Dirty South by Ace Atkins

By Ace Atkins

A gritty and atmospheric mystery through a skilled younger author. Tulane professor and challenge solver Nick Travers is minding his personal company while a chum from his collage soccer days asks a favour. Teddy Paris is a checklist manufacturer and his largest rap megastar, a child from the tasks named Alias, wishes support. a person has ripped off Alias's resources. constantly able to bail out a blood brother, Nick dives in, however the nearer he will get to unmasking the villain, the extra chance he unleashes till his personal lifestyles is at the line.

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Annie trotted over with the tennis ball and dropped it against my leg. I took the slobbery ball, tossed it about thirty yards, and she took off for it. ” He just watched me. ” Woods walked closer. ” “I’m a friend of Teddy Paris. ” he said, smiling. He squinted into the sun behind my head as Annie looped back and dropped the ball by my foot. Out in the field, the team still kept the old-school goalposts that were shaped like an H. They reminded me of a field with high grass in south Alabama where my dad coached.

He was about forty and black. Wore a crewneck T that said kennedy d-line. like a rock. ” He kept his hair short and it had started to turn gray at the temples. Annie trotted over with the tennis ball and dropped it against my leg. I took the slobbery ball, tossed it about thirty yards, and she took off for it. ” He just watched me. ” Woods walked closer. ” “I’m a friend of Teddy Paris. ” he said, smiling. He squinted into the sun behind my head as Annie looped back and dropped the ball by my foot.

I still remembered when he was a nappy-haired kid who shagged balls at training camp for our kickers. Now he was a hardened man. I noticed a bulge in the right side of his denim coat. ” “A man who conned my boy out of 500 grand,” Teddy said. ” “Sorry, man,” I said. ” Malcolm looked at his brother and put a hand on his shoulder before walking back to his Hummer with an exaggerated limp. “Some Angola-hard punk gave me twenty-four, brother,” Teddy said. ” 3 AFTER TEDDY DROPPED THE NEWS, we decided there wasn’t a hell of a lot of time for soul food at Dunbar’s.

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