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. McEvoy and his wife Judy live in Evanston, IL.
Books by John McEvoy at Poisoned Pen Press
Desperate Jack Doyle accepts a sketchy job which leads to a deadly game of fixing horse races and murder—of the four-legged kind…. One-time amateur boxer Jack Doyle, an irreverent and rebellious advertising account representative, goes to [...] Read More →
Ex-amateur boxer and failed advertising account executive Jack Doyle, hero of Blind Switch, returns to the world of thoroughbred horse racing at a suburban Chicago track in this new thriller by the author of award-winning Riders [...] Read More →
Chicago racetrack publicist Jack Doyle, former advertising man and amateur boxer, accepts the challenge of a new job in the world of thoroughbred horse racing—that of jockey’s agent. His client is a seventeen-year-old riding phenom from [...] Read More →
No one really notices that a fix may be in until Matt O’Connor, a Chicago-based columnist for a national racing newspaper, gets a call from Moe Kellman, a horse-owning acquaintance. Kellman’s question for Matt: Was the [...] Read More →
In 2002, seven friends from their days at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, are getting together for a few flutters on the horses. On this magical day they hit the Pick Six. It’s a lot of [...] Read More →
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