Echoes of My Soul

Kensington Publishing Corp.
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From a New York Times–bestselling author: An account of the murder case and coerced confession that led to the birth of Miranda rights—“Unfailingly riveting” (Vincent Bugliosi).
 
It was a muggy summer day in 1963 when Janice Wylie and Emily Hoffert were murdered in their apartment on New York City’s Upper East Side. Months passed before police arrested George Whitmore Jr., and he confessed to the crime. But his incarceration would entail a host of shocking law enforcement missteps and cover-ups.
 
In this insider account, attorney and New York Times–bestselling author Robert K. Tanenbaum delivers a page-turning, real-life thriller about this historic case—from the brutal crime to the wrenching conviction, which forever reformed the American justice system. Echoes of My Soul chronicles both the infamous “Career Girls Murders” and the aftermath that ultimately led to the Supreme Court’s Miranda decision, as well as the abolition of the death penalty in New York State.
 
This is “the most powerful story of American justice in our time”—a true account of two brutal murders, the innocent man convicted of the crime, and the young DA who refused to give up until justice was served (Linda Fairstein).
 
“Thrilling and insightful.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“Many of the elements of the narrative are inherently fascinating: the circumstances of the crimes in Manhattan and Brooklyn, the police investigations, the prosecutors’ deliberations and the courtroom dramatics . . . A nonfiction murder mystery, an intriguing saga.” —Kirkus Reviews
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First in the New York Times–bestselling series: Two district attorneys go up against a brilliant killer in this “exceptionally good” legal thriller (Publishers Weekly).
 
The plan was simple: When the manager carries the bags of money out of the supermarket, Mandeville Louis will be waiting with a shotgun. He’ll kill the manager, kill the guard, and cruise away. But when Louis’s driver shows up late, he’s forced to improvise—and the result is a disaster. He storms a liquor store, killing two and leaving a trail the cops have no trouble following. But even behind bars, Mandeville Louis won’t go down without a fight.
 
An expert in legal procedure, Louis has never met a loophole too small to shimmy through. He’s going to bob and weave his way into a plea bargain and back onto the streets—unless Butch Karp can stop him. A firebrand assistant district attorney who’s just been assigned to Homicide, he wants to make an example of Louis. With the help of the brilliant Marlene Ciampi, Karp intends to break Mandeville Louis—and strike a blow for justice.
 
Written by a legendary prosecuting attorney, No Lesser Plea is a perfect introduction to this saga of life in gritty 1970s New York.
 
No Lesser Plea is the 1st book in the Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi series, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
 
“Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi are the most interesting pair of characters in the suspense genre today.” —Chicago Tribune
 
“An attorney himself, Tanenbaum has infused this book with a strong collection of characters, a raunchy energy that crackles in the out-of-office lawyer talk and a basic sense of outrage at a system that is failing miserably.” —Publishers Weekly
Tanenbaum's done it again: Resolved is a complex, suspenseful tale of justice in the Big Apple, as a vengeful and sadistic killer sets his sights on the man who put him away -- New York Chief Assistant District Attorney Butch Karp.
The fifteenth installment in Robert K. Tanenbaum's blistering New York Times bestselling series sees Karp up against one of his most frightening tests, and the stakes have never been higher. A convicted killer named Felix Tighe has escaped from prison and has vowed to hunt down and execute the NYPD detectives who arrested him years ago. But there's more -- Tighe's also planning a fight to the death with Chief Assistant District Attorney Butch Karp, the man who put him away.
Felix Tighe's laser-focused, obsessive hatred of Karp has simmered during his prison confinement, where he has spent time with Feisal Abdel Ridwan, a radical Islamic fundamentalist -- and their sordid connection only fuels his loathing of Karp. Now out of prison, with an assumed identity, and dangerously seeking payback, Felix stalks Karp to the very heart of his family as he plans a demonic assault on Karp's daughter, Lucy.
Rippling with action, and full of Tanenbaum's trademark twists and turns, Resolved is a must-read novel which roils with post 9-11 malevolence and searing New York scenes. As Karp faces his toughest assignment yet -- and with his fearless and complex private detective wife Marlene Ciampi at his side -- Resolved builds to an almost unbearable climax at Karp's "office," Manhattan's central courthouse.
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Publisher
Kensington Publishing Corp.
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Published on
May 27, 2014
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Pages
273
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ISBN
9780786034949
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Law Enforcement
True Crime / General
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