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Day of the Tiger

(Carlos McCrary #5)

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Opposites attract, right? Tank Tyler is a mega-wealthy investment manager and Pro Football Hall of Famer. Al Rice, a victim of drugs and self-pity, has been a miserable failure since being kicked off the football team years ago. The two men share a sordid secret that ruined Al’s life and turned Tank’s dreams into nightmares for sixteen years, in spite of his success—a ...more
Kindle Edition, 315 pages
Published March 6th 2016 by Seven Oaks Publishing LLC
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L. S.
Jul 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Carlos McCrary is a private investigator, not a cop, thank you very much (quite possibly my favorite running gag throughout the entire novel). Hired by a millionaire, ex-NFL hotshot to help a friend, McCrary’s life just got a lot more exciting.

Now, please believe me when I say that this is, at its core, wholly a private eye novel. A modernized version, for sure, but it stays mostly true to the formula. It didn’t follow the ‘damsel in distress’ trope as much as others seem to. That was nice.
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Michelle Stanley
Jul 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery-murder
Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite

Day of the Tiger (A Carlos McCrary Novel, Volume 5) is a mystery/sleuth by Dallas Gorham. Al Rice is a drunk gambler who owes loan shark, Monster Mofett, money he can’t repay. Monster tortures him and Al asks his wealthy friend, Tank Tyler, for help. Tank hires Carlos McCrary, a P.I., to protect Al, who has disappeared, but Al’s mother, Doraleen, is in danger when Teddy, Monster’s heartless thug, pays her a visit.

Monster’s plans for Al change
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Leigh Holland
Nov 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Day of the Tiger by Dallas Gorham, 313 pages, Seven Oaks Publishing LLC, March 6th 2016, Genre: Hard-Boiled Mystery. Warning: May Contain Spoilers.

Review by Leigh Holland.

Day of the Tiger is the fifth installment of a seven book series featuring private detective Carlos McCrary. Carlos “Chuck” McCrary served his country in Iraq and Afghanistan, working to make the world a bit safer and better, and has the battle scars to prove it. Now a private detective, Chuck continues his quest to make the
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Vigilant Reader
Aug 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Title – Day of the Tiger
Author Dallas Gorham
Genre – Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
313 Amazon Pages
Rating 5 stars out of 5 Posted 8/11/2017
No. 54 - 2017

My impressions: violence, drugs, prostitutes, human trafficking, kidnapping, good cop, diabolical criminals.

Main Characters:
Carlos McCrary – ex detective, P.I.
Thomas “Tank” Tyler – retired football player, CPA, multi-millionaire.
Al Rice – destitute gambler, disgraced football player, irresponsible bum.
Doraleen Rice, Al’s mother.
Montgomery “Monster
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Mari LivTollefsonCarlson
Jun 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Day of the Tiger
Dallas Gorham
March, 2016
274 pages (followed by other book excerpts), $3.99 Kindle
Seven Oaks Press LLC
ISBN 13 978-1530435548

“Be less like a sheep and more like a tiger,” private investigator and narrator Chuck McCrary tells Al Rice, the man he’s hired to help (216). This fifth book in the McCrary series might at first seem like a typical cat and mouse chase, but it’s more than that; it’s about finding truth, finding a reason to pursue right over wrong. Al has hit rock
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Stacy Derebery
Nov 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Good Read!!

I can’t wait to read the next book. I hope the main men of the series find love while solving crime and mysteries and the married men stay alive and married. I’m hooked on series. Gotta go on to next book!!!
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IMHO
Jul 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: mystery-thriller
"Day of the Tiger", the 5th book in the Carlos McCrary
Private Eye series, was the first book I have read in this
series; it will not be my last! A Good Read!

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Nov 16, 2016 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I wrote it so of course I rate it 5 stars
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Dallas Gorham is a sixth-generation Texan and a proud Texas Longhorn, having earned a Bachelor of Business Administration at the University of Texas at Austin. He graduated in the top three-quarters of his class, maybe.

Dallas is also a reluctant Dallas Cowboy fan (Cowboy fans: You know how it is. But he has no choice… He’s named after them, sort of.) Like his fictional hero, Chuck McCrary, he now
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