Order of Butch Karp & Marlene Ciampi Books
Butch Karp & Marlene Ciampi are the protagonists in a legal thriller series by American novelist Robert K. Tanenbaum. Roger “Butch” Karp is the Criminal Courts Bureau chief for the New York District Attorney’s Office and Marlene Ciampi is the Assistant District Attorney. The series starts off in the 1970s and is of course set in New York City.
Tanenbaum began his Karp & Ciampi series in 1987 with the novel No Lesser Plea. The series is currently ongoing. The series was ghostwritten by Michael Gruber up until 2003’s Resolved. Since then, other writers such as Wendy Walker and Espey Jackson have been credited. Below is a list of Robert K. Tanenbaum’s Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi books in order of wehn they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):