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Summary

Atlanta sports writer Cal Murphy travels deep into the Louisiana bayou to investigate the mysterious death of a five-star high school football recruit in the small town of Saint-Parran. What he finds is a sinister secret hidden beneath a tussle between boosters from two major college football programs fighting for the services of another local recruit. In pursuit of a story that will reinvigorate his writing career - and save his marriage - Murphy uncovers a deadly secret and must decide how far he's willing to go to reveal the truth that could undermine the integrity of the sport.

©2014 Green E-Books, LLC (P)2014 Jack Patterson

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Thoroughly enjoyed this book, great story and well read. Cal Murphy is an interesting character, for sure

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  • B.McGrath
  • 13-07-21

vigilante south

This story infuriated me the more I listened. The vigilante justice made me sick,along with all the backdoor deals. Lynette was a poor excuse for a mother,but her kids were better than she ever could be. Thankfully the apples fell far from that rotten tree. I felt helpless and hopeless for the
waste and manipulation of the young kids. I didn't like the way it ended and wanted justice for those wronged. I voluntarily listened to a free copy of this and am giving an honest review. The narrator did a great job bringing it to life.

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  • Ellen Oceanside
  • 29-03-21

Excellent

Recruiting these 2 high school men turns deadly. It turns to be ruthless when one says he will and then declines. Love his books and even if you don’t like football. The plot with young men lives at stake will capture one’s attention. With good narration.
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