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Scott J. Holliday

Privately Published

c/o Smith Publicity

1930 E Marlton Pike, Suite I-46

Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

9780988555433, $9.99, 326 pp.,

Synopsis: Jacob Duke has come back to Braketon---a sleepy, backwoods town bordering Dover, the mental institution where he spent his formative years. Jacob's intention is to enjoy Braketon's woods and water for the first time as a free man, but he soon discovers that Dover isn't through with him yet. Driven by a curse that compels him to grant any wish he hears, Jacob is drawn back into his disturbing former life by a young boy's desire to see his own father dead. Complicating things is the irresistible and erratic Lori Nelson, who continues to put new boyfriends in Jacob's path, along with Motown, Jacob's friend from his years at Dover, who carries a secret that rocks Jacob's foundation and...

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