THROWN BY A CURVE
While the latest release in the Play-by-Play series has Burton’s hallmark quick wit and seamless writing, the characters lack the authenticity that we have come to know and love from this author. The lack of character development is not helped by an easily fixed conflict. However, it is interesting to read about a larger-than-life athlete in a vulnerable position. And longtime fans will be excited to meet characters destined to get their own stories.