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the legacy by S.P. Brown

Editor's Note: Welcome to "Louisiana Literature," a new feature highlighting recently published books from the area's authors.

"The Legacy" by S.P. Brown, Black Opal Books, $16.99, 380 pages, paperback 

Plaquemine native and fantasy/sci-fi fan S.P. Brown's first novel is "The Legacy."

Published by Black Opal Books, the plot centers on Harry Black, who must accept his family's mysterious legacy in order to procure his inheritance. A nightmare, dark secrets, a high-ranking U.S. senator and a terrorist bombing all figure into the tale. 

Brown is a professor of kinesiology at Mississippi State University. Brown and his wife live in Starkville, Mississippi, and have three daughters.