Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Ticket by Fred Shackelford










Book Details:



Book Title: The Ticket by Fred Shackelford

Category: Adult Fiction, 320 pages

Genre: Mystery/Suspense

Publisher: Black Opal Books

Release date: December 2016

Tour dates: April 2 to 13, 2018

Content Rating: PG



Book Description:



Channing Booker, a compulsive gambler, drug abuser, and philanderer whose marriage is failing, finally gets lucky and wins the Mega Millions lottery. Expecting an imminent divorce, and hoping to hide his new fortune from his wife Susan, Channing devises a scheme to have a friend claim the $241-million jackpot and secretly return the money to Channing after the divorce is final. But Susan flees with all of her possessions, including the rare book in which Channing hid the winning lottery ticket.



With time running out before the lottery ticket expires, Channing launches a desperate search to find Susan, but she’s covered her tracks well, fearing his retribution. In need of money to fund her furtive new lifestyle, Susan begins selling off her worldly goods, including her rare books, unleashing a chain of events that puts not only her life in danger, but that of her new love as well…





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Meet the Author:





Fred Shackelford is a Virginia attorney who lives on farmland that his great-great-grandfather purchased in 1817. Before writing his d├ębut novel The Ticket, he published Judges Say the Darndest Things, a collection of humorous excerpts from legal opinions. Fred is a graduate of the University of Virginia. The Ticket was a finalist for The Clue Awards from Chanticleer Book Reviews, a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Awards, and a quarterfinalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest.



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4 comments:

Kim said...

This sounds interesting. I could also see this happening in real life.

Daniel M said...

sounds like a fun one but would never trust anyone with a winning lottery ticket

judy schechter said...

Congratulations on your new release, it sounds very interesting! Good luck on the tour and thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Fred Shackelford said...

Thanks to all who are commenting on and/or reading The Ticket, and good luck in my giveaway!