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“If you’re in the mood for tense, witty angst… THE FIXER is the way to go.”
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When Rick Hoffman loses his job and apartment, his only option is to move back into—and renovate—the home of his miserable youth, now empty and in decay since his father’s stroke. But when he starts to pull it apart, he makes an electrifying discovery that will put his life in peril—and change everything he thought he knew about his father.

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Beyond the Cover at ThrillerFest

Joe talks with John Raab and Jeff Ayers, hosts of “Beyond the Cover” at ThrillerFest 2015. Authors Jon Land and Joseph Badal are also interviewed. Listen to the show on

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