By Robert K. Tanenbaum
In vintage Robert Tanenbaum kind, COUNTERPLAY choices up correct the place FURY left off - hitting the floor working, actually, with corrupt, would-be mayor Andrew Kane escaping from legal. Kane, after all, has designs on killing Butch Karp and his relatives. for this reason, it truly is no shock that COUNTERPLAY starts off with the Karp relations scrambling to conjure a potential plan to address the get away. What they do not know is that Andrew Kane's technique is to hitch forces with a terrorist team and arrange an enormous assault in big apple urban. once more, Tanenbaum writes a masterful mystery related to the main memorable - and un-putdownable - corruption and court confrontations. COUNTERPLAY, the most recent publication within the bestselling Butch Karp/Marlene Ciampi sequence, proves to be one other full-bodied, riveting page-turner.
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Counterplay by Robert K. Tanenbaum