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True Justice (Butch Karp Series #12)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2003

    OKAY, BUT NOT THAT EXCITING

    This book was okay, but not as exciting as it sounded like it would be. In fact, if my mother hadn't recommended it to me, I wouldn't have even finished it! While it was interesting to see how 'deals' are made inside and outside of the courtroom, it didn't really hold my interest. I will probably not read another book by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2002

    A new Tanenbaum fan.

    One of the most enjoyable books that I have read. Rich, larger than life characters make you laugh, cry, and think. The extraordinary Karp family will not bore you. Even the talented family dog participates in the entertainment. In addition to the action and the mystery you will learn and you will think.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Exciting legal thriller

    The three infant deaths in Manhattan in a week all share in common that an outsider found the abandoned corpse of an unwed mother. By the third death, the media leads a public frenzy seeking to lynch someone for the rash of infanticides. The police catch all three ¿monster moms¿. They turn out to be a fourteen year old African-American who thought she had a stomach ache, a sixteen year old Puerto Rican who claimed the child was caused by rape, and a white adult who seemed retarded. The obvious target of the New York County DA is sixteen year old Lourdes Bustamente, who appears to be the only one with premeditated causes. The case is assigned to Butch Karp to prosecute. <P>Meanwhile Butch¿s wife attorney Marlene Ciampi is thinking of retiring from her work of legally protecting battered women after a recent incident turned ugly. However, a case in Delaware to defend a woman accused of murdering her infant lures Marlene back into the courtroom. <P>TRUE JUSTICE is an intriguing look at similar cases from the perspectives of the DA¿s office and the defense attorney. The plot also provides readers with an insightful look at how a tense case can impact the personal lives of the players. The story line at first appears to simply manipulate the tale to allow Ciampi¿s subplot to occur rather than flow from events. Still, Robert K. Tanenbaum makes it work through his intelligent gaze at the junction of the legal, moral, and political systems abetted by the strong relationship between the lead couple. Legal thriller fans will thrill to the latest Ciampi-Karp tale. <P>Harriet Klausner

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    Posted December 3, 2008

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