glaring courtroom confrontations. Series fans will wish for more.” AudioFile
“[Tanenbaum] knows how to ratchet up suspense and write riveting courtroom [drama].” Booklist
“A fast-paced, provocative legal thriller that Tanenbaum almost has a copyright on.” Vincent Bugliosi, former Los Angeles district attorney and bestselling author of Helter Skelter

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Author Bio: Robert K. Tanenbaum

Author Bio: Robert K. Tanenbaum

Robert K. Tanenbaum is one of the country’s most respected and successful trial lawyers. Previously, he was the homicide bureau chief for the New York District Attorney’s Office and deputy chief counsel to the congressional committee investigations into the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He has taught advanced criminal procedure at the University of California, Berkeley, and conducts continuing legal education seminars in California, New York, and Pennsylvania. He is a New York Times bestselling author. Some of his works include Outrage, Betrayed, Counterplay, Fury, Hoax, and two true-crime books, The Piano Teacher: The True Story of a Psychotic Killer and Badge of the Assassin.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Thrillers/Suspense
Runtime: 22.64
Audience: Adult
Language: English