12Surprises come as no surprise for fans of bestselling American/Australian author, JAMES HOUSTON TURNER, who is proud to announce the finalists and winners in his “Team Talanov” creative writing project for teens. “The Team,” as Turner calls the three teenage characters he is writing into his latest Talanov thriller, will take his signature hero, former KGB informant Aleksandr Talanov, in yet another unexpected direction after the shattering turn his life takes in Greco’s Game. Turner credits LL Cool J with some of the inspiration for this project. “We had dinner together in Los Angeles at the end of my 2011 book tour and talked about our mutual love of kids and how to inspire them…”

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