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An eleven-year-old has discovered a secret that not even an adult should know. Mark Sway, the 'little punk ', ' street savvy ' kid is on an adventure. A US state senator is dead, and Mark Sway is the only one who knows where the body is hidden. A kid who knows too much ? maybe. The FBI want him to tell them where it is at whatever cost to Mark and his family. The killer wants him silenced forever.Only one lawyer can save him from these twin threats. Together with Mark she must take on the might of the State and the wiles of a cold-blooded killer.
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The review of this Book prepared by bookworm

In the beginning of the book, Mark Sway, an eleven year old boy, witnesses a suicide. The suicidal person was a Mafia member's lawyer. The lawyer tells a secret to Mark about the murder of a Louisiana Senator. He tells him where the body is located. It is enough information to get Blade, the Mafia member, convicted. The police, the proseccution, and the FBI try to force Mark to tell them what happened. Mark knows that if he tells, the Mafia will kill him. Mark finds a lawyer named Reggie Love. He hires her for a dollar. Mark and Reggie go through many hard times trying to figure out what to do. Do they tell the cops? Do they hide it? It troubles them until Mark gets an idea. It is a crazy plan that would most likely get them killed.
The review of this Book prepared by Geoff Pears

A young boy witnesses a lawyer killing himself. Before the lawyer died he told the boy that his client killed a Senator and told him were the body was hidden. The FBI and the Mafia were after the boy to find out where the body was hidden.
The review of this Book prepared by Amarjot Biring

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Very obvious Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   investigating murder of politician(s) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Legal Thriller    -   Yes Legal Plotlets    -   investigating murder of lawyer(s)

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths

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