Mean Streak

by Richard Dean Rosen | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0802733662 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingHARRIETwing of Morrow, Georgia USA on 12/2/2001
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Journal Entry 1 by wingHARRIETwing from Morrow, Georgia USA on Sunday, December 2, 2001
Harvey Blisberg was once a good outfielder for the Providence Jewels. After retiring he became a private investigator until all the evil he witnessed threatened to turn him into a madman. He quit to become a motivational speaker, but gave up on that too because he did not believe his own words.

Harvey accepts a job as bodyguard to Jewel’s superstar Moss Cooley, a black man closing in on Joe DiMaggio’s once unbreakable hitting record. The excellent baseball player has (not surprisingly) begun receiving hate mail but there is one death threat that worries team officials because they think that someone is very serious about harming Moss. As he watches over his client, Harvey realizes that this is not about breaking a record by a black man, but is about Moss and someone connected to him. Harvey places himself in peril by following the serpentine trail from Moss to his tormentor.

Baseball fans are going to love this exciting sports mystery that stars an endearing curmudgeon as a hero. The action is fast-paced and the characters, especially Harvey and Moss, feel genuine. With MEAN STREET, RD Rosen hits a home run to rival that of Maz.

Harriet Klausner

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