By (author) John McEvoy
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Blind Switch by John McEvoy
Book DescriptionPraise for Blind Switch "This accomplished first novel set in the world of horse racing is bound to be compared to the novels of Dick Francis..." -Publishers Weekly starred review One-time amateur boxer Jack Doyle, an irreverent and rebellious advertising account representative, goes to work one fine Chicago day and finds his desk-and his job-both gone. A two-time loser at the marriage game as well, Doyle, usually ultra-confident, fishes himself out of a bottle to take stock, realizing, "with a thumping finality, that Life sure as hell did have his Number and was crunching it." At loose ends, Doyle accepts an unusual offer from an acquaintance, Moe Kellman, to fix a horse race. The context of making the deal-a Cubs game at storied Wrigley Field- sets up a chain of events that will lead the FBI to Doyle's door. They "coopt" him into a quest after people who are maiming or killing thoroughbred horses for their insurance values. Their number one target is a loathsome media mogul who can't bear to lose...at anything. John McEvoy, former Midwest Editor and senior correspondent for Daily Racing Form, is the author of several previously published non-fiction books on thoroughbred horse racing, including the award-winning Great Horse Racing Mysteries. Blind Switch is the first novel in his Jack Doyle horseracing mysteries set in Chicago. He lives and writes in Evanston, IL. www.johnmcevoyauthor.com
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781590582763
(216mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Poisoned Pen Press
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John McEvoy
Significant Seven, Paperback (April 2013)
Seven lifelong friends and racing fans become targets of a professional assassin. Jack Doyle, as irreverent, observant, and opinionated as ever, manages to find answers to the questions of who is fixing the horse races and who is having members of the Significant Seven killed off.
Photo Finish, Paperback / softback (June 2012)View all books by John McEvoy
Former advertising man, amateur boxer, and track publicist Jack Doyle undertakes a new job in the world of thoroughbred horse racing as a jockey's agent. His client is a 17-year-old riding phenom who tries her luck in the States.
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Author Biography - John McEvoy
John McEvoy, former Midwest editor and senior correspondent for "Daily Racing Form," is the author of five previously published non-fiction books on thoroughbred horse racing, including the award-winning "Great Horse Racing Mysteries." He has also published a book of poetry. This is his first novel. McEvoy and his wife Judy live in Evanston, IL.
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