Tigers and Devils

Tigers and Devils

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The most important things in Simon Murray's life are football, friends, and film--in that order. His friends despair of him ever meeting someone, but despite his loneliness, Simon is cautious about looking for more. Then his best friends drag him to a party, where he barges into a football conversation and ends up defending the honour of star forward Declan Tyler--unaware that the athlete is present. In that first awkward meeting, neither man has any idea they will change each other's lives forever. Like his entire family, Simon revels in living in Melbourne, the home of Australian Rules football and mecca for serious fans. There, players are treated like gods--until they do something to fall out of public favour. This year, the public is taking Declan to task for suffering injuries outside his control, so Simon's support is a bright spot. But as Simon and Declan fumble toward a relationship, keeping Declan's homosexuality a secret from well-meaning friends and an increasingly suspicious media becomes difficult. Nothing can stay hidden forever. Soon Declan will have to choose between the career he loves and the man he wants, and Simon has never been known to make things easy--for himself or for others.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 8 x 177 x 107mm | 330g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1641080884
  • 9781641080880
  • 748,082

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When I first read [Tigers and Devils], I couldn't stop saying to myself (both internally and out loud), 'I can't believe how good this is.' Kennedy's voice in this book is the kind that authors dream of having and readers dream of finding; it swept me into the story and made me fall in love with everything about it. --Dear Author
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About Sean Kennedy

Sean Kennedy lives in Perth, Western Australia, but his heart still belongs to his hometown Melbourne--which is also the home of Simon Murray and Declan Tyler from his series Tigers and Devils. A disciple of cult leader David Lynch, Sean survived the twenty-six-year wait for a third season of Twin Peaks. Website: www.seankennedybooks.com
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7,665 ratings
4.08 out of 5 stars
5 41% (3,158)
4 34% (2,602)
3 18% (1,392)
2 5% (364)
1 2% (149)
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