Kelly Loy Gilbert

Winner of the kid's selection ebook Awards' youngster selection Debut writer Award
Ten years in the past, Braden used to be given an indication, a promise that his kin would not disintegrate the way in which he feared.

But Braden bought it mistaken: his older brother, Trey, has been estranged from the relations for nearly as lengthy, and his father, the single dad or mum Braden has ever identified, has been accused of homicide. The arrest of Braden's father, a widely known Christian radio host has sparked nationwide media cognizance. His destiny lies in his son's fingers; Braden is the foremost witness in his father's upcoming trial.

Braden has continuously measured himself via baseball. he's the big name pitcher in his small city of Ornette, and his ninety-four mile consistent with hour pitch already has minor league scouts humming in his junior yr. Now the principles of the game that has consistently been Braden's saving grace are blurred in methods he by no means learned, and the chance of taking part in opposed to Alex Reyes, the nephew of the police officer his father is accused of killing, is haunting his each pitch.

Braden faces an most unlikely selection, person who will outline him for the remainder of his lifestyles, during this brutally sincere debut novel approximately family members, religion, and the last word attempt of conviction.

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