The Fix

The Fix

eBook - 2014
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Blazes like a 4.2 forty with the intrigue of a Sports Illustrated cover piece." - Andrew Gross, NY Times Bestselling Author Star college quarterback, Colt Walker, has it all. . . good looks, brains, one of the best arms in the game, not to mention potential for the Heisman and a first round NFL draft pick. . .. . .until he puts it all on the line as he slides into the ugly world of sports gambling. College football referee, Frank Gastner, is a man stewing in his own misery. . . consumed by a drinking problem, heavy gambling debt and heading into a nasty divorce. . .Two emotionally wrought characters, their lives spinning completely out of control. . . alcohol, lies, bookies and mobsters pushing them deeper into despair.... . .until they are brought together on the football field, each hoping to resolve his own dilemma. . .. . .but will they succeed?"Engaging characters, true to life situations, and a story that will make you rethink the headlines regarding college sports." Mike Dishmon"One thing I love is a good mystery. More than that I love a good sports mystery. And most of all I love a good sports mystery that feels real. 'The Fix,' is all of the above." - John Feinstein, Sportswriter, Columnist, Author, Broadcaster, Sports Commentator"As a former college athlete and now a member of the national media I couldn't take my eyes off The Fix. The twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat as a sports fan. It's a must read!" - Douglas Gottlieb, Host of The Doug Gottlieb Show on CBS Radio"Continuing to write first-rate suspense- exploring the deepest conflicts in human nature. Exquisitely crafted with an utterly surprising climax, this story will satisfy all. Balkind takes you away for a spellbinding, all-consuming afternoon." - Tonja Walker, Actress, Producer"As a former newspaper and mag scribe, I am always looking for the story within the story and The Fix makes you wonder could this really happen today? Like every good book I have ever read the Fix made me think and that is a good thing. A must read!" - Damon Hack, Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, NY Times, Newsday and The Golf Channel"Sports, suspense and a compelling look at the temptations and tragedies of gambling...'The Fix' is a sure thing!" - Brian A. Crowell, PGA Professional, TV Broadcaster, author of Slice Free Golf"Being a sports thriller, I'd say "The Fix" is a home-run, a hole in one and a touchdown. Balkind and Burr had me snookered!" - Claude Bouchard, bestselling author of the VIGILANTE series"Fast, lively, and morally complex, 'The Fix' starts with a bang and hurtles along to a surprising, satisfying conclusion. Balkind has produced another vivid thriller set in the intersection where modern-day sports, big business, and crime collide." - Joe Wallace, author of Diamond Ruby and Invasive Species.--Provided by publisher
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Michael Balkind, 2014
ISBN: 9781939337146
Branch Call Number: EBOOK ENKI
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: enki Library


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