Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery

Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery

by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, Jere Smith
Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery

Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery

by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith, Jere Smith



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It is the summer of 2007, a couple of hours before the start of a Red Sox doubleheader. As the players congregate in the Fenway clubhouse, they hear an odd, compelling sound coming from the direction of the interview room. Turns out, someone got there before. Jason Varitek opens the door and finds an abandoned baby.
The infant is rushed to Deaconess Medical Center where the nurses name him Baby Ted Williams, what else?
Within a few days, a minor league pitcher from the Dominican with an unhittable fastball and pinpoint control goes missing. His agent is being blackmailed; so what is it about the player that no one should know? Then the body of a young woman who lives in the shadow of Fenway Park turns up in the Back Bay fens. She has recently given birth.
Enter Rocky Patel, Boston Homicide Detective First Grade, ordered to connect the dots. Joining him out of left field, an anonymous Red Sox blogger who knows more than he should. His alarming blog posts and the ensuing "comments" force the investigation into a dizzying race against time.
DIRTY WATER lays bare a shocking revelation about major league baseball that manifests itself in deadly greed where money reigns and corrupts, and where innocent bystanders--the 2007 World Champion Red Sox--must rise to the heroics and strength they demonstrate on the playing field.
The story will hold you spellbound and will stay with you long after you reach the shattering conclusion. And if you're a Sox fan you'll love returning to the team that showed everyone the Sox could do it again!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151555869
Publisher: Hall of Fame Press
Publication date: 04/06/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 245
File size: 905 KB

About the Author

Mary-Ann Tirone Smith was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut, and has lived in Connecticut all her life except for the two years she served as a Peace Corps volunteer on Mt. Cameroon, an active volcano rising 14,000 feet above the West African equatorial sea. She graduated from Central Connecticut State University, and spent a semester “abroad” at the East-West Center, University of Hawaii.
She has published eight novels, and collaborated on a ninth with her son, Jere Smith. Her tenth book was the memoir, GIRLS OF TENDER AGE, selected a community read by several cities and towns, and is an ongoing favorite of book discussion groups. Her novels and memoir have been reprinted in seven foreign languages, and in paperback, audio and ebook editions. Her short stories and essays have been included in several collections. She is one of one hundred writers who contributed to a collection of short-short stories, poems, script excerpts and essays: DIRTY WORDS: A LITERARY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SEX.
Her fourth novel, MASTERS OF ILLUSION: A NOVEL OF THE GREAT CIRCUS FIRE, has been optioned for a film by Amazon Studios. The book is out of print but will be available in an e-book edition soon.
She has taught fiction writing at Fairfield University and participated at Writing Seminars throughout the country. She was guest-teacher-writer at the University of Ireland, Galway, and on the Aran Islands. She served as a judge for the Connecticut Center for the Book Awards. She was awarded the Diana Bennet Writing Fellowship at the Black Mountain Institute, UNLV, where she began work on a Civil War novel just completed: THE HONOURED GUEST: ANNE ALGER CRAVEN, WITNESS TO SUMTER, IN HER WORDS.
She is presently working on a new memoir, MY DECOLLETAGE HAS A SCAR.
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