Search Results: "Robert K. Fitts"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2012

"Occasionally dry but mostly colorful examination of an early meeting of international sports, culture and celebrity."
A detailed look at the 1934 tour of Japan by an All-Star team of American baseball players including Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. Read full book review >

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TRUE JUSTICE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Think of a '58 Chrysler, chunky with chrome and tailfins, but grounded finally by the kind of moral and spiritual reflection about the law most legal thrillers would get thrown out on a technicality."
A pair of Monster Moms take center stage in the latest legal whirlwind for New York Chief Assistant D.A. Butch Karp and his fearless wife Marlene Ciampi. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"A poignant, liberating memoir-recognizable for many and liberating for most."
A formerly closeted man blows the lid off of his homosexuality “like gangbusters.” Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

"Unfocused and as much about Scarborough's milieu as the man himself, but still a colorful rendering of the hard men (and women) who thrived on the frontier. (Photos.)"
The life and times of one of the more modest frontier gunmen, and his sizable role in the taming of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories, by Wild West biographer DeArment (Knights of the Green Cloth, 1982—not reviewed). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ABSOLUTE RAGE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 13, 2002

"Otherwise: Butch and Marlene's 14th outing (Enemy Within, 2001, etc.) is among their most straightforward, with Lucy's budding romance with Dan Heeney practically the only trace of the family's normally teeming byways."
New York City may be a jungle for chief assistant DA Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi, retired from her private-security firm to train serious guard dogs, but they find the hills of West Virginia just as violent. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

IRRESISTIBLE IMPULSE by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 3, 1997

"Fans hooked on Tanenbaum's mastery of detail and his gripping way with every single plotline won't care that this time his three-ring circus lacks a true headliner. (Literary Guild/Mystery Guild main selections)"
A serial killer who preys on elderly black women is only the main course in this smorgasbord of homicides—some proposed, some already disposed —for Butch Karp and his wife Marlene Ciampi. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2002

"Action-packed descriptions of modern air combat combined with detailed tactical analysis: an intriguing account for general readers as well as valuable for military specialists."
Former Air Force officer Wilcox (Wings of Fury, 1997, etc.) depicts the aerial teamwork and harrowing exploits of the Navy's Black Aces squadron during the 1999 air war over Kosovo. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ECHOES OF MY SOUL by Robert K. Tanenbaum
Released: June 1, 2013

"An intriguing saga that should have been better presented."
A former New York prosecuting attorney and prolific novelist recounts miscarriages of justice on the way to solving a highly publicized 1963 double murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BAD FAITH by Robert K. Tanenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 5, 2012

"The book has its share of entertaining oddities, but they aren't enough to make it more than a run-of-the-mill thriller."
The latest installment in Tanenbaum's long-running Karp-Ciampi series (Escape, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 2003

"Hardly a page-turner, but a vivid account that will satisfy anyone with an interest in the Great War."
A monumental study of the maritime aspects of WWI, drawing on a great cast of characters and revisiting little-known battles and watery tombs. Read full book review >