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Bleachers
by John Grisham Details
High school all-American Neely Crenshaw might have been the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and now Neely and his former teammates have come home to bury Coach Eddie Rake, the man who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable football team. As "Rake's boys" sit in the bleachers and reminisce, they can't decide whether they love Eddie Rake...or hate him.
Deal Breaker
by Harlan Coben Details
Sports agent Myron Bolitar finds himself playing detective when his star quarterback gets a phone call from his girlfriend, who is missing and presumed murdered. Before he knows it, Myron is in over his head, and the stakes are higher than ever.
Playing for Pizza
by John Grisham Details
Rick Dockery was the third-string quaterback for the Cleveland Browns. With a 17-point lead and just minutes to go in the AFL championship game, Rick provided what was arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he became a national laughingstock and was immediately cut by the Browns. Now his best option is to be a starting quarterback for the Panthers of Parma, Italy. Rick reluctantly agrees to play for the Panthers and heads overseas. He has never been to Europe and doesn't understand a word of Italian. To say that Italy holds a few surprises for Rick would be quite an understatement.
Sudden Death
by David Rosenfelt Details
Rich, funny lawyer Andy Carpenter is hired to defend a New York Giants running back accused of murdering a New York Jets wide receiver. At first, it looks like Carpenter and his client have no hope, but then the lawyer's investigating proves that the case is more complicated than anyone thought.
The Draft
by Wil Mara Details
Things are looking good for the Baltimore Ravens, thanks to their talented star quarterback. But when he is injured, they have have to suddenly rethink their entire draft strategy.
Updated 07/01/2016
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