Kevin Styles is the best college football player in the nation.
But he gets caught up in the world of celebrity excitement. He must
learn who his real friends are and whom to trust. Otherwise, he may
lose all that stands before him.
I No Longer Play the Game focuses on the relationship between
superstar Kevin Styles and his girlfriend Chantel Dupree whom he
loves dearly. But he has difficulty expressing his feelings properly
and therefore can�t make a true commitment to her. He can�t stop
playing the game.
Through a series of fast-moving encounters, this romance novel with
a sports twist gives the reader an inside look at the pressures that
many star athletes face. Foolish behavior and misguided goals can
result in their ending up as victims of front-page headlines, says
novelist Anthony Lawrence in his first romance novel.
Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Anthony Lawrence is
currently the Senior Investigator for the Office of Citizen Complaint
Review, responsible for investigating allegations of police misconduct.
Lawrence, the former Lead Investigator for the Public Defender Service
for the District of Columbia, has established impressive credentials,
building a career working with D.C. Metropolitan area's youth and adults
who have allegedly committed crimes.
As a writer, Lawrence has impressed legions of readers with his
realistic, fiction novelettes The Ring of Betrayal and
When Tomorrow Comes. His books "attempt to help urban
youth, particularly African-American males, make positive choices in life."
Lawrence has catapulted into an important voice of his generation.
Lawrence has made significant contributions by providing a unique and
positive perspective in addressing the issues and challenges facing
today's youth. Lawrence, a criminal justice graduate of the University
of Maryland, lives in Laurel, Md.
Anthony Lawrence featured at Gazette.net.
Anthony Lawrence featured in Laurel Leader.
Anthony Lawrence featured at The Patriot-News.
EXCERPT FROM ANTHONY LAWRENCE'S I NO LONGER PLAY THE GAME
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