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214 pages
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  "Hutton's best! A hilarious
   comedy-satire about the
   sabotage of the 2013 Super
   Bowl." 
   --- ForemostPress.com

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Was the 2013 Super Bowl fixed? This hilarious novel follows a horde of crazy characters who stumble over themselves and others in giving it their best shots.

Baldy Scales is the Choctaw Indian and conspiracist intent on one last glorious ride into the sunset on his pony—in this case, a stolen 1963 crop duster.

Larry Cole is the muddling accountant shanghaied to China when two billionaires connive to embarrass Sheldon Adelson. Cole's bodyguard, the Wonger Doodle, keeps him on target and under wraps.

Deron Youens, the genius with the GED who manages Beyonce's show, gives the Superdome's good old boys a chance to avoid a catastrophe—which, of course, they never take.

And there is Ina Wu, the anonymous hacktivist with her gambling-addict husband who decides to ruin the iconic football party altogether. The word is if Anonymous can't do it, then it can't be done.

And how about the teams and the players themselves? Who among them has the brains, the discipline, and the business sense to arrange the perfect fix?

Reading this novel is like visiting Bedlam. It teems with wild, crazy people, uproarious situations, and some serious reflections on games, gambling, and life.

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Super Bowl Fix?
by Tad Hutton
ISBN-10: 1-936154-98-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-936154-98-2

About this Book

Four attempts are made to sabotage the 2013 Super Bowl.

Will the drunken Indian succeed with his last war-ride, or will seven federal and state agencies bring him down? Given the expertise of some agency personnel, early bets are on the Indian.

Well, how about the two billionaires who try to fix the game so they can scam fellow money-bag Sheldon Adelson? Vic Diamond's "adopted son" is a middle-aged accountant with a whacky Chinese bodyguard. He may have what it takes, if indeed there is a fix on.

Oh, and don't forget the hacktivists. "Anonymous" may want to watch Beyonce, but what then?

Finally, does a mysterious player have a "Golden Parachute" which allows him to leave the game with a bundle?

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About the Author


Tad Hutton is a 2009 GAYA Award finalist. Super Bowl Fix? is his sixth novel. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

He resides on Tybee Island, Georgia, with his wife, two cats, and a Boston Whaler.

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A Review

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Tad Hutton's sixth novel, Super Bowl Fix? is hilarious. This satirical comedy is not even about football, just its venue.

The 2013 Super Bowl is a great opportunity for a couple of billionaires to embarrass Sheldon Adelson. They fix the game and relieve the casino mogul of a few tens of millions of dollars. The trigger they use for this gambit is a sarcastic, low-level accountant named Larry Cole. All he's got to do is change his name, travel to Macao, and invade enemy territory while he runs his bets.

Meanwhile, back in Louisiana, Radio shock-talk host Ted Bart finds out on air that one of his listeners is going to sabotage the Superdome—not just the football game, but the dome itself. Whether this sabotage plan is directed at Beyonce, foreigners, or rich people in general is unclear, at least to everyone but Baldy Scales. Baldy is a Choctaw Indian getting ready for his last ride to take coup, to avenge his ancestors, and to gloriously shatter his failed life.

And, of course, the Beyonce halftime show is sure to bring out the conspiracists from their hidey-holes. Given the over-management and under-performance of the Superdome's infrastructure, the Beyonce producer, Deron Youens, may have to step in and save not just his show but the game itself.

And how about the infamous hacktivist group, Anonymous? Why would they be involved in disrupting the bowl? Do they have a connection with a player? After all, beneath the zany conspiring and strategizing, is there a player involved with his own "Golden Parachute"?

A tangled web of hilarity, gambling, love, and even a bit of redemption follows this crazy comedy from start to finish.

Super Bowl Fix? was published by Foremost Press. It can be ordered through local bookstores and at ForemostPress.com, Amazon and Barnes & Noble.com.
ISBN-10: 1-936154-98-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-936154-98-2
214 pp, $9.97

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