New York Times bestselling
author Robert K. Tanenbaum takes legal suspense to dramatic new heights when
his hero, District Attorney Butch Karp, goes up against a ruthless union leader
with too much power, too many secrets, and too many enemies to silence—or kill.
Prizefighter tough. Street-hustler smart. Pit-bull vicious.
Longshoremen’s union leader Charlie Vitteli is like a cold-blooded villain
straight out of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Busting heads on the docks of New York as a brash union organizer, taking no
prisoners as the newest president of the North American Brotherhood of
Stevedores, Vitteli clawed his way to the top of the heap—and no one’s going to
take him down now. Not if they value their lives.
Vince Carlotta, the union boss’ fiercest rival, has
accused Vitteli of embezzlement, election rigging, and other abuses. He even
called him a crook at a union meeting. Now Carlotta is just another corpse on
the waterfront, allegedly gunned down by an armed robber. It doesn’t take a
genius to figure out that Vitteli is somehow involved. But proving it is a whole
Enter District Attorney Butch Karp and his wife, Marlene
Ciampi. Drawn into the case by a friend who manages the East Village Women’s
Shelter, Marlene speaks to the abused girlfriend of a man who may or may not
have been hired to kill Carlotta. Marlene follows her lead to three different
assassins contracted for the hit. But connecting them to Vitteli and proving it
in court could be the death of anyone who tries—unless Karp can uncover the one
tragic flaw that could bring down the curtain on this Shakespearean villain
once and for all.
Packed with ingenious twists, diabolical turns, and shocking
revelations, Tragic is Robert K.
Tanenbaum at his page-turning best. Download and start listening now!