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"'Sherman's Eagle' does, however, take place in Sacramento and Atlanta, and it has enough plots and subplots to fill a playbook. Steroid scandal. Murder. Missing persons. Civil War antiquities. Racism. A beloved college professor."
- The Sacramento Bee
"This is one of those books where the plot twists are earned; it is hard to put the book down when you pick it up. You'll want to toss it at the nearest fire a few times, but then you make the mistake of opening it up again. It is also great to have an actually reluctant hero, who is on the cusp of being forced to participate in the quest, and yet wants to see it to the end. This is a great book, and you will love reading it."
-San Francisco Book Review
"Blankenship's attention to detail is rewarding. His use of bits of lesser-known Sacramento history helps the story move along but doesn't dry out the momentum, something first time authors often do without realizing.This is a perfect book for summer reading."
-Christine Gillespie, Rabbit Creek Journal
A 1999 graduate of Sacramento State University specializing in Communications, Devin Blankenship has spent the last 13 years with the Sacramento Kings(NBA) Media Relations Dept. as an intermediary between local/national media and the team’s athletes,including such notable personalities as Vlade Divac, Chris Webber, Mike Bibby, Ron Artest, Tyreke Evans and many more. Blankenship also penned exclusive content as the lead writer for the team’s website, Kings.com, and season-ticket holder magazine, Fanfare, for five years. A Sacramento native, Blankenship currently resides in his hometown with his loving wife, Lori, and two young children, Jack and Aly. Sherman’s Eagle is his first foray into fiction and took five years to research, write and edit.
Fact and fiction, woven together seamlessly. Make no mistake...this is a work of fiction. But there is just enough fact to send you to Google to find out if "this" is... Read morePublished on December 1, 2012 by Nancy D.
Extremely entertaining book and I found myself having trouble putting the book down which resulted in me finishing the book in 3 days. Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by Timmy B
Well researched fiction novel that moves with a quick, exciting pace. Good story, good character development and plenty of surprises. Read morePublished on June 24, 2012 by James Ham