The Setup Man

The Setup Man

A Novel

Book - 2014
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Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher with the perfect retirement plan--he moonlights as a private investigator. Major League Baseball, as it turns out, is a prime source of employment for a philosophically inclined, discreet detective who has both the brains and the brawn to handle the unique problems of professional athletes. What sounds like the standard story of a pro athlete's marriage gone sour quickly turns into the most dangerous case of Adcock's second career when a teammate is killed in a car accident. The investigation draws Adcock into a deadly ring of murder, porn, Mexican cartels, and a conspiracy that threatens to become the biggest scandal to hit baseball since HGH and steroids
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385538459
0385538456
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 22 cm

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Johnny Adcock is winding down his career as a Major League Baseball player, and developing a new one as a private investigator. When a teammate tells him about a problem he has with his wife, Johnny thinks it’s the usual story of an athlete’s marriage on the rocks. However, when Johnny starts d... Read More »


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