Book Review: Memphis Ribs by Gerald Duff
BBQ , Brash Books , Memphis , Mystery , Uncategorized / July 29, 2015

Book Review Memphis Ribs by Gerald Duff Book Review by Dawn Thomas 248 Pages Brash Books Mystery The book opens with an unconventional robbery of an ATM. Instead of breaking into the machine, the robbers decide it would be better to take the whole machine. The men don’t know the machines can withstand major damage. The main character J.W. Ragsdale is a sergeant with the Memphis police department. He is last in his family to live in the area but he lost the family cotton farm.  He has a girlfriend but isn’t sure she is the right one for him. There are mentions of his previous life with a wife and son but we don’t really know anything about them. Aires Saxon is murdered. He is the patriarch of the Saxon family and owner of the Delta Pride BBQ franchise. Was it a home invasion or was it staged to look like one? The family members’ lives are imploding. Franklin is only interested in his next fix and is in over his head with the Bones Family gang. His sister Cameron is only interested in her current duties as the Maid of Cotton. It is J.W. and his partner Tyrone’s…