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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (111 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mal Peet Narrator: Christopher Lan Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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As the city of San Juan pulses to summer's sluggish beat, its teenage soccer prodigy, El Brujito, the Little Magician, vanishes without a trace - right after he misses a penalty kick and loses a big game for his team. Paul Faustino, South America's top sports reporter, is reluctantly drawn into the mystery of the athlete's disappearance. As a story of corruption and murder unfolds, Faustino is forced to confront the bitter history of slavery and the power of the occult. A deftly woven mystery flush with soccer and suspense, this gripping novel is one that shouldn't be missed. From the award-winning author of TAMAR, a time-shifting thriller about a vanishing soccer star, occult secrets, and the dark history of slavery. Download and start listening now!


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  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Mary | 8/27/2013

    " I so love Keeper by Mal Peet that my expectations were high for this book. I was sorely disappointed. With the rape, torture, murders and voodoo, I would not suggest anyone under 10th (or maybe 11th) grade read this book. How it got classifed as YA is a mystery to me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by George | 9/1/2012

    " its soooooooooooooooo awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by eli | 3/24/2012

    " I didn't feel like this one was as good as Keeper, but still not a bad mystery. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Shane | 7/1/2011

    " Started so promisingly, but got way too confusing as the plot developed. A real shame because The Keeper was one of the best reads I have ever enjoyed. "

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