The Flint Renaissance Kings are a basketball team made up of Flint’s best twelve-year-old ballers. Rufus Barker is a retired Jazz musician, who moved from New York City to Flint, Michigan.The King’s players and Mr. Rufus form a special bond based on their mutual interest in history, music, and poetry.When Mr. Rufus disappears, it devastates the Kings who are still weary from living through the Flint Water Crisis. But, giving up hope on finding the beloved Mr. Rufus is not a choice for the Kings.Will the Kings realize, in time, that the courage it takes to live in Flint is precisely the courage they will need to find Mr. Rufus?With plenty of drama on and off the court, this book is perfect for readers that love smart, fast-paced fiction.
The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries is quite simply one of the most exciting, incredible, mystery books I have ever read. The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries has astounded me; I enjoyed every single moment of the book because it was by far a perfect read. The wonderful author of the novel, Maxine C. Briggs, is a true literary talent because the author managed to captivate and enthrall from the very beginning.
The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Rufus Baker, a retired Jazz Musician living in Flint, Michigan. It is here that Rufus, will meet The Flint Renaissance Kings basketball team and form a strong bond with them. However one day, very shockingly Rufus Barker vanishes and it is up to the Kings, to find him and this book lovers is the premise of this incredible book!
The story of The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries is a sensational one because it encompasses everything good about literature. It has an outlandish, brave plot, enthralling characters, and an incredibly well thought out backstory that will keep the reader wanting to read for hours on end. The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries is a unique and special book; it is exceptional for the apparent reasons… that it encompasses everything great about the written word, but it is unique because of the plot.
Maxine C. Briggs, the author does an incredible job of piecing together mystery with exciting basketball moments and seamlessly integrates themes into one book of intrigue. Briggs is a phenomenal writer because the author is dedicated to her work as well as passionate. Briggs’s passion for the written word shines off the page and into the reader’s mind; her sometimes lengthy, beautiful descriptions will send the readers mind into visual overdrive, the reader will be able to perfectly imagine every detail the reader comes across and that in my opinion, is a sign of a talented author.
To conclude my thoughts on the brilliant piece of literature that is The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries; I would say if you are looking for a read that is unlike anything you have read… a read that will keep you entertained for hours on end as well as enthrall you then this incredible book is for you! The Flint Renaissance Kings Basketball Mysteries gets five stars from me!
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