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“The Running Game” by Russell P Ayers is an Absorbing Story of Childhood Adventures and Intrigue in Chicago

“The Running Game” by Russell P Ayers is a fascinating book that details childhood games and the thrill of adventure set within the breeze of Chicago in 1964. This story follows the protagonist, Basil, as he steers through the exhilarating and risky game known as the running game, showcasing his exceptional skills in hiding and evading capture.

Basil and his friends engage in the running game in the heart of Logan Square, a daring activity that demands more than hiding and seeking. The rules are simple yet exhilarating – a group of kids hide within a designated area while a select few become the Hunters. Basil’s ability in the game is evident as he masterfully conceals himself in various unconventional spots, from gangways to suspended pipes, evading capture with daring escapes that keep readers on the edge of their seats.

Basil’s adventures take a darker turn as the story progresses when he involves a girl named Kathy in the game. Their journey leads them to encounter the enigmatic and ominous character, Mr. Deboskey, who adds an element of danger and suspense to their escapades. The story unfolds with tension and intrigue as Basil and Kathy face unexpected challenges and close calls, culminating in a dramatic climax that keeps readers engrossed until the end.

 “The Running Game” not only explores the thrill of childhood games but also digs into themes of friendship, courage, and the allure of secrecy. Through Basil’s experiences, readers are teleported into a world where innocence meets danger, and the bonds of friendship are tested in the face of unforeseen circumstances.

About the Author

Russell P Ayers, the penman behind “The Running Game,” brings to life a vivid and immersive story that encapsulates the essence of childhood adventures and the nostalgia of a bygone era. With a keen eye for detail and a talent for storytelling, Ayers has penned a story that resonates with readers of all ages, transporting them to a time filled with excitement, mystery, and the thrill of the unknown.

For a riveting read that blends nostalgia with suspense, “The Running Game” by Russell P Ayers is a must-have addition to any bookshelf. Book your copy now for this enthralling tale of childhood escapades and discover a world where secrets, danger, and courage collide to create an unforgettable story.