Now in mass market from the New York Times bestselling author-a mesmerizing thriller where life and death are played out against the backdrop of America's favorite pastime. Forced to retire from his job as a scout for the Yankees, Jack Barrett is just getting by in a small Florida town when his daughter drags him to watch the local minor-league game. It's a night that will change his life. Jack spots a remarkable player whose amazing natural skill on the field is overshadowed by his bad attitude and solitary habits. But the young man has a secret that will put all of Jack's plans-and maybe even his life-in jeopardy. Suspenseful and surprising, this tightly wrought tale proves Stephen Frey to be a true master of page-turning fiction.