Child's Play Author:Sal Conte Crandall, NY - a sleepy little town, as American as apple pie and baseball. Nothing unusual about it... except the Crandall Giants, national Little League champions for two years running and the town's only claim to fame. The young players are possessed of an almost uncanny concentration and an unshakable will to win. And the Giants never, ever ... more »lose.
When newcomer Dana Evans' son, Todd, makes the team, she begins to wonder what lies behind the unbroken string of victories. Is there something sinister in the hidden past of the Giants' charismatic coach? And what exactly is the "treatment" each young player must undergo at the hand of the kindly local doctor? As Dana probes deeper, she uncovers a conspiracy so bizarre, so terrifying, that she can hardly believe it's true. When she narrowly escapes being killed, Dana realizes that baseball in Crandall isn't just a game. It's serious business. Dead serious.« less