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While Ray unravels the plot and orchestrates some payback of his own, he unwittingly steps into the ultimate high stakes game. Falling in love with the beautiful physicist trapped at the edge of the burn was just bad timing. Some parts are tough, others are hilarious, but all of it's great. Jeff Johnson's writing is remarkable.
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The Lucky Supreme Trilogy was acquired by Italian publisher Fanucci and optioned for television by the oscar winning Mark Harris of The harris company. Now I know Jeff Johnson can.
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