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UP A TREE: A Novel

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“A perfect...Mark Twain-style...Tom and Huck for the 21st century.” - Kirkus Reviews

“True the finest American tradition.” - Kirkus Reviews

“If I’d known it was a full moon that night, I never would have crossed Crane Swamp, pirates or not. It all made sense when we saw that moon.”

The trouble begins for young Ruby Finn Heckler and his best friend Quinn after
Hardcover, 321 pages
Expected publication: February 2nd 2021 by Bogie Road Publishing
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Richard Brock
Oct 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
FROM THE AUTHOR: UP A TREE is the forced FBI testimony of a young boy named Ruby Heckler, a hard-scrabble orphan from a tiny town in the Adirondack Mountains who “accidentally” runs away from home and stumbles into the middle of a combustible national conflict. Ruby doesn’t want to be there with the police, telling his “rotten story,” but they’re making him, so he’ll give them exactly what they’re asking for: the truth, the whole truth, so help him God—like it or not. He’s our unfiltered twelve- ...more
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Richard M. Brock is the independent author of Cross Dog Blues—an Amazon Kindle best seller in historical fiction and historical thrillers with a 4.7-star average reader review. From Kirkus Reviews: “Brock’s prose is a perfect blend of Mark Twain-style color undercut by modern humor.” “True the finest American tradition.”
UP A TREE is his second novel.

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