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The Setup Audiobook

The Setup: A Short Story

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Publisher's Summary

When a star running back is gunned down by a cop with a questionable history, the city of L.A. is on the verge of a racial explosion. Enter a lawyer who comes to the cop's defense...but a desire for justice has nothing to do with it.

©2011 Pamela Samuels Young (P)2012 Pamela Samuels Young

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    R. Pontiflet Fairfield, CA USA 05-23-17
    R. Pontiflet Fairfield, CA USA 05-23-17 Member Since 2015

    retired writer

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    "A Police Shooting Amongst Racial Unrest"

    This story moves rapidly into the account of a defense attorney who covets the publicity the high profile murder case could bring him when he takes on the defense of a cop with a questionable past.

    Drugs and a dirty cop along with racial tension set the tone of this story. It left me wanting to hear the story developed into a full unabridged novel because the plot was captivating and suspenseful. I would not normally bother with short stories, but Pamela Samuels Young stories are very interesting and hold my attention so well that I ordered the three shorts available on audible.

    R.C Bray is one of my favorite narrators. He is a fantastic narrator of these novels.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Wayne Matthews, NC 04-18-16
    Wayne Matthews, NC 04-18-16 Member Since 2017

    I am a husband/dad/granddad who loves books. My reviews are my subjective opinions. My hope is they will help others make buying decisions.

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    "Well written and well narrated short story!"

    The Setup story is superb. I have two of Pamela Samuels Young's full length novels in my Audible library that I look forward to reading. RC Bray's narration is excellent as always. I continue to think of him as a SciFi narrator, but he does mysteries very, very well.

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    B. Virginia, United States 04-23-15
    B. Virginia, United States 04-23-15 Member Since 2017

    Never live your life by committee...

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    "Seems incomplete"
    What made the experience of listening to The Setup the most enjoyable?

    The narration and concept was nice, I was getting wrapped in, then... nothing....


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I would have completed it... I mean the story was developing but was suddenly over. And, all that was left were questions. I understand that this is a short story but I've heard jokes that have better character development and an ending better than this...


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    K. Allenby Grimsby, UK 07-05-14
    K. Allenby Grimsby, UK 07-05-14 Member Since 2015

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    "Great!"

    A fun and well written short story with a great twist, I definitely didn't see it coming. Very impressive. Listen to this narration, it's good.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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