Recruiting Murder, Frank Lazarus

Lenny Goldstein & his company, Future Stars, evaluate high school and collegiate basketball talent and sell their rankings to colleges and NBA teams respectively.

From its humble beginnings in 1975, Future Stars had grown into a behemoth; with fifteen NBA teams and seventy-eight colleges paying subscriptions for his rankings.

Lenny is semi-retired these days, with his son and son-in-law running the business until he gets a call from an old buddy in Newport News, who wants him to come look at a high school kid , Lincoln Anderson in Emporia, Virginia. He believes this Anderson kid has been overlooked by everyone, including Future Stars.

Concurrently, Lenny gets a call from an old buddy, the iconic coach of Duke University, to see what he knows about the college decision of Tyler Longenecker, Future Star’s #5 ranked high school senior from a premier prep school in the tony Boston suburbs.

All seems to be going on script until graduation, when both Lincoln and Tyler are involved with a death and a roofie rape. Suddenly, Lenny’s getting calls about both kids.

Lincoln’s family is related to James McNeil in Philly and they call him for help. James and his buddy, Detective Vernon Brown of the Philly PD, jump into the car and head South on I-95.

Can the two Sleuths from The Murder Gambit and The Phenom put these two puzzles together before college starts in September?

Recruiting Murder is a thrilling novel that is the perfect novel for those looking to be taken on a dark, twisty-turny but compelling journey. The story the reader will encounter in Recruiting Murder is shocking but also sensational. As I read the book I noticed that the story is shrouded in a tremendous amount of mystery, secrecy, and suspense and the reader will not be able to guess where the plot is going at all and that is thanks to the talented author Frank Lazarus and how thrilling his literature is and how incredible his ability to keep his reader guessing from beginning to end is.

Recruiting Murder is a brilliant and thrilling novel that will take you on a story of twists and turns that you won’t see coming! Recruiting Murder is an incredible novel that will introduce the reader to Lenny Goldstein and his company, Future Stars – a company that evaluates high school and collegiate basketball talent and sells their rankings to both colleges and NBA teams with great success.

Lenny, many years later is now semi-retired but he receives a call from an old friend who wants him to look at a high school student called Lincoln Anderson. Lenny also receives a call about Tyler Longenecker, and what information can be shared about him with the coach of Duke University however these two talented players’ lives, along with Lenny’s will be turned upside down when both Lincoln and Tyler are involved in the death and a roofie rape. The reader will follow Lenny as his world is turned upside down as he must enlist the help of James McNeil and his friend James to solve this mystery along and what follows is a shocking journey that shouldn’t be missed!

The story of Recruiting Murder is well-developed with many layers that are all intricately well-developed as well as intriguing. The multiple layers throughout Recruiting Murder, are fascinating and will have readers minds racing with thoughts as the reader is compelled to think about what will happen. As I read Recruiting Murder I loved the feeling of being challenged; I liked having to invest myself fully in the story as I tried to think about the story and predict the events.

Frank Lazarus is an incredible author because he manages to pull the reader into the novel, captivate them, and compel them to read from beginning to end and Frank Lazarus does this by lacing twists and turns throughout his book which will keep readers on edge. I tried to predict the plot many times, but Lazarus’s story is so unpredictable that I could never once guess it correctly! The fact that the plot is so unpredictable makes it enthralling from beginning to end, and this is all thanks to the genius writer Frank Lazarus.

Recruiting Murder is incredibly captivating thanks to its incredible suspense and mystery laced throughout the book as well as the author’s stellar writing that compelled me to read from the very beginning. Frank Lazarus can only be described as a literary talent as he knows how to captivate his readers from the start. Lazarus is a writer who does not hold back, he thrusts his readers into the thick of the drama very early on, and he keeps them turning the pages thanks to his excellent descriptive powers.

The writing laced throughout this book can only be described as compelling thanks to the glorious descriptions of the places and the characters the reader encounters. The readability of Frank Lazarus’s book is terrific, and the reader will find themselves turning the pages into the early hours of the morning… I know I did!

Overall Recruiting Murder is a stunning piece of fiction that will thrill and excite its readers, and so I have no choice but to award this brilliant book five stars! If you are a reader who is looking to get lost in a fascinating thriller, then this book is definitely for you so please, do not miss out on the opportunity of reading this superb book!

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